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By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2014
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– By Michael Medley Warnings of a looming famine begin early in the year, and intensify quickly. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes; many are urban-dwellers, displaced into already-impoverished rural areas and overcrowded relief centres. Relief agencies which for yea...
By IAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon May 21, 2014 – “RHETORIC The art of making life less believable; the calculated use of language, not to alarm but to do full harm to our busy minds and properly dispose our listeners to a pain they have never dreamed of. The context of what can be known establishes that […...
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Feb 7th, 2013
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By Jairo Munive Following decades of civil war South Sudan achieved independence from Sudan in mid-2011 as the culmination of a long peace process. Both the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) and international donors consider a successful Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) program a pre...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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By Eric Reeves, On December 21, 2012—in a deeply tragic accident—military forces of South Sudan shot down a UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) MI-8 helicopter with four Russian pilots aboard. The incident occurred in Jonglei state, in a region where there has seen heavy military activity by the Khart...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2012
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South Sudan’s army launched Monday a “successful” attack on the forces of Dak Kueth, a self-proclaimed prophet from Jonglei State, the military said on Tuesday. Initial reports said the 19 members of Kueth’s militia were killed but this was later revised up to 29. The army cap...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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By Steve Paterno Last week, in commemoration of Human Rights Day, I was interviewed by Radio France International (RFI) http://us.mg5.mail.yahoo.com/neo/#http://www.english.rfi.fr/africa/20121211-protestors-killed-south-sudan so as to highlight the issues of human rights abuses in South Sudan. The in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 14th, 2012
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By Magok Alier Akuot The International Humanitarian Law defines civilian as a person who is not a member of his or her country’s armed forces or other militia. This definition is supplemented by The Free Legal Dictionary also defines civilian as a person who is not an active member of the military, t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 8th, 2012
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South Sudan announced on Monday that a group of rebels have abandoned their armed struggle and returned to the country’s capital Juba, apparently in a response to a presidential amnesty to all rebel groups. JPEG – 10.1 kb South Sudan soldier, Unity state, April 24 2012 (Reuters) A rebel militia...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2012
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar These days, Sudanese officials (both within Sudan and outside it) claim that South Sudan is the initiator of aggressions. They base their argument on the recent takeover of Panthou (Heglig) by the SPLA. When the African Union (AU), for example, came up with its roadmap for th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 29th, 2012
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar Before turning to what Sudan is preaching these days that South Sudan initiates aggressions, I would like to write about something that might not be popular at this time when we are facing external challenges. The reason why I am writing about this topic is that we must alway...