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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2014
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By Keith Somerville The spectre of ethnically-motivated killings, and the use of ethnic rivalry or hatred to mobilize and incite one community against another, hangs over the conflict in South Sudan. Coming just weeks after the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, which will forever be associate...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2014
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By solomondersso Blog With its descent into an unconscionably self-destructive civil war, South Sudan lost its innocence, shattering the newly found hopes and aspirations of its people; a people that endured so much brutality for far too long. Little wonder that South Sudanese received the independen...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Apr 21st, 2014
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More than 200 people sheltering inside mosque killed after rebels ousted government troops, according to UN investigators Rebels loyal to renegade VP Reik Machar slaughtered hundreds of civilians when they seized the South Sudan oil hub of Bentiu, hunting down men, women and children who had sought r...
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
In East Africa
Dec 8th, 2012
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The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) expressed deep concern today at the reported murder of journalist Diing Chan Awol and added its voice to the growing calls for a full investigation into the killing. According to media reports, Mr. Awol – who was a former UN staff member during the S...
By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Feb 27th, 2012
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Luanda – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday asked Angola to provide helicopters for peacekeeping missions in countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. “As you know, several of our peacekeeping missions including Monusco in DRC and Unmiss in South Sudan,...