Upper Nile

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 23rd, 2014
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– By James Copnall Maban county, Upper Nile state, South Sudan, August 2014 Until early August, Maban county was mostly famous for the misery of others. Nearly 130,000 Sudanese refugees live – and sometimes die – in desperately difficult conditions in several makeshift camps in Maban, having fled the...
By IAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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By John A. Akec July 2, 2014 - A Week cannot be longer than seven days If you catch cold and seek medical advice, it will take you only a week to recover from it; and if you don’t see your doctor, the cold will last for only seven days to get over. This was […]...
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May 14th, 2014
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By Steven Wöndu My memory has failed me, again. I cannot remember how ‘Greater’ slipped in the names of our Regions, States and Counties. The practice has become so absurd that last year and the year before, the States of Western, Central and Eastern Equatoria resolved that collectively they are call...
By IAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2014
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By Juliana Bol It is becoming increasingly clear that the IGAD-led mediation process in Addis Ababa will not lead to a definitive resolution to the conflict in South Sudan in the near future. Three months after the cessation of hostilities agreement, there has been no progress on implementation modal...
By IAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2014
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BY: Daniel Wuor Joak,RSS, MAR/28/2014, SSN; It is so sad that a nascent country of nearly three years old could venture into unplanned and destructive war, unfortunately orchestrated by none other than the incumbent President Salva Kiir Mayardit. He hastily did it out of greed and jealousy to outstri...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2014
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As the number of people killed and displaced by South Sudan’s bloody, month-long civil conflict continues to rise, negotiations taking place in Addis Ababa have inevitably focused on requirements for a ceasefire. An agreement came on 23 January, when negotiators representing the President Salva Kiir ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Jacob K. Lupai This is a response to a series of parts of article, Rebuttal to Mr. Jacob K. Lupai’s advice on Issues Raised in Equatoria Conference 2013, by my valued friend, Ateny Wek Ateny, in his column, Beating The Drum of Truth in The Citizen Newspaper (March 21, March 23 and of March [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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By Unni Karunakara This year marks 30 years since Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began providing medical care in the area that now makes up South Sudan. Our first project was in Yei in Central Equatoria in 1983, where we delivered healthcare to the local population and refugees fleeing the civil war ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 4th, 2013
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Sudan Tribune Juba — A senior regional leader in Ethiopia has welcomed the proposed road project in South Sudan that would connect the two sisterly countries and promote trade between them. Gambella region’s vice president in Ethiopia, Gatluak Tut, told the Sudan Tribune on Sunday by phone from...
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Jacob K. Lupai A federal system of government appropriate for South Sudan is a view that is hoped to increase understanding. There is already an expressed fear of a federal system of government for South Sudan as too fragmenting. The fear is that South Sudanese will be compartmentalized into triba...