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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir agrees to 4,000 more UN peacekeepers

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) walks with US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power (R) and other visiting members of the UN Security Council in the capital Juba, South Sudan September 4, 2016. (AP)South Sudan’s President Salva Kii...

South Sudan’s Riek Machar discharged from hospital in Khartoum

This file photo shows South Sudan's former vice president and rebel leader Riek Machar in Khartoum, Sudan. (AFP)South Sudan’s rebel leader and former first vice president, Riek Machar, has been discharged from hospital in the Sudanese capital Khart...

CHILDREN OF WAR - South Sudan

"A portrait of turmoil in South Sudan, from behind the lens" PBS NewsHour 8/19/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  South Sudan, the world’s newest country, is again on the brink of a civil war.  Photographer Sebastian Rich has covered the conflict in th...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 22, 2016

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacks six opposition ministers

Newly appointed Vice President of South Sudan Taban Deng Gai (L) and President Salva Kiir pose at the State House in Juba on July 26, 2016. (AFP)South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacked six opposition ministers Wednesday amid growing tensions in the...

South Sudan: Responding To Cholera Outbreak In Juba

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to a cholera outbreak in Juba by vaccinating people at high risk, providing clean drinking water and supporting medical treatme...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jul 29, 2016

UN documents 120 cases of sexual assault in South Sudan capital

This photo taken on July 1, 2016 shows people waiting to be registered as displaced persons in a South Sudan Red Cross compound in Wau, South Sudan. (By AFP)...

Switzerland Responds to New Humanitarian Needs in South Sudan

In South Sudan thousands of people have fled the recent hostilities between rival political factions. These new outbreaks of violence have compounded the already considerable humanitarian needs in the country. Switzerland has decided to provide an ad...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jul 27, 2016

South Sudan leader replaces rival Machar as vice president

Former first Vice President Riek Machar (L) delivers a speech to journalists next to South Sudan President Salva Kiir (C) and Vice President James Wani Igga (R) in Juba on July 8, 2016. ©AFP...

African leaders meet to discuss ICC concerns, South Sudan

This July 16, 2016 photo released by the United Nations shows Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (second from right) arriving in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, to attend the 27th African Union (AU) Summit.

Kenya Airways Haults Flights to South Sudan Over Clashes

Kenya Airways says it has suspended its flights to South Sudan’s capital Juba where renewed fighting between rival army factions erupted on Sunday. The airline said in a statement that its daily flights to Juba would remain halted until the situati...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 11, 2016

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir declares immediate ceasefire : State TV

South Sudan President Salva Kiir delivers a speech to journalists in Juba on July 8, 2016. (AFP photo) Sou...

South Sudan civil war claims 300+ lives

(Juba)  After years of fighting, the Christian population of Sudan won independence in 2011 from the rest of (Islamic) Sudan. You'd think that after over 60 years of fighting , these people would subscribe to their holy book (The bible) and conc...
by Eye On The World on Jul 11, 2016

South Sudan: Admission into the East African bloc Granted

South Sudan has officially joined the East African Community (EAC), becoming the sixth member of the regional bloc after Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. By joining the bloc,... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-africa.com for...

CECAFA Cup 2015: Djibouti 0-4 Sudan

Friday 27th November 2015 CECAFA Cup Group C Bahir Dar Stadium, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia Djibouti 0-4 Sudan A hat-trick from Sudanese striker Athar El-Tahir consigned Djibouti to their third successive defeat in the CECAFA Cup group stages in Ethiopia. Fa...
by The Worst In The World on Dec 1, 2015

CECAFA Cup 2015: Malawi 3-0 Djibouti

Wednesday 25th November 2015 CECAFA Cup Group C Bahir Dar Stadium, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia Malawi 3-0 Djibouti It is now two defeats from two for the Riverains de la Mer Rouge (the Shoremen of the Red Sea) in the CECAFA Cup group stages. After defeat to...
by The Worst In The World on Nov 25, 2015

CECAFA Cup 2015: South Sudan 2-0 Djibouti

Monday 23rd November 2015 CECAFA Cup Group C Bahir Dar Stadium, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia South Sudan 2-0 Djibouti Djibouti’s CECAFA Cup campaign got off to a disappointing start on the shores of Lake Tana in central Ethiopia today. In what was their fir...
by The Worst In The World on Nov 23, 2015

Lost Boy and Genocide Survivor John Dau is providing Healthcare in South Sudan

John Bul Dau was born in 1974 in what is now South Sudan. In 1987, when John was 12 years old, his village, Duk Payuel, was attacked in the middle of the night by government forces from northern Sudan and his family was scattered due to the violence.
by Konnect Africa on Jul 21, 2015

South Sudan warlord offers abducted boys sit exams: U.N. envoy

(GNN) - A South Sudanese warlord who abducted about 89 boys from their school has offered to let them return to finish exams as long as they are then given back to him to fight, United Nations global education envoy Gordon Brown said on Wednesday."Th...

5 Quick Political Facts for Today (2/21/15)

Prominent climate change-denying scientist has been outed as a fossil fuel-funded hack.  Wei-Hock Soon, who has testified to Congress and state governments and been a guest on conservative news programs, has been destroyed in an article today that c...
by Sparking the Left on Feb 21, 2015

South Sudan: African Union should publish Commission of Inquiry report, ensure accountability

The African Union (AU) should immediately publish the report of the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan, said Amnesty International, Community Empowerment for Progress Organization, FIDH, and the South Sudan Law Society.
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 23, 2015


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