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Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:31:51 GMT
First South Sudan River Convoy in Five Years, Delivers UN Aid to Remote Areas
[UN News] For the first time since civil war erupted in South Sudan in 2013, a United Nations food convoy has managed to deliver thousands of tonnes of aid by river, to people in seven hard-to-reach locations, saving millions of dollars on costly aid...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:54:38 GMT
Prison Standoff in Blue House
[VOA] Prisoners in South Sudan's notorious Blue House say about 200 of them broke into a store in the prison where weapons are kept early Sunday morning local time and are holding two "unharmed" prison guards hostage, demanding the government provide...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 05:22:08 GMT
Eritrea, Ethiopia Peace Pact Won't Hurt Lapsset, Says CEO
[Nation] Divergent views have been expressed concerning the impact of the Eritrea and Ethiopia peace agreement on the implementation and operationalisation of the Sh2.5 trillion Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) Corridor project.

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:14:36 GMT
'Stronger' Effort Must Be Made to Cement Peace Deal for South Sudanese Women and Girls - UN Women Chief
[UN News] Putting the latest peace deal into real effect across South Sudan, must include addressing "in a stronger manner, the challenges facing women and girls", said the UN's leading voice for gender-equality, who is part of a joint United Nations...

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 05:06:09 GMT
#TheProfiteers - Outrage After KTN Fails to Air Exposé On South Sudan Plunder
[Nairobi News] Kenyans online are protesting KTN's last minute cancellation of the airing of an investigative piece on South Sudan leaders' alleged looting and stashing their wealth in Nairobi and Kampala.

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Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:13:18 +0000
South Sudan opposition Machar’s forces sexually abused women, girls in latest violence: UN
WARNING: This story contains disturbing and graphic details The Associated Press, Oct/18/2018, SSN; While the UN has previously detailed abuses by the South Sudanese government, Thursday’s report focused on troops loyal to Machar. (Mohamed Nure...

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:30:56 +0000
Urgent Message to Equatorians in Uganda: Avoid the planned Kampala meeting by Kiir’s agents
Press Release: OCT/19/2018, SSN; An Equatorian meeting is planned to take place tomorrow in Kampala organized by the Kiir government to provide a cheap platform for jieng-inclined Equatorian leadership. Those invited to address the meeting are: 1- Mr...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:28:18 +0000
Kiir’s South Sudan army SPLA, raped, killed and recruited Children – UN
By: KEVIN J KELLEY, TheEastAfrican, OCT/16/2018, SSN; South Sudanese soldiers are responsible for most of the killings and rapes of children carried out in the country, the United Nations said on Monday. “I am especially alarmed by the rampant ...

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:26:10 +0000
BREAKING NEWS: Kenyan & South Sudanese activists demand action against beneficiaries of SS War
From Radio Tamazuj & Other sources, OCT/12/2018, SSN; Latest Development, OCT/15/2018, Nairobi, Kenya: South Sudan politician Paul Malong denies he embezzled millions of dollars in war-torn country. South Sudan politician Gen. Paul Malong has sa...

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:18:45 +0000
Remember South Sudan? Washington Would Prefer Not to as Taban Deng frustrates USA
BY ROBBIE GRAMER/ OCTOBER/ 4/ 2018/ SSN; Its freedom fighters have turned into brutal oppressors, and it is near to becoming another failed state, despondent U.S. supporters say. A senior official from South Sudan traveled to Washington this week to ...

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