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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:20:15 GMT
UNSC Pledges Support for Regional Push to Revive Peace Pact
[UN News] As the brutal conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday said it remains deeply concerned over the situation there, and expressed strong support for a regional initiative aimed at salvagin...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:16:56 GMT
Children Are the Face of Conflict-Fuelled Humanitarian Tragedy in South Sudan - UNICEF
[UN News] South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that "anything less, places children and wo...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:54:30 GMT
Nuba Mountains Refugees Killed in South Sudan Camps
[Radio Dabanga] Upper Nile -Two Sudanese refugees from the Nuba Mountains have reportedly been killed at the Ida camps in South Sudan's Upper Nile in separate incidents this week. This brings the murder toll to four during the last three months.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:00:21 GMT
UN and Partners Launch U.S.$1.72 Billion Appeal
[UN News] The United Nations relief wing and the humanitarian community in South Sudan launched on Wednesday a $1.72 billion appeal to assist six million people affected by conflict, displacement and hunger.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:30:09 GMT
South Sudanese Turn to Illegal Mining for Survival
[VOA] South Sudanese residents of Kapoeta state say they found a way to earn money to feed their families: selling gold. Gold mining is illegal in South Sudan, but locals say it is worth the risk of getting arrested, or buried. They say they might se...

South Sudan Nation

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:41:11 +0000
Juba Monitor, the mouth piece of JCE tries to taint Gen. Cirillo-led National Salvation Front
From: Elhag Paul, DEC/16/2017, SSN; On Thursday 7th December 2017, Juba Monitor reported sensationally in bold red headlines, ‘Cirillo’s men’ then followed in black print ‘stranded in Nimule as talks delay’. The colour red is known psycholo...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:26:31 +0000
The IGAD High Level Revitalization Forum: Wounded but still alive?
From: Peter Adwok Nyaba , South Sudan, DEC/15/2017, SSN; Today, Friday, 15 December 2017 marks the fourth anniversary of mutiny in the Presidential Guards contingent of the SPLA, which turned out to be a trap into a well planned targeted killing of e...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:17:17 +0000
ARCSS and HLRF: Last or Lost Chance for Peace in South Sudan?
By James Okuk, PhD, Juba, DEC/13/2017, SSN; “Tell people in power that something they tried didn’t work as expected” – Peter Ross. “A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation” – Edmund Burke. The a...

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:19:03 +0000
Lol State is a disaster like the rest of the country and Pres. Kiir says, “It isn’t my fault!” Who’s to blame then, Mr. President? The Jieng Council of Elders (JCE)!
From: Amma Emmanuel , Australia, DEC/10/2017, SSN; Lol state is a disaster like the rest of the country and the president says, “It is not my fault”! Who is to blame then Mr. President? The Jieng Council of Elders (JCE)! When Decree No. 36 of 201...

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:29:01 +0000
To Leaders of Bor, Twi and Duk: Save your jieng community from obliteration
BY: MajorComings, DEC/10/2017, SSN; My leaders, this is your time. This is your moment. You must act in the best interest of your community to saving it from apparent obliteration. I am an insider and so, I compose this message with a heavy heart. It...

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