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South Sudan peace monitors say hunger - Coastweek

South Sudan peace monitors say hungerCoastweekJUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- The body tasked with monitoring South Sudan's peace agreement warned on Wednesday that increasing hunger crisis and escalation in violence have undermined all efforts to make peace in the war-torn East African nation.and more »

UN urges all sides in S. Sudan conflict to cease hostilities - Sudan Tribune

UN urges all sides in S. Sudan conflict to cease hostilitiesSudan TribuneApril 29, 2017 (JUBA) – The United Nations has urged South Sudan government as well as the other warring parties in the war-torn nation to cease hostilities and uphold their responsibilities to protect civilians. JPEG - 74.6 kb; Arms and light weapons ...and more »

Regional Protection Force Of UNIMSS Begins To Arrive South Sudan - gurtong;

Regional Protection Force Of UNIMSS Begins To Arrive South Sudan - gurtong

gurtongRegional Protection Force Of UNIMSS Begins To Arrive South SudangurtongThe United Nations Mission in South Sudan has said that the first elements of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have started to arrive in the country. 30 April 2017. Regional Protection Force Of ...and more »

First batch of regional protection force arrives in South Sudan - Xinhua

First batch of regional protection force arrives in South SudanXinhuaJUBA, April 29 (Xinhua) -- The first elements of the regional protection force (RPF) of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have started to arrive in the country, the mission said Saturday. UNMISS said an advance party of a construction engineering ...and more »

New South Sudan fighting displaces 25000 people - pppFocus;

New South Sudan fighting displaces 25000 people - pppFocus

pppFocusNew South Sudan fighting displaces 25000 peoplepppFocus“This is a disaster in the making, just as the demand is greatest”, said Marcus Bachmann, MSF head of mission for South Sudan. A government offensive in two parts of Upper Nile State, near the border with Sudan, forced 32 humanitarian staff to be ...and more »

Some African states oppose a return by South Sudan rebel Machar - AppsforPCdaily;

Some African states oppose a return by South Sudan rebel Machar - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailySome African states oppose a return by South Sudan rebel MacharAppsforPCdailySouth Sudan's government troops were on an offensive in Kodok and the Upper Nile region, head of the United Nations mission in South Sudan David Shearer told members of the Security Council on Tuesday. "We are going to have to make life challenging ...and more »

UN urges South Sudan rivals to stop hostilities - News Agency of Nigeria (press release);

UN urges South Sudan rivals to stop hostilities - News Agency of Nigeria (press release)

News Agency of Nigeria (press release)UN urges South Sudan rivals to stop hostilitiesNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged all sides in the South Sudan conflict to cease hostilities following recent government offensive. Guterres described as disturbing the escalation of violence and subsequent suffering of civilians ...and more »

South Sudan: Fresh violence displaces 25000 people - Normangee Star;

South Sudan: Fresh violence displaces 25000 people - Normangee Star

Normangee StarSouth Sudan: Fresh violence displaces 25000 peopleNormangee StarDespite the August 2015 peace agreement, South Sudan slipped back into conflict due to renewed clashes between rival forces – the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) loyal to President Salva Kiir and the SPLA in Opposition backing former First ...and more »

South Sudan: UN urges all sides to cease hostilities; regional force starts to arrive - UN News Centre;

South Sudan: UN urges all sides to cease hostilities; regional force starts to arrive - UN News Centre

UN News CentreSouth Sudan: UN urges all sides to cease hostilities; regional force starts to arriveUN News CentreContinuous fighting around the Jonglei State capital Bor has driven an estimated 136,000 South Sudanese civilians across the River Nile into Awerial County in Lakes State. Photo: UNMISS/Wade Mageng ...and more »

Igad Advised To Sanction South Sudan Army Commanders - Oye! Times;

Igad Advised To Sanction South Sudan Army Commanders - Oye! Times

Oye! TimesIgad Advised To Sanction South Sudan Army CommandersOye! TimesSoldiers of the Sudan People Liberation Army soldiers patrol in Malakal, northern South Sudan, on October 16, 2016. FILE PHOTO | ALBERT GONZALEZ FARRAN | AFP. The UN panel of experts for South Sudan has urged the Inter-Governmental Authority ...and more »

In S Sudan, RPF Is Coming, As Weapons Flown by Ukraine, From Egypt, ICP on PoE Report - Inner City Press

In S Sudan, RPF Is Coming, As Weapons Flown by Ukraine, From Egypt, ICP on PoE ReportInner City PressUNITED NATIONS, April 29 – The new South Sudan UN Panel of Experts report, obtained by Inner City Press and put online on April 22 by Inner City Press on Patreon here, details among other things asset freeze and travel ban violations as well as weapons ...and more »

Note to Correspondents on Preparations in South Sudan for the Regional Protection Force Juba, 29 April, 2017 - Reliefweb

Note to Correspondents on Preparations in South Sudan for the Regional Protection Force Juba, 29 April, 2017ReliefwebThe first elements of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have started to arrive in the country. The RPF Headquarters has already been established in Juba under the leadership of Brigadier General ...and more »

UN calls for halt to South Sudan fighting - Digital Journal;

UN calls for halt to South Sudan fighting - Digital Journal

Digital JournalUN calls for halt to South Sudan fightingDigital JournalThe United Nations on Saturday called for a halt to fighting in South Sudan after the government launched a new offensive earlier this week. South Sudanese government forces targeted a town in the north on Wednesday, displacing civilians the UN said ...and more »

"I have no idea if my mother's dead or alive" : Families separated in South Sudan - VICE News

VICE News"I have no idea if my mother's dead or alive" : Families separated in South SudanVICE NewsKODOK, South Sudan — “I'm living in darkness,” says Abuk Aban. Rustling through her belongings lying in a pile of dirt under a tree, the 35-year-old retrieves a small, beat-up cell phone from her black knapsack. “They're blocking our communication ...and more »

What's Inside the Badass Backpack That's Saving Lives in South Sudan - WIRED;

What's Inside the Badass Backpack That's Saving Lives in South Sudan - WIRED

WIREDWhat's Inside the Badass Backpack That's Saving Lives in South SudanWIREDSouth Sudan is a mess. Fighting between the government and a rebel militia has sent 25,000 people fleeing from a town called Kodok toward the border with Sudan—and on the road they've run into another 13,000 people on the run from yet more fighting.and more »

UN issues ultimatum as millions face starvation - gulfnews.com;

UN issues ultimatum as millions face starvation - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comUN issues ultimatum as millions face starvationgulfnews.comA boy sits next to a hut at a camp for the displaced by the Yemen war. UN officials said a child dies every six to 10 minutes in Yemen from hunger. Published: 14:44 April 29, 2017 Gulf News. Reuters. SMALL; MEDIUM; LARGE. Rome: The United Nations ...and more »

Peace monitors tell S. Sudan army to cease attacks in Upper Nile - Sudan Tribune

Peace monitors tell S. Sudan army to cease attacks in Upper NileSudan TribuneApril 28, 2017 (JUBA) - The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Friday called on the South Sudanese army to immediately stop attacks in the restive Upper Nile region saying it bears the responsibilities of the violence that displaced 25 ...and more »

S. Sudan army floods the streets of Juba after taking control of rebel HQ - africanews;

S. Sudan army floods the streets of Juba after taking control of rebel HQ - africanews

africanewsS. Sudan army floods the streets of Juba after taking control of rebel HQafricanewsSouth Sudan's government army has flooded the streets of Juba since it took control of the headquarters of the Riek Machar-led opposition forces in Kodok in the Upper Nile state after three days of fighting. The Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA ...and more »

Climate Change as Genocide: Inaction Equals Annihilation - AlterNet;

Climate Change as Genocide: Inaction Equals Annihilation - AlterNet

AlterNetClimate Change as Genocide: Inaction Equals AnnihilationAlterNetIt would cost just $4.4 billion to save 20 million African lives, but the world won't pony up. By Michael Klare / TomDispatch. April 29, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to More Share to Email. Print.and more »

SPLA will not withdraw from Juba Streets if coup rumours continue - Sudan Tribune

SPLA will not withdraw from Juba Streets if coup rumours continueSudan TribuneApril 28, 2017 (JUBA) – On Friday, the South Sudanese army said it would continue to camp and patrol the streets of the Juba, until the fear of the rumours of the peddling coup allegations stopped. “The South Sudan Liberation Army (SPLA) forces and ...and more »