CNPC Evacuates Oil Personnel from South Sudan - OilPrice.com

The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) evacuated 191 of its employees in South Sudan amid worries over an escalation in the armed conflict between the government and opposition troops. A CNPC statement issued on 19 June mentioned that ...

AU agrees to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan; Kiir plans demonstrations - Radio Tamazuj

The African Union has endorsed an East African plan to reinforce the UN Mission in South Sudan with thousands more African peacekeepers. Salva Kiir plans to rally his supporters in Juba to denounce the plan. Last week the East African bloc IGAD called ...

Govt evacuates staff from South Sudan - Chronicle

The Government has temporarily evacuated Zimbabwean staff from its embassy in South Sudan capital, Juba due to threats of a civil war in that country. This was revealed yesterday in a Press statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Policy Research ...

UN staff in South Sudan facing harassment, obstructions – UN Mission reports - UN News Centre

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) provides protection to civilians fleeing recent violence in Wau. Photo: UNMISS. Tweet ?Share. Print. 19 July 2016 – The situation around South Sudan remains tense, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the ...

South Sudan soldiers accused of rape near UN base - SBS

The UN has received reports that South Sudanese soldiers in uniform have raped civilians near a UN peacekeeping base in Juba, the UN spokesman has said. Source: AFP. 20 Jul 2016 - 7:16 AM UPDATED 20 Jul 2016 - 7:17 AM ...

Rights group launches free S. Sudan journalist campaign - Sudan Tribune

July 19, 2016 (JUBA) - The campaign group, Amnesty International, has launched a global campaign in solidarity with Alfred Taban, South Sudanese editor arrested last week. JPEG - 26.5 kb; Alfred Taban (Time-UA Photo). Taban, founder of the Juba Monitor ...

UPDF makes final evacuation of Ugandans from Juba - New Vision

Five Ugandans died on the way from Juba after the vehicle they were travelling in was involved in an accident. Evacuate 703x422. The Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) carried out the third and final evacuation of Ugandans stranded in the South ...

'Lost girl' returns to South Sudan to find hundreds slaughtered - CBC.ca

A South Sudanese woman who fled to Winnipeg a decade ago says she's in shock after returning home to find hundreds of people slaughtered. "I thought my country would be in peace. I thought nothing would happen again," Rebecca Deng told CBC when ...

South Sudan leaders divided over Uhuru's peace plan - TUKO.CO.KE

President Uhuru Kenyatta's suggestion that more peace troops should be added to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNIMISS) seems to be causing further division between President Salva Kiir and his deputy, Riek Machar. According to the Sudan ...

11 dead in suspected South Sudan cholera outbreak - STAT

Relatives of a 30-year-old man grieve after he died of cholera, outside the cholera isolation ward at the Juba Teaching Hospital in the South Sudan capital in May 2014. There is a new suspected cholera outbreak in the country. Matthew Abbott/AP.

Kenya evacuates 796 citizens from South Sudan - The Star, Kenya

Kenyans leaving South Sudan queue to enter a KQ plane at Juba international airport as evacuation process comes to an end tomorrow. Photo/file. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. A total of 796 Kenyans have been evacuated from South ...

African leaders eye bigger role for AU forces - Deutsche Welle

The role of AU forces is on the rise as African leaders agreed on Monday to send a large AU military force to South Sudan with a more robust mandate than the 12,000-strong UN protection force already in the country. AU summit in Kigali. After violent ...

Thousands flee to Uganda to escape renewed violence in South Sudan – UN refugee agency - UN News Centre

A recently arrived South Sudanese refugee loads his belongings into a UNHCR truck at the South Sudan border with Uganda. Photo: UNHCR/Will Swanson. Tweet ?Share. Print. 19 July 2016 – More than 5,000 people – primarily women and children under ...

Hunger, looting and now suspected cholera hit South Sudan - Reuters

A worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) prepares to move bags containing bodies of unidentified people killed in the recent fighting in checkpoint area of Juba, South Sudan, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer. By Tom Miles | ...

Focus on Africa - BBC News

Their deployment aims to end fighting which continues to hamper a peace agreement between President Salva Kiir and first Vice President Riek Machar. A 12,000-strong UN peacekeeping force is already in place in South Sudan. Soldiers for the AU force are ...

Al Jazeera Report: Singer Emmanuel Jal calls for South Sudan leaders to step down - Global News Network

Last night on The Stream on Al Jazeera English, award-winning South Sudanese singer and peace activist Emmanuel Jal called on both President Salva Kiir and first vice president Riek Machar to step down. join2. “The country has failed. The leadership ...

China's CNPC says evacuates most of its staff from South Sudan - Reuters Africa

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) has evacuated the bulk of its workers from South Sudan after fighting started in the capital Juba earlier this month, but its operations were unaffected, a CNPC-run paper said on Tuesday.

Pressure mounts on South Sudan government to release detained journalist - Africanews

Reporters Without Borders has called for the immediate release of Alfred Taban, a South Sudanese journalist working for the Juba Monitor detained by security forces since July 16. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented ...

African leaders moot South Sudan protection force - Hurriyet Daily News

A general view shows the deserted check-point market after it was destroyed in the recent fighting in Jabel area of Juba, South Sudan, July 16, 2016. REUTERS photo. African leaders on July 18 approved a proposal to deploy a regional protection force to ...

Outbreak of Cholera in South Sudan — 72 people sick, 11 dead - Digital Journal

Juba - UNICEF is reporting that 11 people in South Sudan have died in a suspected cholera outbreak. As of Tuesday morning, the agency says there are 72 cases, with 36 in the capital, Juba. U.S. News is reporting that South Sudan's Ministry of Health ...