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CNPC Evacuates Oil Personnel from South Sudan - OilPrice.com;

CNPC Evacuates Oil Personnel from South Sudan - OilPrice.com

OilPrice.comCNPC Evacuates Oil Personnel from South SudanOilPrice.comThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Radio TamazujAU agrees to send more peacekeepers to South Sudan; Kiir plans demonstrationsRadio TamazujThe 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 ...and more »

Govt evacuates staff from South Sudan - Chronicle;

Govt evacuates staff from South Sudan - Chronicle

ChronicleGovt evacuates staff from South SudanChronicleThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

UN News CentreUN staff in South Sudan facing harassment, obstructions – UN Mission reportsUN News CentreThe 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 ...and more »

South Sudan soldiers accused of rape near UN base - SBS;

South Sudan soldiers accused of rape near UN base - SBS

SBSSouth Sudan soldiers accused of rape near UN baseSBSThe 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 ...and more »

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

Rights group launches free S. Sudan journalist campaignSudan TribuneJuly 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 ...and more »

UPDF makes final evacuation of Ugandans from Juba - New Vision;

UPDF makes final evacuation of Ugandans from Juba - New Vision

New VisionUPDF makes final evacuation of Ugandans from JubaNew VisionFive 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 ...and more »

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

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

CBC.ca'Lost girl' returns to South Sudan to find hundreds slaughteredCBC.caA 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 ...and more »

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

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

TUKO.CO.KESouth Sudan leaders divided over Uhuru's peace planTUKO.CO.KEPresident 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 ...and more »

11 dead in suspected South Sudan cholera outbreak - STAT;

11 dead in suspected South Sudan cholera outbreak - STAT

STAT11 dead in suspected South Sudan cholera outbreakSTATRelatives 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.and more »

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

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

The Star, KenyaKenya evacuates 796 citizens from South SudanThe Star, KenyaKenyans 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 ...and more »

African leaders eye bigger role for AU forces - Deutsche Welle;

African leaders eye bigger role for AU forces - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleAfrican leaders eye bigger role for AU forcesDeutsche WelleThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

UN News CentreThousands flee to Uganda to escape renewed violence in South Sudan – UN refugee agencyUN News CentreA 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 ...and more »

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

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

ReutersHunger, looting and now suspected cholera hit South SudanReutersA 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 | ...and more »

Focus on Africa - BBC News;

Focus on Africa - BBC News

BBC NewsFocus on AfricaBBC NewsTheir 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 ...and more »

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

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

Global News NetworkAl Jazeera Report: Singer Emmanuel Jal calls for South Sudan leaders to step downGlobal News NetworkLast 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 ...and more »

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

China's CNPC says evacuates most of its staff from South SudanReuters AfricaHONG 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.and more »

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

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

AfricanewsPressure mounts on South Sudan government to release detained journalistAfricanewsReporters 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 ...and more »

African leaders moot South Sudan protection force - Hurriyet Daily News;

African leaders moot South Sudan protection force - Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily NewsAfrican leaders moot South Sudan protection forceHurriyet Daily NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Digital JournalOutbreak of Cholera in South Sudan — 72 people sick, 11 deadDigital JournalJuba - 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 ...and more »