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The perilous road to safety for South Sudan's refugees - CNN

Since July, the influx of South Sudanese in Uganda has increased, causing the main settlements of Bidi-Bidi and Nyumanzi to fill in three months. More than 1.5 million South Sudanese refugees have fled to neighboring countries in the region, and around ...and more »

South Sudan's people are starving, and fighters are blocking aid - Washington Post

MAYENDIT, South Sudan — When his stepbrother starved to death in January, Matthew Yaw buried him in the sand next to the family's shack of sticks and plastic, one more grave at the epicenter of the world's most severe hunger crisis. It is a man-made ...and more »

Surviving The Sexual Violence Crisis In South Sudan - Huffington Post

In Uganda's massive Bidibidi camp, which is home to more than 272,000 South Sudanese refugees, aid workers are trying to identify and help sexual violence survivors – despite a dearth of resources. BIDIBIDI CAMP, Uganda – Grace sits staring vacantly ...and more »

Over 60000 S.Sudanese enter Sudan in three months: UN - The Peninsula Qatar

Khartoum: More than 60,000 South Sudanese have entered Sudan in the first three months of 2017, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday, fleeing famine and war in the world's youngest nation. South Sudan, formed after splitting from the north in 2011, ...and more »

'They're bastards': Dutch Minister calls out South Sudan leaders over famine - SBS

UNICEF says that nearly 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. Updated Updated 31 March 2017. By Ben Winsor. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. Dutch Minister for ...and more »

Drought tolerant crops needed to help Africa - All about feed

The food crisis in East Africa continues. One of the reasons why the situation is so critical is drought and climate change. Producing more drought resistant plants are part of the solution. 20 million people, including millions of children, across ...and more »

Famine looms in South Sudan as government devotes resources to war effort - Washington Times

JUBA, South Sudan — Angelina Lado, a 45-year-old mother of five, has been staving off hunger since the army ransacked, then burned down, her hometown of Yei near the Ugandan border late last summer in their search for rebel fighters in the country's ...and more »

Abducted Indians freed in South Sudan - The Hindu

India has secured the release of two oilfield engineers, who were kidnapped in South Sudan last month. It was announced on Thursday night on social media by another Indian working in South Sudan. “Thank you Mam, for your efforts to release two Indians ...and more »

Africa This Month: Famine Fears After Drought and Flood - Fair Observer

Climate change, droughts, floods, growing populations, civil strife, slowing economies and flailing states are putting lives of millions at risk. As these authors have pointed out earlier, Africa's landscape is on uncertain ground as the global economy ...and more »

Sudan rejects new US travel warning for Americans - News24

Khartoum - Sudan on Friday rejected a new US travel advisory warning Americans against visiting the country, particularly three conflict zones, due to risks of "terrorism and violent crimes". The latest advisory was issued by the State Department on ...and more »