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South Sudan Civil War

5 Humanitarian Crises We Can No Longer Afford To Ignore

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.16.2015 | Impact

BOGOTA, Dec 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From civil war and urban gang violence to drought, some humanitarian crises around the world receive les...

How The World's Newest Country Went From Hope To Horror In One Year

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.19.2014 | World

On the night of Dec. 15, 2013, gunshots rang out from the barracks of the presidential guard in Juba, the capital of the new nation of South Sudan. So...

From a Displacement Camp in Juba, Former Director of Agriculture Watches as his State Slides Closer to Famine

Crystal Wells | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Crystal Wells

A year ago, James Gatluak, 38, was working with farmers across all nine counties in Unity State to increase food production. Today, he is stuck in a displacement camp in Juba, his state overrun by violence and its people sliding closer to famine.

China, America, and a New Cold War in Africa?

Nick Turse | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Nick Turse

Is the conflict tearing this new nation apart actually a proxy fight between the world's two top economic and military powers? That's the way South Sudan's Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, tells it.

Escape By Night From South Sudan's Warzones

Agence France Presse | Peter Martell | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

They came at dawn in their hundreds, squeezed onto barges that slipped across the river through the frontlines under cover of darkness, the latest to ...

South Sudan's Forgotten People and Their Forgotten Diseases

Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D. | Posted 03.02.2014 | World
Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D.

This week the community of tropical disease experts working in South Sudan is holding its collective breath over recent news of ethnic attacks, a potential for civil war, and the prospect that a public health tragedy could soon emerge in the region.

South Sudan Rebels Agree To Talks As Fighting Rages

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho JUBA, Dec 31 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government and rebels sent delegates to peace talks in Ethiopia ...

Why Is South Sudan Fighting?

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2014 | World

* Crisis between president and deputy long festered * Bush war tactics trumping statesmanship * Fighting exposes failure...

Fears Of Civil War Grow In South Sudan

Reuters | Posted 02.21.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Ben Makori JUBA, Dec 22 (Reuters) - South Sudan said it had sent more soldiers to retake the flashpoint town of Bor ...

South Sudan Government Says It's Open To Talks To Prevent War

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | World

By Carl Odera JUBA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government said on Friday it was ready for dialogue with rivals to prevent a retu...