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South Sudan Fighting

Children in South Sudan Face Another Christmas Far From Home

World Vision | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact
World Vision

Failing to protect children from violence, exploitation and the impacts of chronic stress will have a long-term impact on them, and with 60 percent of South Sudan's population under 18, it could dramatically shape future generations of the world's youngest nation.

South Sudan Ceasefire Under Threat As Fighting Erupts

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2014 | World

By Carl Odera BENTIU, South Sudan, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Government troops clashed with South Sudan rebels on Friday near the capital of ...

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.

UN: Crimes Against Humanity In South Sudan

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, May 8 (Reuters) - The United Nations accused both government and rebel forces in South Sudan on Th...

Africa's Newest Nation Near Catastrophe

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

By Carl Odera JUBA, April 30 (Reuters) - A personal power struggle between South Sudan's leaders is driving Africa's newest nation to ...

Finding an Abducted Girl in South Sudan

Sasha Chanoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | Impact
Sasha Chanoff

Mangok recently departed for South Sudan knowing that he may be risking his life, which has narrowed to this search. "The burden of freedom," Mangok said, "is that you can't endure someone else not having it."

How Could We Get It So Wrong?

Erik Solheim | Posted 04.29.2014 | World
Erik Solheim

Let us use the opportunity provided by the crisis in South Sudan to put up a big mirror for the international partners, look into how we got it so wrong and thus start a better future chapter. Anyone believes that conflict prevention is too costly? Then try conflict.

Reports: U.S. Weighs Targeted Sanctions Against South Sudan

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Warren Strobel UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The United States is weighing targeted sanctions...

An Urgent Need for Peace in World's Youngest Nation

Dominic MacSorley | Posted 03.09.2014 | Impact
Dominic MacSorley

South Sudan is unravelling and at an alarming pace. The longer this conflict continues, the harder it will be to stitch South Sudan's communities back together into a unified nation.

South Sudan's Prez Declares State Of Emergency

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho JUBA/ADDIS ABABA, Jan 1 (Reuters) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir declared a state of emergency i...

South Sudan's Warring Factions Agree On Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho JUBA, Dec 31 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government and rebels agreed a ceasefire on Tuesday, mediators s...

Uganda Threatens To Turn South Sudanese Violence Into Regional Conflict

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | World

By Aaron Maasho and Carl Odera JUBA, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Uganda's president said on Monday East African nations had agreed to unite to ...


Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Dec 27 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government has committed to an immediate ceasefire, the country's regional neighbours said on Friday, as t...

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 ...