South Sudan News


Tuesday, 06-30-15, 14:53UN Alleges 'Widespread' Human Rights Abuses Amid Uptick in Fighting[UN News] The South Sudanese armed forces may have committed widespread human rights abuses, including the alleged raping and immolation of women and girls, during the recent upsurge in fighting across the African State, according to a new report released by the United Nations mission in the country (UNMISS). read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 12:45Army Raped Girls and Burned Them Alive - UN[Al Jazeera] The UN has accused South Sudan's army of raping and then burning girls alive inside their homes during its recent campaign, a report by its mission in the country said. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 14:20South Sudanese Girls Reject Sanitary Pads[Observer] Although sanitary pads are designed to enhance a woman's hygiene during menstruation periods, South Sudanese adolescent girls in refugee camps in Adjumani district have rejected them. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 9:16South Sudan to Sensitize Citizens Before Joining EAC[Daily News] Arusha -South Sudan, the newest but troubled African State which had also applied to join the Arusha-pivoted, East African Community has announced that, the country will need five more years to sensitize its citizens before becoming the sixth member of the EAC. read more...
Sunday, 06-28-15, 15:08Uhuru Appeals to S. Sudan Leaders to Expedite Peace Process[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed to South Sudan leaders to expedite the ongoing peace process for the sake of the welfare of the citizens of Africa's youngest nation. read more...
Friday, 06-26-15, 18:24South Sudan - High-Level Event On Crisis[PR Newswire] Juba, South Sudan -A high-level event to highlight the crisis in South Sudan and its impact on the region took place in Geneva on 16 June 2015. Over US$275 million were pledged to assist people affected by the deepening humanitarian crisis in the country and the region. read more...
Friday, 06-26-15, 17:33South Sudan - Cholera Prevention[PR Newswire] Juba, South Sudan -As the rainy season approaches, the first suspected cases of cholera have been reported in South Sudan. To prevent a potential outbreak of the disease, health partners are working to scale up prevention and response interventions. read more...
Thursday, 06-25-15, 18:59South Africa 'Broke Its Own Laws By Hosting Bashir'[Deutsche Welle] South Africa says it will review its membership of the ICC. This follows a dispute between the government and the High Court over Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. The opposition says the government acted wrongly. read more...
Thursday, 06-25-15, 16:15Blessed Rain and Old Faces - Pa'gan Amum's Return to the Ruling Party[African Arguments] President Salva Kiir watched, motionless, as Pa'gan Amum was sworn in, and then the two men shook hands as the cameras flashed, before ululations and the customary celebratory chants of 'SPLM Oyee' filled the room. Shortly afterwards thunderclaps rumbled above SPLM House in Juba, and the rains began to fall: a blessing, or so many believe. read more...
Thursday, 06-25-15, 13:35South Sudan Children At Risk From Cholera Outbreak, Warns Unicef[UN News] A cholera outbreak is threatening South Sudan's children in the latest blow to a country already teetering on the brink of all-out crisis amid incessant fighting and mass displacement, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported. read more...

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