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South Sudan: Cholera threatens lives of thousands during harsh rainy season

South Sudan: Cholera threatens lives of thousands during harsh rainy season


GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With the rainy season nearly at its peak in South Sudan, cholera continues to spread in the war-torn country. 632 more words

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On UN peacekeeping

Despite the successes that the Chapter VII mission in the DRC has had in the past year, the increasingly damaging leaks about what’s been going on, or more accurately, not going on, with the missions in South Sudan and the Central African Republic it may be time to revisit the role of UN peacekeeping. 8 more words

UN Peacekeeping

Kenya, Africa, and the ICC

The ICC is having trouble in Africa because of Kenya’s protests last year and rumblings in the African Union. And now the consequences are bigger, because of the violence in South Sudan. What will happen next?


USCMA's July Mission Monthly

Dear friends,


We hope that you have had a chance to enjoy the last few weeks, whether they have provided you with an opportunity to take a vacation or spend time with family and friends. 154 more words

Mission News

S. Sudan rebels attack Ayod in Jonglei

Source: Radio Tamazuj

Riek Machar’s rebels attacked SPLA-Juba forces at Ayod County Tuesday morning, the Jonglei State government said.

“It happened this morning at 7:00. This morning they attacked Ayod and our army repulsed them, the rebels,” said the state information minister Jody Jonglei. 92 more words


Oh, bubonic plague. That's nice.

China has apparently “sealed off” an entire city (Yumen) of 30,000 people, and put 151 of them in quarantine, after a man died of bubonic plague. 112 more words


S Sudan truce crumbles amid renewed clashes

Source: Al Jazeera

South Sudan rebels and government troops battled over the strategic town of Nasir, the United Nations has said, with rebels launching their largest offensive since an oft-broken May truce. 440 more words