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SOUTHERN SUDAN

Southern Sudan is threatened with cholera disease and this is due to water contamination . 29 people have died so far according to sources and thousands are threatened . 214 more words

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In South Sudan, bodies are being counted as peace accord appears to unravel

MALAKAL, South Sudan – The dead were being counted in South Sudan’s capital on Thursday, after U.N. bases fell under fire and swaths of the city turned into an urban battlefield. 1,163 more words

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Saint of the day February 8th

St. Josephine Bakhita

Lived: (c. 1868-1947) | Feast Day: Monday, February 8, 2016

For many years, Josephine Bakhita was a slave but her spirit was always free and eventually that spirit prevailed.Born in Olgossa in the Darfur region of southern Sudan, Josephine was kidnapped at the age of seven, sold into slavery and given the name Bakhita, which means fortunate. 396 more words

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UN accused of 'shocking' lack of action over murder and rape in South Sudan

The UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan has been accused of a “complete and utter failure” to protect civilians in one of the most dangerous and volatile parts of the war-ravaged country. 1,031 more words

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Roméo Dallaire and Shelly Whitman: Time to put the blue beret back on

As of October 2015, Canada has a total of 116 security personnel — police, military and observers — serving overseas as peacekeepers, which ranks us 66th in the world by total contributions to UN peacekeeping missions. 629 more words

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