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Relaxed Return to Upper Nile

It’s a troubled country, South Sudan. The newest country in Africa, a very fertile country, it shouldn’t be so troubled. But it is. I’m back there for a couple of weeks. 785 more words


UN calls for halt to South Sudan fighting


© AFP | South Sudan government forces and allied militias have denied access to — and sometimes attacked — aid workers and looted relief supplies. 314 more words

More Than 1.5 Million Are Refugees From South Sudan, Says UN -- Africa's largest refugee crisis -- $1.6 billion is needed to respond to the crisis -- Six million people — Half of South Sudan’s population are in need of urgent aid


FEB. 13, 2017, 10:03 A.M. E.S.T.

KAMPALA, Uganda — More than 1.5 million South Sudanese have become refugees and their humanitarian needs are overwhelming aid efforts during the country’s civil war, according to the United Nations. 577 more words

South Sudan: of Rats and Snakes, Goats and Sheep

Every night I had heard the rats scuttling above the ceiling boards. There were cracks in the boarding, and I knew they could squeeze through if they decided to come down to explore. 781 more words