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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

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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

Did you know that Pres. Kirr never visited Greater Upper Nile since 2013?

Editorial – The President of the Republic, Gen.. Salva Kirr Mayardit, has never visited a single part of the devastated region of Upper Nile which comprises of Upper Nile, Jonglei and Unity State. 237 more words

South Sudan

Malakal attack: What UN knew vs what it said

Original source: Radio Tamazuj

Malakal – UN peacekeepers in South Sudan fought directly with national army soldiers (SPLA) for three hours during an attack on the UN-protected Malakal IDP camp in February, according to an internal UNMISS timeline of the event. 1,773 more words

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UNMISS kicks off airlifting SPLA-IO troops to Juba from Malakal

Malakal – The United Nation Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS) has begin airlifting the troops from SPLA in Opposition who are going to Juba as part of implementing the peace agreement signed last year by the two parties to end the bloodiest brotherly conflict in South Sudan. 128 more words

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South Sudan peace monitors should not always said both side or both parties violated the ceasefire.

Opinion – Am writing this article in response to routine report from South Sudan peace monitor CTSAMM,JMEC & IGAD who always pointed the blames of ceasefire violation on both parties,this is something that is not fair and it does not make any sense if they would always be saying that both warring parties violated the ceasefire,this is completely different from what we expect them to do. 385 more words

Politics

Compromise peace agreement violated by government forces in Nasir: SPLM-IO

By Hon. Kech Nguth Tiem.

Mandeng – Yesterday on 8 March,number of forces loyal to juba regime under salva Kir administration escaped their barrack and surrendered themselves to SPLA IO position in Nyatot. 373 more words

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