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South Sudan President Sacks 12 Judges

Foreign July 13, 2017 at 11:35 am 0 comments

South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has sacked 12 judges, who had been on strike over poor pay and living conditions since May 2, officials said on Thursday.
The world’s youngest country plunged into civil war in 2013 just two years after gaining

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Immunization Error Kills Over 10 Children In South Sudan

Immunization Error Kills Over 10 Children In South Sudan

Foreign, News June 3, 2017 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

At least 15 children have died in South Sudan from a botched attempt to immunise them against measles, officials say.
They were vaccinated with the same unsterilised syringe, and the vaccine was not stored properly, according to an investigation into the deaths.
As a result, the immunisation campaign caused severe

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South Sudan Crisis: Over 1Million Children Displaced

South Sudan Crisis: Over 1Million Children Displaced

Foreign, News May 8, 2017 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

The United Nations (UN) has said that more than one million children have escaped from South Sudan because of the never-ending civil conflict since a split between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Riek Machar.
In a joint press statement, the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, and refugee agency, UNHCR,

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President Muhammudu Buhari

President Buhari Calls For Compliance With South Sudan Peace Agreements By All Parties

News July 24, 2015 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

President Muhammadu Buhari pledged Friday in Abuja that Nigeria will continue to work in close collaboration with the African Union and the international community for the achievement of reconciliation  and lasting peace in South Sudan.

Speaking at an audience with the United Nations’ High Representative for South Sudan,  Alfa

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Three Crew Dead, One Injured In UNMISS Helicopter Crash In Unity State

Three Crew Dead, One Injured In UNMISS Helicopter Crash In Unity State

Foreign August 26, 2014 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) confirms that three crew members of a UN-contracted MI-8 helicopter have died in this afternoon’s crash near Bentiu in Unity State.
One surviving crew member has received treatment from the Médecins Sans Frontieres team in Bentiu.
The helicopter, which was on a

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Freelance Journalist In Hiding Over Reports On South Sudan

Freelance Journalist In Hiding Over Reports On South Sudan

Foreign August 7, 2014 at 11:20 am 0 comments

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in South Sudan to ensure the safety of a freelance journalist who has been in hiding since late July. Abraham Agoth told CPJ that he fled his home in the northern state of Bahr el Ghazal on July 28, fearing arrest.
Agoth

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