Monday December 11, 2017

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ICRC President Peter Maurer: Humani...

ICRC President Peter Maurer: Humanitarian situation is rapidly deterioratin...

Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, High-Level Humanitarian Event on South Sudan, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session. NEW YORK – The humanitarian situation in South Sudan today is rapidly deteriorating, spiralling further and further out of control. The numbers of people... FULL STORY »

Massacre Survivors Cling to Life in...

Massacre Survivors Cling to Life in Giant Swamp

 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: NYAL, South Sudan — In a swamp where people fleeing war survive on water lilies, the world’s newest country envisions a World Heritage site. The war came to Leer on a Sunday morning in May 2015. William Dak and Margaret Nyakume spotted government troops approaching the... FULL STORY »

End hostilities, abuse of human rig...

End hostilities, abuse of human rights in South Sudan, JMEC tells IGAD

THE STAR KENYA: The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission in South Sudan has decried increased hostilities among government and opposition parties. They also raised the red flag on flagrant violations of the ceasefire and the emergence of new opposition and armed groups. “The rapidly... FULL STORY »

Reporters killed. media houses clos...

Reporters killed. media houses closed down. South Sudan government decided ...

By Reporters without borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the South Sudanese government’s announcement that it is refusing to issue or renew visas for 20 foreign journalists because their coverage is regarded as overly critical. The decision to ban the 20 journalists from... FULL STORY »

Equity Bank sees a bleak future for the South Sudan market

MUTHOKI MUMO* – Equity Bank EQTY • 38.00 ▲ 0.66% has declared its South Sudanese business “dormant”, casting doubts on the future of the Sh11 billion operation that at its... FULL STORY »

South Africa protests burn houses as white farmers accused of killing a black boy released...

SOUTH AFRICA – Some houses in South Africa were set ablaze on Monday as racial tension flared in a town of Coligny North west province after a court granted bail to two white farmers... FULL STORY »

Dr. YOSSEF BEN-MEIR: Moroccan Cultural Preservation and the Jewish Experience

By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir Morocco’s vision of sustainability In the Kingdom of Morocco, there are a number of sustainable development programs and policies that display innovation and... FULL STORY »

26 Somalis die of starvation as Hollywood steps in

MOGADISHU – Radio Mogadishu has reported that at least 26 people have died of starvation in Somalia’s southern region of Jubaland, in the past 36 hours. The government-owned radio... FULL STORY »

ISIS, South Sudan Using Child Soldiers To Fight in Civil War. Wil...

As the Trump administration hashes out its policy on South Sudan, some fear the country’s child soldiers are running out of time. It was just before dark, and Charles was pulling weeds with his... FULL STORY »

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