Tuesday December 12, 2017

Author: Times Wire Staff

South Sudan Crisis – Looming ...

South Sudan Crisis – Looming Famine In South Sudan

South Sudan Crisis – In the midst of a devastating famine that is threatening nearly half its population, South Sudan has hiked the work permits fees for foreign aid workers by 100-fold. The ministry of labor announced that from March 1, it will charge $10,000 for “professional”... FULL STORY »

Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Want...

Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Wants to Charge Aid Workers For Help

FP – South Sudan is wracked by unfettered violence, ethnic cleansing, and famine. But now the government wants to charge aid workers $10,000 to operate in the country. Officials in Juba say it’s a way for well-off Western and international aid organizations to shore up the cash-starved... FULL STORY »

14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: &...

14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: ‘They’re Killing Women, Child...

NPR – “They used not to kill women but these days …. they’re killing women, children, elderly even the pastors, the bishops, they don’t spare us,” says a 14-year-old mother who fled South Sudan. The buses line up at the Invepi refugee camp in northern Uganda. One... FULL STORY »

AfDB and Government of Sudan launch...

AfDB and Government of Sudan launch ENABLE Youth Sudan Program

KHARTOUM – The African Development Bank and the Government of Sudan, in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), launched the ENABLE Youth Program in Sudan on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The AfDB Board approved the ENABLE Youth program on November 28, 2016... FULL STORY »

BAN KI-MOON: How the world betrayed South Sudan

OpEd By Ban Ki-moon This year marks the fifth anniversary of the world’s newest country, South Sudan. I attended the 2011 independence celebrations in the capital city of Juba. Hopes were... FULL STORY »

KECH N. TIEM: The Tribalism, Bribery and Control in a Desperate Nation

ULANG – The endings to the painful, humiliating lot of the South Sudanese anguish looks miles away into the future as confusions surrounding the implementation of the IGAD-plus... FULL STORY »

PROF ANYANG’ NYONG’O – Dialogue and compromise can secure the future of South Sudan...

Southern Sudan is in turmoil. The situation is so bad that there is fear of genocide in the country. Political conflicts are no longer being managed peacefully. In fact, the Southern... FULL STORY »

JMEC CHAIRMAN: “THE ONLY OFFENSIVE SOUTH SUDAN NEEDS RIGHT NOW IS A PEACE OFFENSIVE.”

PRESS RELEASE: JMEC Chairman, H.E. Festus Mogae, opened the November JMEC Plenary, in Juba, with an appeal to the President of South Sudan saying, ”I appeal to the President of the... FULL STORY »

Yei, South Sudan Becomes a Ghost Town

War comes to Yei: South Sudan’s Safe Haven no more New attacks by government and rebel forces in the city of Yei in South Sudan have prompted fresh calls for an arms embargo. By JONATHAN PEDNEAULT,... FULL STORY »

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