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New Study: S. Sudan Conflict Could ...

New Study: S. Sudan Conflict Could Cost $158 Billion Over Next 20 Years

ADDIS ABABA – The price of failing to bring about lasting peace in South Sudan could be US$158bn over the next two decades, according to a new study. The conflict, which erupted in December 2013, has already killed thousands and placed nearly a third of the population of the young country at... FULL STORY »

Asmara Jailbreak Confirmed

Asmara Jailbreak Confirmed

ASMARA, Eritrea – Details emerging from Asmara following yesterday’s shootouts in Hadish Adi, indicate that there was a prison break at the Police Station in Edaga Arbi and the shootings were a result of guards trying to stop the attempts by prisoners who were being transferred from Police... FULL STORY »

NGOs Provided New Shelters to South...

NGOs Provided New Shelters to South Sudanese IDPS

BOR – At least 2,500 internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Jonglei State have received new shelters from the Catholic Relief Service (CRS) with the assistance from the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance. The IDPs were given the new tents in the town of Kalthok and Yolakot in the... FULL STORY »

Athlete Guor Marial suspended by So...

Athlete Guor Marial suspended by South Sudan Athletic Federation from parti...

JUBA – South Sudan’s Olympic body, The South Sudan Athletic Federation (SSAF) has suspended Guor Miading Miaker (Guor Marial), revoked his membership and denied him opportunity to represent South Sudan at Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Marial was famously known worldwide for... FULL STORY »

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WHO: Polio in South Sudan Containable

JUBA – The world health organisation (WHO) has described polio cases in South Sudan as serious but managable having diagnosed two cases in Unity State last week with severe cases of... FULL STORY »

Drinking water poison in Kule refugee camp, Gambella killed 2 leaving 70 other severely il...

GAMBELLA – A drinking water poisoning cycle has caused havoc and anxiety among the refugees in Kule camp of Gambella (Ethiopia) sheltering more than 190,000 South Sudanese people... FULL STORY »

Breakthrough under duress, Dr Riek and Salva Kiir agreed to work together in 15 days

ADDIS ABABA – The IGAD Summit in the Ethiopian capital, ADDIS ABABA have made a major breakthrough this evening as both principals of the conflict agreed to end the conflict through a... FULL STORY »

We will not accept any peace agreement that retains Salva Kiir – Gen Puok Kong

RENK – The commanding general of the rebels allied to former Vice President Dr Riek Machar in Renk, Maj General Puok Kong has renewed calls for Salva Kiir to step down in order for... FULL STORY »

UN to impose sanctions on South Sudan in coming weeks – Env...

ADDIS ABABA – The Australian Envoy to the UN and also the chair of the UN council, Ambassador Gary Quinlan has discclosed that UN security council is strongly considering to table a sanctions... FULL STORY »

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