Tuesday December 12, 2017

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UN Special Representative for Child...

UN Special Representative for Children Refuted Government Claims of Releasi...

NAIROBI – No children have been released in South Sudan following reports of child soldier recruitment, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict said in a statement. “No children have been released from the SPLA (Sudan People’s... FULL STORY »

I want Salva Kiir to come to Addis ...

I want Salva Kiir to come to Addis and pick up where we left off – Dr...

ADDIS ABABA – South Sudan’s SPLM-i-O leader, Dr Riek Machar has called on his opponent in South Sudan civil conflict Salva Kiir to come to Addis Ababa and “kick off from where the two principals left off” earlier this year. Machar in a press statement extended to the Upper... FULL STORY »

500,000 Kenyan Women Sterilized

500,000 Kenyan Women Sterilized

NAIROBI – Catholic Church released a report stating approximately 500,000 women may never bear children after being injected with a contaminated tetanus vaccine in 2014 Catholic Church claims in its final report that the anti-pregnancy HCG hormone, was laced in the vials from the October... FULL STORY »

International NGOs Appealed to Regi...

International NGOs Appealed to Regional Leaders to End South Sudan Crisis

NAIROBI – A coalition of international NGOs called on regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that can transform the country from destruction to development. Danish Refugee Council, Norwegian Refugee Council, Adeso, International Rescue Committee,... FULL STORY »

Also on Africa

Kenyan Soldiers kill over 80 Al shabab militants in Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya’s military confirmed on Friday its soldiers who are part of the AMISOM and Somalia National Army (SNA) killed more than 80 Al Shabaab insurgents near... FULL STORY »

Grenade Attack in Garissa restaurant Injures Eight

GARISSA, Kenya – A grenade attack on a popular restaurant in Kenyan’s northeastern border city of Garissa has wounded at least 8 people on Wednesday evening, police... FULL STORY »

Interim period agreed for 3 years: Taban

BAHIR DAR – The head of the negotiation for the SPLM in Opposition, Mr #taban deng Gai has stressed that delegates at the peace talks in Addis Ababa have agreed in principle for an... FULL STORY »

South Sudan to import electricity from Kenya, Minister

JUBA – The minister of Electricity and Dams (MoE&D), Hon Jemma Nunu Kumba has said that plans are underway to import Electricity from Kenya via Narus, Eastern Equatoria State. The... FULL STORY »

China grant $25 million to South Sudan for Agricultural purposes

JUBA – The Chinese government has issued a grant of 25 million dollars to South Sudan to cater for Agro-infrastructural development across South Sudan and mostly in the areas hugely affected by... FULL STORY »

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