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More elephant killings in South Sud...

More elephant killings in South Sudan casts doubts over the future of wildl...

When a few months ago 15 elephant carcasses were found, their tusks cut out, questions were being raised about South Sudan’s commitment to wildlife conservation, given that the country has not yet put their civil strife behind it. Now, reports are coming in that another 17 elephant have been... FULL STORY »

“I feel like a president̷...

“I feel like a president…I have never been received like this a...

MALAKAL – Chairman of Joint Monintoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) President Festus Mogae has applauded the reception he was accorded with by residents and IDPs of Malakal town of Upper Nile State this week. Mogae toured the war torn Malakal as part of the disaster assessment this week... FULL STORY »

The Fire Within: Written by Nyabuoy...

The Fire Within: Written by Nyabuoy Gatbel

CALGARY – Born in refugee camp and grew up till the age of 8, Nyabuay Gatbel Puoch was one of a privileged young lady who has shown light into to the outside world.  Her poetry book “The Fire Within” is one of the most magnificent books you would ever like to read. The most interesting... FULL STORY »

President Bashir in Gambella for An...

President Bashir in Gambella for Annual Ethiopian Nationalities Celebration

GAMBELLA – Sudanese strongman, Field Marshall Omar Hassan Al -Bashir arrived in Gambella, Ethiopia this morning to attend an annual Ethiopian event used to celebrate the beauty and togetherness of Ethiopian nationalities. President Bashir is accompanied by high level Sudanese military... FULL STORY »

Also on Africa

Thousands Risk Starvation Amid Nile Blockade

JUBA – Aid agencies say thousands of civilians in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver... FULL STORY »

Fight Erupts Over Million Dollar Training Deal in Uganda

KAJJANSI, Uganda – A secret operation by security contractors based in Uganda has been underway training fighters, comprising Ugandans and South Sudanese, to fight in the South Sudan... FULL STORY »

PRESS RELEASE: IOM Ethiopia Evacuates South Sudanese from Gambella Border

GAMBELLA – IOM Ethiopia restarted its evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the Gambella border to camps inside the country this week. Some 571 people were moved from Akobo to... FULL STORY »

South Africa Decriminalises Consensual Sex Between Teens

CAPE TOWN – A controversial South African bill that allows adolescents to consent to sexual acts with each other has been signed into law The South African National Assembly yesterday... FULL STORY »

18 Kenyan students to commit suicide this month if Obama fails to...

NAIROBI – President Obama’s first visit to Kenya, the birthplace of his father, become a sensation among Kenyan. In May, Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in Nairobi, Kenya, had his eye on President... FULL STORY »

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