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UN: 16,000 Children in South Sudan ...

UN: 16,000 Children in South Sudan Forced into Fighting This Year

GENEVA: Up to 16,000 children have been forced to join the fighting in South Sudan since the start of this year, the United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) said Friday. Despite an peace agreement in August, fighting continues to rage in the two-year civil conflict in the world’s youngest... FULL STORY »

Economic Distress in South Sudan to...

Economic Distress in South Sudan to Hurt Kenyan Banks, IMF

NAIROBI – Lower growth rates across East Africa and turmoil in South Sudan will have an adverse impact on the performance of Kenyan banks, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned. The IMF which has revised Kenya’s Economic growth from 6.9 per cent to 6.5 per cent says cross border... FULL STORY »

Warring field commanders to arrive ...

Warring field commanders to arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday for ceasefire...

ADDIS ABABA –  South Sudan’s warring field commanders are summoned to show up in Addis Ababa on Thursday to begin the implementation procedure of the IGAD-Plus compromise agreement. The commanders drawn from as far Unity State and Northern Bhar El Ghazal are asked to come to Addis... FULL STORY »

Kiir to arrive in Addis Ababa tonig...

Kiir to arrive in Addis Ababa tonight after security assurance

JUBA – South Sudan’s government made a surprise u-turn to allow Salva Kiir leave for Addis Ababa after immense pressure from IGAD and international community. Kiir, one of the principal warring party to the South Sudan conflict will leave for Addis Ababa at 9:30 PM tonight to face off with... FULL STORY »

Also on Africa

South Sudan Rebel Downed the Helicopter Gunship, Second Chopper not Confirmed

MALAKAL – As more defections rocked Juba – Faction under General Salva Kiir, Kiir’s Chief of Staff, Gen Paul Malong Awan rushed to Uganda for help. Chief of staff, Gen Paul Malong... FULL STORY »

REPORTS: Sudanese Forces held South African forces in Darfur hostage to secure the release...

CAPETOWN – South African forces serving as UN peacekeepers in Darfur were held hostages on Sunday night till Monday morning in order to secure the departure of President Omar El... FULL STORY »

Despise President Zuma condemnation; mobs are still looting foreigners shop

JOHANNESBURG – Africans killing themselves? At least five foreigners, including a 14-year-old boy, have been killed in attacks in South Africa’s coastal city of Durban since last... FULL STORY »

Refugees Insisted to Remain in Nyinenyang Camps, While UN Prefers Penyido or Tapere for Re...

GAMBELLA – The UN refugees agency UNHCR plus I .O .M are planning for the relocation of South Sudanese refugees currently settling in Nyinnyang to eastern part of Gambella which has... FULL STORY »

Muhammadu Buhari Has Been Officially Declared the Winner of the N...

ABUJA – Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party was revealed to have won the election after Goodluck Jonathan, leader of the sitting People’s Democratic Party, called the... FULL STORY »

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