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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 »

The Paris Attacks: ISIS Claims Resp...

The Paris Attacks: ISIS Claims Responsibility

PARIS – ISIS adherents began celebrating the horrific terror attacks across Paris late Friday creating hashtags declaring “Paris in flames” well before the devastating scope of the worst attacks to hit France since World War II was clear to the world. Vocativ deep web analysts... 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 »

Self-Defense Forces (SDF) of Japan ...

Self-Defense Forces (SDF) of Japan May Initiate Combat to Rescue Civilians,...

JUBA – Japanese peacekeeping troops will be allowed to launch offensives against enemy units in rescue missions in South Sudan, probably starting mid-2016, in what would be the first application of the highly unpopular new security legislation, sources disclosed. Self-Defense Forces personnel... FULL STORY »

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Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring Parties in South Sudan to Relea...

NAIROBI – The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, has reiterated his calls for both warring parties in south Sudan... FULL STORY »

UN Special Representative for Children Refuted Gov...

NAIROBI – No children have been released in South Sudan following reports of child soldier recruitment, the UN Special Representative... FULL STORY »

I want Salva Kiir to come to Addis and pick up where we...

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... FULL STORY »

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... FULL STORY »

International NGOs Appealed to Regional Leaders to End ...

NAIROBI – A coalition of international NGOs called on regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that can... FULL STORY »

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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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