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Amnesty exposes UK’s illicit ...

Amnesty exposes UK’s illicit US$46m South Sudan arms deal brokered un...

Research released by Amnesty International today reveals how a shell company in the heart of London’s West End acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South Sudan and other countries, thanks to regulatory gaps which are making the UK a hotspot for companies involved in... FULL STORY »

ICRC President Peter Maurer: Humani...

ICRC President Peter Maurer: Humanitarian situation is rapidly deterioratin...

Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, High-Level Humanitarian Event on South Sudan, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session. NEW YORK – The humanitarian situation in South Sudan today is rapidly deteriorating, spiralling further and further out of control. The numbers of people... FULL STORY »

Raila Odinga, an opposition leader ...

Raila Odinga, an opposition leader rejects poll results showing presidentia...

NAIROBI  – Kenya’s president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as “fake” and said their own tally showed they were winning. Tuesday’s contest between President Uhuru... FULL STORY »

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynas...

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynasties

By AFP: Country on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a knife-edge contest between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga which has heightened claims of vote rigging and fears of violence. The final days of campaigning have been... FULL STORY »

End hostilities, abuse of human rights in South Sudan, JMEC tells IGAD

THE STAR KENYA: The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission in South Sudan has decried increased hostilities among government and opposition parties. They also raised the red flag on... FULL STORY »

Reporters killed. media houses closed down. South Sudan government decided to close down f...

By Reporters without borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the South Sudanese government’s announcement that it is refusing to issue or renew visas for 20 foreign... FULL STORY »

The United Nations blames regional leaders division for the failure to end the war in Sout...

THE EAST AFRICAN: The director of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Mr José Graziano da Silva, said the South Sudan warring factions were exploiting the divisions among the... FULL STORY »

IO overran the strategic town of Kuek in Northern Upper Nile. Government forces admit

RENK – South Sudan’s armed opposition overran a major strategic town in the Northern Upper Nile State according to the government army based in the main town of Renk. The... FULL STORY »

Want Pope Francis to visit South Sudan? NO! not this year. Work f...

   By Catholic News Agency   JUBA– The news that Pope Francis will not be able to visit South Sudan this year prompted the nation’s bishops to voice reassurances that a future... FULL STORY »

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