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Canvas Cities: Does The World Need ...

Canvas Cities: Does The World Need a New Model For Refugee Camps?

By Ryan Lenora Brown: The Christian Science Monitor JUBA — SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS Camps are turning into permanent enclaves, with schools, courts, and cinemas. Everyone wants displaced people to go home; making long-term plans for housing and governance implies they never will. To find the movie... FULL STORY »

Gold for Ethiopia as Kenyans win si...

Gold for Ethiopia as Kenyans win silver in Chicago

CHICAGO – Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba beat Kenyan Brigid Kosgei to win the women’s Chicago Marathon on Sunday. In the men’s race, Galen Rupp became the first American in 15 years to win, beating Kenya’s pair of Abel Kirui and Bernard Kipyego, who came in second and third... FULL STORY »

DR. JOHN KUEK: Humanitarian Crisis ...

DR. JOHN KUEK: Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan:A surprise move by the Tr...

SANDIEGO – A sanction against the three current South Sudanese government officials, including the Deputy Chief of Defense, Malek Ruben, the Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, and the former Chief of General Staff, Paul Malong Awan, was announced by the US Department of State and... 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 »

Alfred Taban swaps journalism for a seat in the parliament

JUBA – Veteran South Sudanese journalist and government critic, Alfred Taban has decided to quit journalism for a seat in the parliament representing Kajo-Keji constituency through... FULL STORY »

Massacre Survivors Cling to Life in Giant Swamp

 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: NYAL, South Sudan — In a swamp where people fleeing war survive on water lilies, the world’s newest country envisions a World Heritage site. The war came to Leer... 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 »

EU provides $12.9 mn for South Sudan aid

JUBA – The European Commission (EC) said it has provided $12.9 million to help save the lives of conflict-affected people in South Sudan. The money, which was channeled through the UN... FULL STORY »

3 Protestes Shot, 9 Others Taken To National Security Building A...

South Sudan’s national security services arrested dozens of peaceful school students demanding the resignation of President Salva Kiir “over misuse of leadership and subsequently putting... FULL STORY »

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