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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and first Vice-President Riek Machar have ordered a ceasefire after days of intense fighting in the capital, Juba. Since Thursday, more than 200 people are said to have died in clashes between the rival leaders' forces. The violence began with a shootout,...

'Following the deterioration of the security situation in Juba, South Sudan on 7 and 8 July 2016, a number of incidents, including exchanges of gunfire have taken place. There was a surge in gunfire within the Juba city limits in the evening of 8 July....

The Brick Machine which was purchased from Hydraform in South Africa has arrived in Port Moresby, PNG. We are now arranging for the Hydraform trainer to travel to PNG. The trainer will teach the volunteers how to make bricks, set up the brick yard and build with...

June 20, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudanese presidency has revealed that donors want the controversial 28 states revoked as a precondition in order to release money to assist in recovering the deteriorating economic situation in South Sudan. They also want finance minister, David Deng Athorbei, and...

The number of people displaced by conflict is at the highest level ever recorded, the UN refugee agency says. It estimates that 65.3m people were either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced at the end of 2015, an increase of 5m in a year. This represents one...

A catastrophic by-product of ongoing conflicts in the Middle East is a lost generation of unschooled children. These children find themselves, through no fault of their own, not only displaced but lacking the opportunity for proper schooling and thus, denied a chance to learn and...

June 15, 2016 (JUBA) – Violent incidents against aid workers operating in South Sudan increased during the month of May, despite efforts to assist thousands of vulnerable people in the war-torn nation, the United Nations humanitarian agency (OCHA) said in a recent report. 78 humanitarian access...

June 16, 2016 (JUBA) – A United States-based Enough Project has called on South Sudan’s President, Salva Kiir, to ensure that the public money which have been stolen over the years by his officials should be returned. In a statement released on Thursday, Enough Project’s top...

The way world powers respond to humanitarian crises has been labelled "broken" at a gathering of world leaders in Istanbul. As the first UN World Humanitarian Summit drew to a close on Tuesday in Istanbul, some delegates pushed for a larger overhaul of the system. "It is...

May 23, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s main referral hospital, has been without power for seven consecutive days, as medical practitioners used candles and torches to aid work. The country’s ministry of finance, health and electricity and dams is yet to officially explain the cause of...