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August 2, 2016 (JUBA) – United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned rape and sexual violence in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, adding that it has intensified its patrols in and around the Protection of Civilians (PoCs) site as well as in the...

August 1, 2016 (JUBA) – The United Nations has expressed concerns over the renewed clashes between South Sudan’s warring factions in the Equatorian and parts of Upper Nile areas, saying these continued actions are in violation of the peace agreement, which the country’s main rivals...

July 26, 2016 (JUBA) – The former chief negotiator for South Sudan’s armed opposition, Taban Deng Gai was on Tuesday sworn-in as First Vice President, replacing Riek Machar who fled the nation following the recent clashes between rival forces in the capital, Juba. Gai, appointed on...

As African and world leaders met at African Union summit in Kigali, Rwanda, South Sudan’s recent conflict dominated the continental gathering. South Sudan witnessed violent clashes last week when forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar fought in Juba, leaving hundreds dead. At a...

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...