Tag Archives: South Sudan

20 October 17

A new report says girls in South Sudan are the least likely in the world to attend school

Last week, a new report from One Campaign revealed that girls in South Sudan are the world’s least likely to attend school. The report, entitled Poverty is Sexist: Why educating every girl is good for everyone, estimates that 130 million girls
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05 October 17

Amnesty: British company brokered $46m arms deal with South Sudan

Amnesty International says a shell company operating in the heart of London brokered an arms deal worth $46 million to war-torn South Sudan.

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05 October 17

South Sudan: Rebels kill four soldiers ahead of peace talks

Rebels in South Sudan killed four rebels on Sunday ahead of peace talks aimed at getting the countries peace process back on track.

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15 September 17

South Sudan: Red Cross stops aid after staff member killed

The Red Cross has halted aid operations across a third of South Sudan after gunmen killed one of its staff members.

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30 August 17

South Sudan: President says ‘social media conspiracy’ drove refugees to Uganda

South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the mass exodus of South Sudanese refugees to Uganda is the result of a ‘social media conspiracy’ against the government.

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28 August 17

South Sudan: UN envoy warns election could spark further violence

UN Special Envoy for South Sudan, Nicholas Haysom, warned on Thursday that the country risks falling further into violence if political issues aren’t resolved before elections are scheduled to take place next year.

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24 August 17

EU doubles funding for South Sudan refugees

The European Union (UN) has doubled its funding for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which aims to improve the living conditions of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

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22 August 17

UN: 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

The United Nations says Uganda is now home to more than one million South Sudanese refugees.

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27 July 17

South Sudan: 9 killed in attack on bus convoy

Nine people have died in South Sudan after two buses travelling from Juba to Nimule were attacked on Wednesday.

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26 July 17

South Sudan: Government blocks access to independent websites

South Sudan’s government has blocked access to numerous independent news websites, according to internet users in the country.

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