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AllAfrica.com
Lawmakers to Debate Motion to Send KDF to South Sudangovernment does not cooperate. Fierce fighting erupted in Africa's youngest na
Lawmakers to Debate Motion to Send KDF to South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
government does not cooperate. Fierce fighting erupted in Africa's youngest nation after soldiers loyal to President Salva Kiir and ousted VP Riek Machar fought each other in July leading to more than 100,000 people fleeing across the border. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Names Retired Dutch General to Lead Probe Into South Sudan Violenceduring a spate of recent clashes between rival forces - the Sudan People's Libe
Ban Names Retired Dutch General to Lead Probe Into South Sudan Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
during a spate of recent clashes between rival forces - the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) loyal to President Salva Kiir and the SPLA in Opposition backing First Vice-President Riek Machar - that broke out in and around Juba, on 7 July,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Hope in Sight for South SudanUganda President Museveni and South Sudan's Salva Kiir hold Private Talks at En
No Hope in Sight for South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Uganda President Museveni and South Sudan's Salva Kiir hold Private Talks at Entebbe. Arusha — It was a rather shaky deal when in August last year the government of President Salvar Kiir of South Sudan signed what was supposed to be a binding peace... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Duale Withdraws Motion On KDF Deployment in S.sudangovernment does not cooperate. Fierce fighting erupted in Africa's youngest na
Duale Withdraws Motion On KDF Deployment in S.sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
government does not cooperate. Fierce fighting erupted in Africa's youngest nation after soldiers loyal to President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar fought each other in July leading to more than 100,000 people fleeing across the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 24 August 2016grounds". Machar has not been seen in public since July's clashes between his
African Press Review 24 August 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
grounds". Machar has not been seen in public since July's clashes between his supporters and those of President Salva Kiir which killed some 300 people. His condition is now "stable" and he will "stay in Khartoum under full medical... Read more
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dna
South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar in Khartoum for treatment, says Sudantold the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape
South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar in Khartoum for treatment, says Sudan
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
told the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape government forces. President Salva Kiir sacked Machar from his post as vice president after renewed fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba last month between... Read more
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Reuters
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan saystold the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan says
Reuters / Posted 14 hours ago
told the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape government forces. President Salva Kiir sacked Machar from his post as vice president after renewed fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba last month between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Riek Machar in Khartoum for Medical Caredied last month - and tens of thousands displaced - when forces loyal to Machar
Riek Machar in Khartoum for Medical Care
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
died last month - and tens of thousands displaced - when forces loyal to Machar clashed with President Salva Kiir's government troops in South Sudan's capital, Juba. Following the fierce fighting, Machar withdrew to the bush with his... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban names retired Dutch general to lead probe into South Sudan violence - newkerala.com #109128during a spate of recent clashes between rival forces the Sudan Peoples Liberat
Ban names retired Dutch general to lead probe into South Sudan violence - newkerala.com #109128
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
during a spate of recent clashes between rival forces the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) loyal to President Salva Kiir and the SPLA in Opposition backing First Vice-President Riek Machar that broke out in and around Juba, on 7 July, close... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Pointhappened amid a whirlwind of fighting that erupted in Juba last month between g
Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
happened amid a whirlwind of fighting that erupted in Juba last month between government troops loyal to president Salva Kiir and soldiers aligned with former vice president Reik Machar. Machar and his soldiers had recently come back from exile... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Pointhappened amid a whirlwind of fighting that erupted in Juba last month between g
Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
happened amid a whirlwind of fighting that erupted in Juba last month between government troops loyal to president Salva Kiir and soldiers aligned with former vice president Reik Machar. Machar and his soldiers had recently come back from exile... Read more
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DW
South Sudan's former vice president turns up in Khartoum one month after fleeing Juba |six months earlier. But by December 2013 a civil war engulfed the world's youn
South Sudan's former vice president turns up in Khartoum one month after fleeing Juba |
DW / Posted yesterday
six months earlier. But by December 2013 a civil war engulfed the world's youngest country after President Salva Kiir accused Machar and his supporters of plotting a coup. Ties between Khartoum and Juba, the capital of South Sudan, have... Read more
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NBC News
Ex-Dutch general to lead probe into South Sudan attacksopposing army factions. South Sudan's civil war began in December 2013 when go
Ex-Dutch general to lead probe into South Sudan attacks
NBC News / Posted yesterday
opposing army factions. South Sudan's civil war began in December 2013 when government forces loyal to President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, battled rebels led by his former deputy Riek Machar, a Nuer. Tens of thousands of people were killed... Read more
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Orange County Register
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fledshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fled
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence further weakened the peace deal, with Kiir quickly replacing Machar as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
South Sudan's former rebel leader receiving 'medical treatment' in Sudanshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
South Sudan's former rebel leader receiving 'medical treatment' in Sudan
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence has further weakened the already fragile peace deal, with Kiir quickly... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fledshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fled
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence further weakened the peace deal, with Kiir quickly replacing Machar as... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. to report next month on reaction to South Sudan hotel attackincidents and an attack on Juba's Hotel Terrain during several days of fighting
U.N. to report next month on reaction to South Sudan hotel attack
Reuters / Posted yesterday
incidents and an attack on Juba's Hotel Terrain during several days of fighting between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and those backing former Vice President Riek Machar last month. Dujarric said last week in a statement that Ban was... Read more
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Aljazeera
South Sudan's Riek Machar in Khartoum for medical caredied last month - and tens of thousands displaced - when forces loyal to Machar
South Sudan's Riek Machar in Khartoum for medical care
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
died last month - and tens of thousands displaced - when forces loyal to Machar clashed with President Salva Kiir's government troops in South Sudan's capital, Juba. Sudan's announcement of Machar's presence in the Sudanese capital... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan saystold the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape
South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for treatment, Sudan says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
told the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape government forces. President Salva Kiir sacked Machar from his post as vice president after renewed fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba last month between... Read more
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ABC News
Sudan Says It Has South Sudan's Former Rebel Leader Who Fledshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
Sudan Says It Has South Sudan's Former Rebel Leader Who Fled
ABC News / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence has further weakened the already fragile peace deal, with Kiir quickly... Read more
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FOX News
South Sudan ex-rebel leader escaped to Sudan, officials claimshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
South Sudan ex-rebel leader escaped to Sudan, officials claim
FOX News / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence has further weakened the already fragile peace deal, with Kiir quickly... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fledshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fled
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence has further weakened the already fragile peace deal, with Kiir quickly... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fledshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fled
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence has further weakened the already fragile peace deal, with Kiir quickly... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fledshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fled
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence has further weakened the already fragile peace deal, with Kiir quickly... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sudan says South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for medical treatmenttreatment, Sudan's Information Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman told the state news a
Sudan says South Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for medical treatment
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
treatment, Sudan's Information Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman told the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday. President Salva Kiir sacked Machar from his post as vice president after a renewal last month of fighting between forces loyal to the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fledshot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound w
Sudan says it has South Sudan's former rebel leader who fled
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
shot dead in the July fighting that erupted outside the presidential compound where Machar and former rival President Salva Kiir were meeting on recent tensions. His absence has further weakened the already fragile peace deal, with Kiir quickly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Seen Failing to Protect Vulnerable South Sudanesethis year (659) as in the five preceding months combined (662). Violence flare
UN Seen Failing to Protect Vulnerable South Sudanese
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
this year (659) as in the five preceding months combined (662). Violence flared in July as forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and the first Vice-President Riek Machar started a gunfight at a security checkpoint, which quickly escalated. Tensions... Read more
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Calcutta News
Peace or arms embargo; Kerry asks South Sudan to decidein an interview with South Sudan's "Eye Radio.” South Sudan has been witnessin
Peace or arms embargo; Kerry asks South Sudan to decide
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
in an interview with South Sudan's "Eye Radio.” South Sudan has been witnessing civil war since 2013 since President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar started a fight on the lines of ethnicity. President Kiir is an ethnic Dinka and Machar,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can AU Help South Sudan Where UN Fails?(659) as in the five preceding months combined (662). Violence flared up again
Can AU Help South Sudan Where UN Fails?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
(659) as in the five preceding months combined (662). Violence flared up again on 7 July. Forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and the first Vice-President Riek Machar started a gunfight at a security checkpoint, which quickly escalated. Tensions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bashir Receives Written Message From President Kirrof the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has received a written message f
Bashir Receives Written Message From President Kirr
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has received a written message from the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, dealing with bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern, besides an invitation from President Kiir to President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Should the UN Surrender Over Peacekeeping?working under UN authorisation. The fighting that broke out on 8 July between
Should the UN Surrender Over Peacekeeping?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
working under UN authorisation. The fighting that broke out on 8 July between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar left a peace agreement in tatters. It had briefly ended two years of conflict between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kerry in Africa - New Aid Announced for S. Sudan and Kenyasaid Kerry. South Sudan is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half year civ
Kerry in Africa - New Aid Announced for S. Sudan and Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
said Kerry. South Sudan is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half year civil war pitting President Salva Kiir against his former Vice President Riek Machar. Machar fled the capital Juba in July 2016 and his whereabouts remain a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Air Force Chief Urges Army to Demonstrate Rwanda's Best in South Sudanrecent flare-up in hostilities that effectively wrecked last year's peace deal
Air Force Chief Urges Army to Demonstrate Rwanda's Best in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
recent flare-up in hostilities that effectively wrecked last year's peace deal between the government of President Salva Kiir and his former deputy and rebel leader Riek Machar. Machar has since fled the country and replaced as first vice... Read more
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dna
John Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctionsin Juba. South Sudan secured its independence in 2011, but by December 2013 th
John Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions
dna / Posted yesterday
in Juba. South Sudan secured its independence in 2011, but by December 2013 the longtime political rivalry between Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, and Machar, a Nuer, had led to civil conflict that often followed ethnic lines. The two men signed a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctionsin Juba. South Sudan secured its independence in 2011, but by December 2013 th
Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
in Juba. South Sudan secured its independence in 2011, but by December 2013 the longtime political rivalry between Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, and Machar, a Nuer, had led to civil conflict that often followed ethnic lines. The two men signed a... Read more
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Reuters
Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctionsin Juba. South Sudan secured its independence in 2011, but by December 2013 th
Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions
Reuters / Posted yesterday
in Juba. South Sudan secured its independence in 2011, but by December 2013 the longtime political rivalry between Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, and Machar, a Nuer, had led to civil conflict that often followed ethnic lines. The two men signed a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
John Kerry pleased with Kenya's electoral reformsUhuru Kenyatta official Facebook page. Kenya,US Secretary of State John Kerry,
John Kerry pleased with Kenya's electoral reforms
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Uhuru Kenyatta official Facebook page. Kenya,US Secretary of State John Kerry,John Kerry,South Sudan President Salva Kiir,Kenyan government,South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar,Kenyas parliament,Kenyan elections NAIROBI – US Secretary of... Read more
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EuroNews
Kerry pushes for swift deployment of 'protection force' in South Sudanwith reconciliation and accountability,” he said. Around two years of conflict
Kerry pushes for swift deployment of 'protection force' in South Sudan
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
with reconciliation and accountability,” he said. Around two years of conflict that pitted troops loyal to President Salva Kiir against those of his former deputy Riek Machar were supposed to have ended with a peace deal last year. But fighting... Read more
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DW
Kerry in Africa: New aid announced for S. Sudan and Kenya |said Kerry. South Sudan is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half year civ
Kerry in Africa: New aid announced for S. Sudan and Kenya |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
said Kerry. South Sudan is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half year civil war pitting President Salva Kiir against his former Vice President Riek Machar. Machar fled the capital Juba in July 2016 and his whereabouts remain a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional forceto be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional force
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
to be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who had been reunited with rival President Salva Kiir under the peace deal, fled amid last month's fighting. A spokesman announced last week that he had crossed into... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional forceto be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional force
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
to be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who had been reunited with rival President Salva Kiir under the peace deal, fled amid last month's fighting. A spokesman announced last week that he had crossed into... Read more
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Boston Herald
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional forceto be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional force
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
to be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who had been reunited with rival President Salva Kiir under the peace deal, fled amid last month's fighting. A spokesman announced last week that he had crossed into... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional forceto be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who
Kerry: South Sudan agrees to deployment of regional force
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
to be unraveling after former rebel leader and vice president Riek Machar, who had been reunited with rival President Salva Kiir under the peace deal, fled amid last month's fighting. A spokesman announced last week that he had crossed into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kerry in Africa On U.S. Counterterror Drive2015. The world's youngest nation is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half
Kerry in Africa On U.S. Counterterror Drive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
2015. The world's youngest nation is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half year civil war pitting President Salva Kiir against his former Vice President Riek Machar. Machar fled the capital Juba in July 2016 and his whereabouts remain a... Read more
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DW
Kerry in Africa on US counterterror drive |2015. The world's youngest nation is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half
Kerry in Africa on US counterterror drive |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
2015. The world's youngest nation is struggling to emerge from a two-and-a-half year civil war pitting President Salva Kiir against his former Vice President Riek Machar. Machar fled the capital Juba in July 2016 and his whereabouts remain a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan a 'Burden' On Tanzania's MagufuliSouth Sudan leader Salva Kiir Mayardit (file photo). Arusha — South Sudan's me
South Sudan a 'Burden' On Tanzania's Magufuli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Sudan leader Salva Kiir Mayardit (file photo). Arusha — South Sudan's membership to the East African Community (EAC) will be on the spotlight during a regional leaders' summit slated for Dar es Salaam early next month, The Citizen has... Read more
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Swissinfo
Kerry, African ministers meet on South Sudan violencefears of a return to civil war that erupted in late 2013, which broadly ran alo
Kerry, African ministers meet on South Sudan violence
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
fears of a return to civil war that erupted in late 2013, which broadly ran along ethnic lines, pitting President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, against his rival and vice president Riek Machar, a Nuer. Machar led a two-year rebellion against... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Machar Seeks Treatment in DR Congowhereabouts of Dr Machar had been a matter of speculation since he left Juba on
Machar Seeks Treatment in DR Congo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
whereabouts of Dr Machar had been a matter of speculation since he left Juba on July 11 as forces loyal to President Salva Kiir continued to hunt him in the forests in Western Equatoria near the border with Congo. All along, close aides of Dr... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kerry, African ministers to meet on South Sudan violence, Somaliafears of a return to civil war that erupted in late 2013, which broadly ran alo
Kerry, African ministers to meet on South Sudan violence, Somalia
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
fears of a return to civil war that erupted in late 2013, which broadly ran along ethnic lines, pitting President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, against his rival and vice president Riek Machar, a Nuer. Violence flared when Machar withdrew his... Read more
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dna
John Kerry, African ministers to meet on South Sudan violence, Somaliafears of a return to civil war that erupted in late 2013, which broadly ran alo
John Kerry, African ministers to meet on South Sudan violence, Somalia
dna / Posted 2 days ago
fears of a return to civil war that erupted in late 2013, which broadly ran along ethnic lines, pitting President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, against his rival and vice president Riek Machar, a Nuer. Violence flared when Machar withdrew his... Read more
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