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Nine Ugandan drivers killed in South Sudan

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At least nine Ugandan drivers have been killed in deadly road ambushes in neighboring South Sudan, a top Ugandan government official said here Tuesday. Kania...
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UN seeks US$2.7 billion to aid 13 million people in Nigeria and South Sudan

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The United Nations and partners have launched humanitarian response plans totaling 2.7 billion U.S. dollars to assist 13 million people in Nigeria and...
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British government plans to cut millions in aid’ to some African countries

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The British government is planning to “slash hundreds of millions of pounds” to five individual African countries and the Sahel, according to official papers...
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South Sudan embarks on use of locally refined oil products

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South Sudan has embarked on the use of locally refined oil products after years of importing from neighboring countries, an official said on Monday. ...
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10 killed in South Sudan commercial plane crash

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Ten people were killed in a commercial plane crash in South Sudan's Jonglei state on Tuesday evening, a senior government official said Wednesday. ...
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South Sudan hires firm to audit petroleum sector

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South Sudan said Monday it has hired an international firm Alex Stewart International to undertake financial and environmental audit of the petroleum sector in...
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South Sudan to vaccinate 2.8 million children against polio

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South Sudan in collaboration with the UN children's fund, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday it will vaccinate over 2.8 million...
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South Sudan’s army plans to resume civilian disarmament after violent clashes

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South Sudan's army said Friday it will soon resume civilian disarmament exercise it had called off following an eruption of violence in August 2020...
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China donates food to UNICEF to fight child malnutrition in South Sudan

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The Chinese government has handed over 14,056 boxes of ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) to the UN children's agency, UNICEF to help in the fight...
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Shandong Hi-Speed Group redesigns major road in South Sudan

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Chinese construction firm Shandong Hi-Speed Group Company Ltd (SDHS), has redesigned the 392 km Juba-Terekeka-Yirol-Rumbek road. Simon Mijok Mijak, minister of roads...
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South Sudan urges EU to support lifting of arms embargo

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South Sudan said on Thursday that it's seeking support from the European Union to help lift the arms embargo and sanctions imposed by the...
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South Sudan introduces new banknotes

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South Sudan's central bank has introduced a new banknote of 1,000 South Sudanese pounds (SSP) as the east African nation continues to struggle with...
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UN urges South Sudan to hasten peace deal implementation for fair polls

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The UN senior envoy in South Sudan has called on political parties to accelerate the peace deal implementation to enable free and fair elections. David...
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FAO partners with South Sudan to tackle livestock diseases

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Thursday announced partnership with South Sudan to respond to livestock disease outbreak in...
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AU welcomes decision to establish Hybrid Court in South Sudan

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The African Union (AU) Commission has welcomed a decision to establish the AU Hybrid Court of South Sudan. Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the 55-member...
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South Sudan government approves establishment of AU hybrid court

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South Sudan on Friday approved the establishment of the long-awaited African Union Hybrid Court enshrined in the 2018 revitalized peace deal to try war...
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UNHCR urges South Sudan to improve security to facilitate return of refugees

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has called on South Sudan to improve security, rule of law and good governance to...
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Global charity lauds decline in violations against children in South Sudan

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International charity, Save the Children on Thursday welcomed the decline in the number of grave violations against children in South Sudan such as killing...
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South Sudan keen to strengthen developmental ties with Ethiopia

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South Sudan on Friday said it will look at some key protocols on how to revive the joint integrated developmental projects with Ethiopia to...
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South Sudan says to continue talks with split holdout opposition groups

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South Sudan said on Friday it will continue to have talks with holdout opposition groups despite their being split into various factions, which have...
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South Sudan says ready to mediate between Sudan, Ethiopia to end border conflict

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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has expressed readiness to mediate between Sudan and Ethiopia to end their border conflict, said Sudan's Sovereign Council on...
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South Sudan’s Machar urges implementation of cooperation deal with Sudan

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South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar on Sunday urged full implementation of the 2012 cooperation agreement signed with Sudan in order to boost...
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Sudanese FM vows closer trade ties with South Sudan

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Visiting Sudan's foreign minister Omer Gamar-Eldin Ismail said on Thursday his country is ready to work with South Sudan to improve trade relations...

South Sudan immunizes over 63,000 people against cholera

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South Sudan and health partners said Tuesday they have vaccinated over 63,000 individuals aged one year and above against cholera. The World Health Organization (WHO)...
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UN agencies call for unhindered humanitarian access in South Sudan

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Three UN agencies on Friday called for unhindered humanitarian access to parts of South Sudan's Pibor County in Jonglei State, where people have run...
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South Sudan’s peace monitors urge parties not to lose track on peace process

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South Sudan's peace monitors on Thursday called on the signatories to the fragile 2018 peace agreement not to lose track of the pact. In his...
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South Sudan’s Machar calls for start of healing, reconciliation process

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South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar has called for the start of the healing and reconciliation process in order to unite people to...
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South Sudan’s peace process still shaky 2 years after signing peace deal

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The peace implementation process in South Sudan remains worryingly slow after two years of signing the 2018 revitalized peace deal between the government and...
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South Sudan factions break stalemate on formation of local governments

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Signatories to South Sudan's 2018 peace deal on Wednesday agreed to form state and local governments in nine out of the country's ten states,...
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South Sudan’s main opposition party declares end of armed struggle – official

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South Sudan's main opposition party currently in a power-sharing government with President Salva Kiir has declared the end of its armed struggle as it...