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WFP warns of looming hunger emergency for South Sudanese fleeing conflict in Sudan

Xinhua 03 Oct 2023
Mary-Ellen McGroarty, WFP's country director in South Sudan, said they are seeing families leave one disaster for ... We simply do not have the resources to provide life-saving assistance to those who need it most," McGroarty said in a statement in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.

South Sudan Faces Growing Health and Hunger Crisis

Voa News 01 Oct 2023
Aelbrecht recently returned from a mission to South Sudan, where she visited so-called stabilization centers for severely malnourished children in the capital, Juba, and in Bentiu, the capital of Unity State ... She said the international community must not act as a bystander but help South Sudan during this time of immense need.

South Sudanese Advocates: Harsh Media Environment Has Chilling Effect

Voa News 30 Sep 2023
John Wulu is the manager and chief editor of Top FM, a radio station in Juba, South Sudan’s capital ... Wulu said most media houses in the country have a hard time working on in-depth reports due to a lack of access, censorship and harassment — at times coming from South Sudan security operatives.

South Sudan hails ties with China amid 74th founding anniversary of PRC

Beijing News 27 Sep 2023
During the event held in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, South Sudan's Minister of Presidential Affairs Barnaba Marial Benjamin called for building a global community with a shared future, emphasizing that the world needs mutual cooperation more than ever to advance the progress of all humanity.

UN humanitarians condemn killing of 2 aid truck drivers in South Sudan

Xinhua 25 Sep 2023
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said the drivers were attacked on Saturday, their trucks torched and destroyed as they were returning to Juba, the capital of South Sudan ... "The safety and security of staff and contractors is of the utmost importance," said Hamida Lasseko, UNICEF South Sudan representative.

Darfur’s new generation, once full of promise, now suffers ‘fire of war’

The Irish Times 22 Sep 2023
New arrivals at a processing center in Renk, South Sudan ... For weeks, Bahaadin Adam had heard nothing from family members stuck in the fighting that convulsed Nyala, the capital of South Darfur state and the second-largest city in Sudan ... in a recent interview in Renk, South Sudan.

Darfur's new generation, once full of promise, in 'fire of war'

The Buffalo News 22 Sep 2023
RENK, South Sudan — The news he had dreaded arrived a few minutes before midnight. For weeks, Bahaadin Adam had heard nothing from family members stuck in the fighting that convulsed Nyala, the capital of South Darfur state and the second-largest city in Sudan ... "I was broken into pieces," Adam said in a recent interview in Renk, South Sudan.

South Sudanese Urged To Embrace Durable Peace And A Common Purpose At Peace Day Event

MENA FN 22 Sep 2023
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) Download logo In the bustling capital of South Sudan, a symphony of voices converged, setting the stage for this year's commemoration of the International Day ... .

More than 1,200 children under five have died in Sudan camps since May

The National 19 Sep 2023
More than 1,200 children have died in displacement camps across Sudan since May, the UN said on Tuesday ... A million people fled to the neighbouring countries of Egypt, Chad and South Sudan after fighting erupted between the Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces paramilitary.

High-rise building on fire in Khartoum as conflict intensifies

The National 17 Sep 2023
An 18-storey building in the centre of Khartoum was engulfed in flames on Sunday as fighting intensified between the army and a rival paramilitary group in the Sudanese capital ... He has since been based in the Red Sea city of Port Sudan, visiting Egypt, Qatar, Eritrea, South Sudan and Uganda recently ... The dirty war waged by the army and RSF in Sudan.

Sudanese at risk of partition, political coalition warns

Reuters 15 Sep 2023
Since the outbreak of war between the RSF and Sudan's army on April 15 the RSF has controlled swathes of the capital Khartoum, as well as areas of south-west and central Sudan. Another faction that has clashed recently with the army, Abdelaziz al-Hilu's SPLM-N, controls large parts of South Kordofan state.

50 human rights organisations urge UN action in Sudan conflict

Jurist 14 Sep 2023
The press release further reports that during the atrocities, at least“498 children have died from hunger, and clinics and doctors have been destroyed,” with refugees forced to flee to neighbouring Chad and South Sudan. Tribal conflicts in Darfur are also rife, and medical facilities have been devastated in Sudan’s capital Khartoum.

40 killed in South Darfur airstrikes

Suryaa 14 Sep 2023
Khartoum, Sep 14 (IANS) At least 40 civilians were killed in Nyala, the capital city of southwestern Sudan's South Darfur State, in airstrikes that targeted a market and civilian neighbourhoods, according to witnesses and medical sources ... air raids in the state capital.

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Sept. 14 14 Sep 2023
(Israel-Blast-Casualty). - - - -. KHARTOUM -- At least 40 civilians were killed Wednesday in Nyala, the capital city of southwestern Sudan's South Darfur State, in airstrikes on a popular market and civilian neighborhoods, according to eyewitnesses and medical sources ... (Sudan-Civilian Toll-Air Strike). - - - - ... (Kenya-Counterterrorism-al-Shabab).

Panic south of Sudan capital as paramilitaries advance

The New Arab 14 Sep 2023
Hussein Mohammed was driving his minibus south of Sudan's capital when his blood ran cold at the sight of a paramilitary convoy advancing into areas so far largely spared from the war ... evening, eventually setting up a checkpoint 80 kilometres (50 miles) south of the capital.

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