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UN decries surge in tribal violence in South Sudan

Xinhua 30 Jun 2022
JUBA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations on Thursday expressed concern over the escalating communal violence in South Sudan which it said has left several people dead and others injured ... "This violence strikes divisions and hampers reconciliation efforts, I am deeply troubled by," Haysom told journalists in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
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South Sudan fights child marriage where girls sold for cows

Jamaica Observer 24 Jun 2022
“The younger the girl marries, the more the family gets cattle in return,” said Jackline Nasiwa, executive director of the Center of Inclusive Governance, Peace and Justice in South Sudan’s capital, Juba ... With the group’s assistance, Nyanachiek now studies in South Sudan’s capital.
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South Sudan seeks to revise petroleum law

Xinhua 23 Jun 2022
... where we talk basically about things to do with petroleum economics, depots, petrol stations, and now we will be coming up with oil refineries, we must be regulated by laws," he said during the opening of the consultative meeting held in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
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South Sudan fights child marriage where girls are sold for cows

The Grio 22 Jun 2022
“The younger the girl marries, the more the family gets cattle in return,” said Jackline Nasiwa, executive director of the Center of Inclusive Governance, Peace and Justice in South Sudan’s capital, Juba ... With the group’s assistance, Nyanachiek now studies in South Sudan’s capital.
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Child marriage in South Sudan a social challenge

Middle East Online 22 Jun 2022
“The younger the girl marries, the more the family gets cattle in return,” said Jackline Nasiwa, executive director of the Center of Inclusive Governance, Peace and Justice in South Sudan's capital, Juba ... With the group's assistance, Nyanachiek now studies in South Sudan’s capital.
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Girls still auctioned off into marriage in exchange for cows in South Sudan: UN

Irish Independent 22 Jun 2022
... according to Unicef.Against the odds, some South Sudanese girls have fought back.“I refused,” said 21-year-old Nyanachiek Madit, when her father said she would be married to a man about 50 years old because her family could not afford to send her to school.
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South Sudan launches dev't strategy to consolidate peace

Xinhua 21 Jun 2022
"We are launching this NDS as a guide to collective investment as a nation and people as we begin during this transitional period, the process of this document is for consolidating peace and stabilizing the economy," Machar said in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. The plan will also guide the actions of development stakeholders in South Sudan.
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Concerns grow as Sudan wheat harvest ‘waits to rot’

Arab News 20 Jun 2022
Al-LAOTA, Sudan ... “It has been two months since I harvested the wheat and I can’t store it in the house anymore,” said Abdullah, pointing to the large sacks filled with ripened wheat crammed into his small house in Al-Laota, in Gezira state, south of Sudan’s capital ... An official with Sudan’s Finance Ministry confirmed the lack of funds.
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Sudan wheat harvest waits to rot as hunger crisis looms

The Jordan Times 20 Jun 2022
“It has been two months since I harvested the wheat and I can’t store it in the house anymore,” said Abdullah, pointing to the large sacks filled with ripened wheat crammed into his small house in Al Laota, in Gezira state, south of Sudan’s capital ... Otherwise, he warned, “it complicates the situation in Sudan far more than it already is”.
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Hunger crisis looms in Sudan while government is unable to pay for harvest

The Arab Weekly 19 Jun 2022
AL-LAOTA, Sudan- ... "It has been two months since I harvested the wheat and I can't store it in the house anymore," said Abdullah, pointing to the large sacks filled with ripened wheat crammed into his small house in Al-Laota, in Gezira state, south of Sudan's capital.
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Sudan wheat harvest waits to rot as hunger crisis loomsOver 18 million people, nearly half ...

Deccan Herald 19 Jun 2022
"It has been two months since I harvested the wheat and I can't store it in the house anymore," said Abdullah, pointing to the large sacks filled with ripened wheat crammed into his small house in Al-Laota, in Gezira state, south of Sudan's capital ... Thousands of sheep drown as Sudan ship sinks ... Sudan.
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Chinese experts start training South Sudanese on road construction

Xinhua 16 Jun 2022
"We are happy to take the example of the People's Republic of China in mobilizing the human capital and this is the secret of transformation which China did," Mijok said in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, adding that the training also marked a great achievement in bilateral relations.
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South Sudanese medics acquire practical surgical skills from Chinese counterparts

Xinhua 16 Jun 2022
"This is a very great initiative from the Chinese medical team to have brought us the laparoscopy machine, so that our doctors learn to do laparoscopic surgery, because nowadays the world is slowly moving away from open surgery to major surgery that includes laparoscopic surgery," Maror told Xinhua in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
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World Food Programme suspends some food aid in South Sudan as funds dry up

Reuters 14 Jun 2022
"South Sudan is facing its hungriest year since independence ... Badejo-Sanogo, who was speaking from Juba, South Sudan's capital, said the WFP urgently needs $426 million to cover needs for the next six months and dial back what she described as an "explosive situation".
photo: AP / Sam Mednick
File - A mother sits with her malnourished baby at a hospital run by Medicines Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in Old Fangak in Jonglei state, South Sudan Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. Aid groups say more people than ever in the country will face hunger this year, because of the worst floods in 60 years as well as conflict and the sluggish implementation of the peace agreement that has denied much of the country basic services.
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WFP suspends part of its food aid in South Sudan as funds dry up

Al Jazeera 14 Jun 2022
South Sudan is facing its hungriest year since independence,” the WFP’s acting ... Badejo-Sanogo, who was speaking from Juba, South Sudan’s capital, said the WFP urgently needs $426m to cover needs for the next six months and dial back what she described as an “explosive situation”.

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