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Officials in South Sudan's Jonglei State Accused of Stealing Food Aid

Beijing News 06 May 2021
BOR, SOUTH SUDAN - Civil society activists and residents in the capital of South Sudan's Jonglei state have accused state officials of stealing food donated by President Salva Kiir that was meant for flood victims ... Mission in South Sudan, David Shearer told reporters he had no ...

Will South Sudan rein in its notorious National Security Service?

Human Rights Watch 06 May 2021
We met a young man on a hot and humid Saturday morning along the banks of the Nile in South Sudan’s capital Juba ... Worryingly, NSS abuses also stretch beyond South Sudan’s borders ... Both Kenya and South Sudan repeatedly deny any responsibility for the men though they were spotted in detention in South Sudan.

South Sudan: Officials in Jonglei State Accused of Stealing Food Aid

All Africa 06 May 2021
Bor, South Sudan -- Civil society activists and residents in the capital of South Sudan's Jonglei state have accused state officials of stealing food donated by President Salva Kiir that was meant for flood victims ....

Global hunger crisis hit five year high in 2020, new U.N. report says

Sandhills Express 06 May 2021
Two year old Akon Morro, who is anemic and suffers from edema due to malnutrition, sits on the floor of a feeding center in Al Sabah Children’s Hospital in the capital Juba, South Sudan on Thursday, December 3, 2020.

School reopens in South Sudan after more than a year of closure

Sina 03 May 2021
JUBA, May 3 (Xinhua) -- School reopened Monday in South Sudan after closure for more than one year due to COVID-19 pandemic ... The South Sudan government in partnership with GESS will pay capitation grants, in addition to cash transfers, to girls at levels from primary 5 to senior 4, she disclosed.

Tokyo 2020: Tegla Loroupe’s concerns over Olympic Refugee Team

Capital Ethiopia 03 May 2021
However the athletes from South Sudan are still hopeful a solution can be found to enable them to run at the delayed Games ... The 29-year-old explained that he decided to stay in Germany after reading of compatriots being kidnapped in the Kenyan capital Nairobi and some of them being forcibly repatriated to South Sudan.

Sudan appoints former rebel leader as Darfur governor

Anadolu Agency 02 May 2021
In August 2020, the Sudanese government signed a peace agreement in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, with the rebel coalition of the Sudan ...

Dimmed Hope for Flood Affected Children in South Sudan

Reliefweb 30 Apr 2021
Blog by. Jimmy Tuhaise – Head of Humanitarian Response, Save the Children South Sudan ... Bor is the capital town of the Great Jonglei state of South Sudan famous for being one of the areas worst affected by the war in 2013. The name Bor means ‘valley’ and not surprising that it is a flood prone area ... .

South Sudan’s Highway Of Death: Trucker Survives An Ambush Slaughter That Killed 13

Jacksonville Free Press 28 Apr 2021
Dollis, a Kenyan citizen, was part of a convoy of foreign truck drivers transporting goods to South Sudan’s capital, Juba, when they were ambushed by unknown gunmen on the evening of March 18, 2021, along the Nimule-Juba highway ... Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

Police Detain Suspects in South Sudanese Bishop-elect Shooting

Voa News 27 Apr 2021
Authorities in the capital of South Sudan’s Lakes State detained close to two dozen people including police officers and priests on Tuesday, a day after armed assailants shot Bishop-elect Christian Carlassare on the grounds of the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek ... This has shocked us, especially me,” Machol told "South Sudan in Focus".

Shrugging off economic woes, Sudanese share Ramadan meal

MENA FN 27 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) WAD MADANI, Sudan � As night falls in Sudan, villagers rush to pull over travellers with a friendly roadblock of hospitality celebrating Islam's holy fasting month of Ramadan, traditions enduring despite dire economic troubles.Rugs are rolled out on the ...

Sudan: Women's Issues On the Agenda for El Hilu-Sudan Peace Negotiations

All Africa 27 Apr 2021
Khartoum -- A delegation of women in charge of the agenda for the next negotiation process in the South Sudan capital, Juba, visited Member of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, Mohamed El Taayshi, yesterday ....

EU allocates $51M to help South Sudan fight hunger

Anadolu Agency 22 Apr 2021
“The humanitarian situation across South Sudan is extremely dire. Parts of this youngest African country are facing famine-like conditions and the country as a whole is bracing itself for the worst food crisis ever,” Janez Lenarcic, who is currently in South Sudan, told reporters in the capital Juba.

Turkey delivers supplies to orphanage in South Sudan

Anadolu Agency 21 Apr 2021
Turkey’s state-run aid agency on Wednesday delivered supplies to an orphanage hosting more than 100 children in South Sudan’s capital Juba ... Erdem Mutaf, the Turkish ambassador to South Sudan, said the supplies will help improve the lives of the children.