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Brutal sexual violence by Machar’s, Taban’s & Kiir’s armies persists in South Sudan – UN

There are persistently high levels of sexual violence in South Sudan’s northern Unity region, with at least 134 women and girls raped, and 41 having suffered other forms of sexual and physical violence between September and December 2018, a UN report released on Friday reveals. Among the survivors, some were as young as eight. The actual level of sexual violence ...

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Call for Alternative People’s NADAFA Government in South Sudan based on Three Autonomous Regions

Concerned Citizens in South Sudan and in Diaspora: We, together take the opportunity to inform the general public and our constituencies in South Sudan; based in Equatoria, Upper Nile and Bahr al Ghazal, that we are announcing to you and the world community, AU, IGAD, UN and TROIKA countries; the establishment of the National Alliance for Democracy And Freedom Action ...

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The Collo Community Association of the USA: Urgent Humanitarian Appeal for Needy People, South Sudan

To: H.E. Mr. António Guterres Secretary-General of the United Nations 405 East 42nd Street, New York NY, 10017, USA From: The Collo Community Association of The USA  181 West Red Oak Dr # 202 Memphis, TN 38112 January 26, 2019 Subject:  Urgent Humanitarian Appeal for Needy People in Shilluk Kingdom Dear Your Excellency Antóni...

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The new U.S policy toward Africa

  Ambassador John Bolton, the U.S National Security Advisor, delivered a speech on the 13th of December 2018 at the Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C. outlining the Trump administration's new Africa Strategy. He pointed out the fact that it was achieved two years earlier in comparison to the previous administration that took much longer to come up with a strategy ...

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BY: Dominic UKELO, South Sudanese, NOV/22/2018, SSN; Today, more countries are experiencing violent conflicts than in the last 30 years and as stated in Robert Ricigliano's book, "Making Peace Last," 25 p...

By: Ngoi Thuech, Dodoma, Tanzania, NOV/05/2018, SSN; South Sudanese don't know how lucky and blessed they're. We've never had a shortage of patriotic leaders even before we became known as South Sud...

By: KEVIN J KELLEY, TheEastAfrican, OCT/16/2018, SSN; South Sudanese soldiers are responsible for most of the killings and rapes of children carried out in the country, the United Nations said on Monday...

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By John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Enough Project • enoughproject.org, September/20/2018, SSN; Peace remains elusive in South Sudan. The latest in a line of peace deals – this one signed on Se...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Sept/19/2018; On 16 September 2018, a group of leaders within SSOA who signed the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS), issued a press ...

BY: John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Daily Beast, SEP/12/2018, SSN; Wednesday’s agreement is at its heart simply a crass division of the spoils between the rival factions with the biggest guns wh...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, Poet & Author, Ph.D. Candidate, Toronto, SEPT/10/2018, SSN; There is no question that South Sudan will take time to get used to civil societies expressing strong positions in sociop...

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BY: Sabrino Majok Majok, State Secretary General, Government of Aweil East State—Wanyjok, SEPT/04/2018, SSN; Brother Garang Malong Awan, I am writing this message in regards to your series of Facebook...

BY: Santino Aniek, Upper New York, USA, SEPT/01/2018, SSN; Now what is it in Khartoum Peace Agreement that most worries so many South Sudanese people? Recognizably any list in Khartoum Peace Agreement w...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudan, AUG/19/2018, SSN; Five days ago, Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, published an article under the title "Federalism does not deserve war in South Sudan." The title is quite...