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On Monday, the UN announced that the kidnapped staff had been safely released a week after their kidnapping. Rebel fighters in South Sudan kidnapped 31 members of the UN peacekeeping mission last week, 18 Bangladeshi...

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The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon has welcomed the signing of a peace deal between opposition factions in South Sudan, calling for the accord’s immediate implementation, as well as the commitment of the country’s leaders...

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The United States warned South Sudan’s president and rebel leader on Wednesday to engage in serious peace talks to end nearly a year of violence in the world’s newest state or face United Nations sanctions....

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Leaders of two warring sides in South Sudan have agreed to yet another peace deal: South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed on a power sharing formula in a deal...

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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan agreed to resume work to demarcate their border dispute, a dispute that led to an armed conflict between the countries in 2012. The South split from the North...

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Between 9 to 15th January 2011 a historic referendum took place in Sudan. The people in Southern region of Sudan voted for their separation, hoping for a more prosperous and peaceful life. That was a...

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Yesterday, Martin Majut Yak, a member of the South Sudanese government has expressed optimism at the prospect of reaching a peaceful settlement to the country’s ongoing conflict: “I can say that something will come out...

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This week UK has  added another £7m to the already £23m of humanitarian assistance in the Central African Republic following the fighting which broke out in March 2013, after the refuge crisis is worsening with...

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Saturday, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir  praised his government’s unrelenting efforts to end the nine-month conflict in South Sudan and move its nation from fighting to social and economic development. Mr. Kiir thanked the international...

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In the 200 years before their historic split, the history of Sudan and South Sudan was marred by colonisation, exploitation, sectarianism and war. Sudan and South Sudan are culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse. They contain...

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