Conflict in South Sudan leaves thousands hungry

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By

Peter Louis

Dablual of Mayendit County in the Unity state of South Sudan last week received aid from organisations after more than 35,000 people were reported to be facing food shortage. Mayendit, one of the counties south of Unity state has been one of the areas to witness repeated heavy fighting between government forces and armed opposition. It is also projected to be in Phase 4 (Emergency) between May and July according to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report, released in May.

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Poetry

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By

Oyin Oludipe

I attest to the tyranny of want in all places, to the tragedy it sets on the stage of Mind. It seems that man has more to scratch from earth than life and water. Only few transcend the bound, they are herald to the dearth, the lost passions and lost presences. I write in memory of the rupture. These poems are dedicated to world heroes past, forgotten.

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Commander of UN peacekeeping force visits Burundian refugee camp in DRC

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By

Darell Maurice

During his recent visit to a Burudian refugee camp in Lusenda, South Kivu, General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz said he was satisfied with the measures taken or envisaged for the protection of some 7,000 refugees living there, promising however to reinforce those with logistical support from the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the DR Congo.

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Poetry

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By

Ayoola Goodness Olanrewaju

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Let us tell South Sudan’s Story through our own eyes

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By

Peter Louis

Journalist Stella Poni has urged South Sudan photojournalists to gain professional skills that will enable them to tell South Sudan’s Story through their own eyes. Stella is one of the ten female journalists attending the ongoing two week photojournalism training course in Juba.

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FATA and Pakistan: In The Line of Fire

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Muhammad Waqas Awan

The US-led war on terror has spilled into Pakistan, particularly in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) due to weak border controlled management. This has increased the security challenges for Pakistan, in turn increasing another dimension of the threat from the western border (Afghanistan) to the already existing threat from the eastern border (India).

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Poetry

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By

Pijush Kanti Deb

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Appeal trial adjourned in the case of murdered activist in DRC

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By

Darell Maurice

The Supreme Military Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Kinshasa earlier this week ordered an adjournment to 30th July of the appeal trial of five police officers charged for the murder in June 2010 of human rights activist Floribert Chebeya.

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The Greatest Beats Of Your Heart: Tony Prince

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New, Old, Undiscovered or World Renowned, The Five Records You Can Always Turn To

Continuing the series of music articles in which individuals select five records particularly special to them, we today feature Tony Prince’s own selections and present the latest instalment of Tuck Magazine’s ‘The Greatest Beats of Your Heart’.

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Poetry

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By

Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

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