Little to celebrate for South Sudan on 6th anniversary of independence

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Peter Louis

 

“South Sudan’s Independence Day is overshadowed by conflict and an unprecedented food crisis. While independence brought hopes of peace and development six years ago, today’s ongoing conflict has resulted in four million South Sudanese having to flee their homes. With more people facing a severe food crisis every month, there is unfortunately little reason to celebrate,” said Rehana Zawar, Country Director for humanitarian NGO the Norwegian Refugee Council. Continue reading “Little to celebrate for South Sudan on 6th anniversary of independence”

South Sudanese musician uses song to educate on social media’s shortcomings

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Gift Friday

Through her songs, a South Sudanese musician from Gbudue State is educating youth and parents on the shortcomings of social media.

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Over 2,500 armed rebel youth surrender to government in South Sudan

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Gift Friday

The mayor of South Sudan’s Yambio municipality stated that over 2,500 armed youth formerly allied to the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLA IO) in Gbudue state have so far surrendered to the government over the last five months.

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60 years after the Suez crisis, Britain still needs to learn the lessons from that conflict

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Rupen Savoulian

The Suez crisis marked the end of an empire, but the lessons of that historic episode remain to be understood.

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The end of Iraqi and Syrian woes and the disappearance of ISIS

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Dr. Fadi Elhusseini

When entangled elements make it hard to reach sound analyses, conspiracy theories appear to be a good tool to explain the unexplained. This applies perfectly to the situation in the Middle East.

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Why Africans should support justice in DRC by acknowledging the Congolese genocide

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Benedicte Kumbi

Last year friends such as Ugandan Josephine Apira and Rwandan comrades of the same struggle Ambrose Nzeyimana and Rene Claudel Mugenzi agreed to support a petition we as Congolese had written regarding the situation in the Great Lakes.

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