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Renewed recruitment in South Sudan an indicator all parties preparing for conflict

Peter Louis   By Peter Louis Members from a United Nations commission on human rights for South Sudan on Wednesday gave press a briefing on their ten day vist to report on the country’s worsening condition.

Changing narratives: Beyond other rooms for African women

Projekthope photo   By Prince Charles Dickson   “Through her voice I saw a free woman, down on her land, a woman who knew how to kill her own chickens, hunt her own possum, cut her own cotton, fix her own roof, make her own whiskey, walk in her own shoes, and speak her mind, […]

War: Solution to the crisis in South Sudan?

Reuters   By Dukhan Jundit Is War the only solution to the ongoing civil war in South Sudan, rather than peace?

Warlords, please leave South Sudan alone!

Camille Lepage   By Joe Khamisi  If reports from Juba are to be analyzed objectively, South Sudan, dubbed Africa’s youngest nation, may be on the verge of a fresh ethnic conflagration and possible economic collapse.

How Ethiopia sustains a growing engagement in international affairs

  Fanuel Lakew interviews Professor Costantinos Berhutesfa

Ethiopia’s presence and influence in regional and international politics has increased

  Fanuel Lakew interviews Professor Ann Fitz-Gerald

South Sudan President replaces rival as Vice President amid violence

Charles Atiki Lomodong/AFP   By Dukhan Jundit Salva Kiir, the President of South Sudan relieved his Vice President and rival Dr Riek Machar-Teny of his position following recent violence between the government and opposition, replacing him with Gen Taban Deng Gai.

UN not formally recognising 28 states of South Sudan after formation of government

By Peter Louis The Special Representative for the Secretary General and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan, Madam Ellen Loj earlier briefed journalists on the general situation in South Sudan following the formation of the Transitional Government of the National Unity.

FAO launch project for communities in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

By Alpha Jallow The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and its partners launched a new regional project to improve the livelihoods and economy of rural populations in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa during a two-day meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between 30th November and 1st December.

South Sudanese people say ‘Enough is enough’: The suffering must end

  By Peter Louis Enough is enough with regard to the suffering of the people of South Sudan. The international community are now called upon to take action in the event of the two warring parties failing to sign a peace agreement on 17th August 2015. On Friday in Juba hundreds of internally displaced persons […]

Numbers in South Sudan Protection of Civilians camps increase

By Peter Louis The Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in the South Sudanese town Bentiu has been fluctuating in term of numbers due to the scarcity of food, the difficulty to move around and the spike of fighting.

Sudanese bombers kill four in South Sudan

  By Peter Louis The Press Secretary of President Salva Kiir, Ateny Wek Ateny, on Thursday informed journalists that South Sudan for the last three days has been sustaining aerial bombardment, four innocent civilians having been killed and nine others seriously wounded.