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South Sudan

Facing crime wave, residents in South Sudan capital pay police for protection

Residents of South Sudan’s capital say they are collecting cash to pay police unofficially to patrol their neighbourhoods, amid a crime wave and a cash crunch that means authorities often cannot pay their wages.

A South Sudan vote would heap disaster upon catastrophe, U.N. says

South Sudan’s hellish war will get worse if its neighbours let President Salva Kiir hold an election before he accepts peacekeepers, a ceasefire and political opposition, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday.

At least 25 killed in South Sudan fighting

Rebels in South Sudan attacked government forces in Unity State, where oil fields have been abandoned due to fighting, killing 25 people including civilians, a local government official said.

ISS: South Sudan needs more than a hybrid court

When government soldiers stormed the Terrain residential compound in Juba, South Sudan, on 11 July 2016, they attacked, robbed and raped foreign aid workers and shot dead a local journalist.

Region must pressure South Sudan leaders to end conflict – US diplomat

African countries should do more to pressure South Sudan’s political leaders, who seem incapable of resolving the country’s four-year civil war, a top US diplomat said.
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