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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.

Bashir visits Darfur ahead of US sanctions decision

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited war-torn Darfur in an effort to show his country is ready to have 20-year-old sanctions lifted just weeks before Washington is expected to announce a decision.

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.

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