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South Sudan death toll in disarmament fighting rises, UN sends peacekeepers

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The death toll in South Sudan’s Warrap State has risen to 148 following fighting this past weekend during a disarmament exercise, a local government...

At least 81 people killed as South Sudan’s disarmament erupts in...

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At least 81 people have been killed in the South Sudan region of Warrap State following heavy fighting between armed civilians and government forces carrying...

Hundreds killed in South Sudan tribal clashes – ICRC

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Hundreds of civilians, including three aid workers, were killed in a series of tribal clashes in villages in South Sudan’s vast Jonglei state, the...

ISS: Can South Sudan change its approach to politics?

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The formation of South Sudan’s new unity government on 22 February is a major milestone in recent efforts to restore peace in that country....

Former rebel leader now Sudan’s first vice president

Former rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as South Sudan’s first vice president on Saturday as part of a unity government with former...

South Sudan unity government coming

Former South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar agreed to form a unity government with President Salva Kiir by Saturday’s deadline, following talks at state...

South Sudan unity government deadline looms

Former South Sudanese rebels in t-shirts and sandals marched alongside government forces in a display to reassure international monitors progress is being made on...

South Sudan cuts number of states

South Sudan President Salva Kiir cut the number of states from 32 to 10, unlocking a stalled peace deal and paving the way for...

Abducted South Sudan women and children released

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The expert leading UN efforts to stamp out sexual violence in war welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children by an armed...

Sudan political and security deal signed

Sudan and a rebel group signed a preliminary deal on political and security arrangements, paving the way for reconciliation through ongoing talks. Sudan’s ruling council...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...