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UNMISS temporary bases put blue helmets where needed

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Preventing conflict starting or speedily mitigating its effects on civilians through temporary bases in hotspots is a key priority for the UN Mission in...

ISS: Rising community violence exposes South Sudan’s fragile peace deal

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Security arrangements under the 2018 peace agreement are already strained as efforts to unify the armed forces falter. A surge in community violence in adds...

Thai sappers in South Sudan go the extra mile

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Blue helmets from Thailand working with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) not only do their bit to repair and rehabilitate critical infrastructure...

Medals for Indian and Sri Lankan peacekeepers

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The service of almost 250 Indian and Sri Lankan “blue berets” serving with the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) was noted at a...

South Sudan peacekeepers rescue deminers

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Even those working at removing and disabling mines as well as other potentially lethal remnants of war are not safe from attacks, including ambushes...

Seasoned South African diplomat is new UNMISS boss

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South African Fink Haysom, a seasoned UN operator, is back in Africa as head of the world body’s mission in South Sudan. His appointment as...

Ghanaian peacekeepers South Sudan mercy mission

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Ghanaian peacekeepers at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were commended for giving lifesaving support to a man severely wounded in recent violent...

UN wants end to South Sudan inter-communal clashes, aid worker attacks

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Peacekeepers were despatched to the northern Lakes region in South Sudan in a bid to deter further violence between communities , the UN Mission...

Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed

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A peacekeeper from Bangladesh was killed when unidentified gunmen ambushed a humanitarian convoy in South Sudan, the United Nations mission in the...

Extra peacekeepers deployed to Unity State

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The UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is sending 150 peacekeepers to Unity State to protect civilians targeted in clashes between government...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...