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South Sudan: Global Action Needed to End Humanitarian Crisis south sudan war

Amnesty International has called for urgent and sustained international action to end what it calls horrific human rights violations taking place in South Sudan. In a statement today, Amnesty International says tens of thousands of people have been killed, thousands more subjected to sexual violence, and close to four million displaced since the conflict began exactly four years ago today.
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Youth Petition AU on South Sudan Violence south sudan war

South Sudanese young leaders have asked the African Union AU to assume responsibility for the peace process in the war-ravaged country.
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Top South Sudan General Resigns, Accuses SPLA Of Ethnic Cleansing south sudan war

A top general in South Sudan has resigned, accusing President Salva Kiir and the national army leadership of pursuing a tribal agenda in the country. Lieutenant General Thomas Cirillo Swaka, the Deputy Chief of General Staff for Logistics in the Sudan Peopes Liberation Army SPLA, says he can no longer continue to be part of the ongoing destruction of the country by the army.
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U.S Government Gives UGX 140B For Refugees south sudan war

The funds, which will be channeled through the World Food Programme, will cater for 44,000 metric tonnes of food assistance to those fleeing increased conflict and the deteriorating security situation in South Sudan.
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14,000 South Sudanese Seek Refuge In West Nile south sudan war 1

Titus Jogo, the OPM Desk officer Adjumani says there are currently 18 settlement camps, which have been restocked with food, medicine and other basic requirements since they expect more refugees to cross to Uganda.
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UPDF Maintains Troops In South Sudan updf in south sudan Top story

UPDF, which was expected to withdraw troops starting Sunday, has decided to maintain their presence until the security situation improves according to the army spokesperson Paddy Ankunda.
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South Sudan Asks Uganda To Withdraw Troops igad 1

The South Sudan government has requested the Ugandan government to withdraw troops from the regions of Bor and Juba where they are deployed to allow for the implementation of the peace agreement.
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Report Finds South Sudan Ceasefire Agreement Violated south sudan war 1

The report, three pages long, details; the violations, where they happened, who perpetrated them and under what command they were carried out on.
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Security Council Warns S.Sudan After Ceasefire Fails south sudan war 1 Top story

The Security Council pen holder on South Sudan, the United States, has warned that the government risks sanctions should they continue to attack rebel positions in the Upper Nile and Pageri towns in the war torn country.
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South Sudan Rebels, Museveni Meet Over UPDF Withdrawal south sudan war 1

The rebels argued that peace in South Sudan is unattainable if UPDF continues to maintain its presence in the war torn Bor and the capital Juba.
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South Sudan Gov\'t Shuns IGAD Deal splm-io

However, officials in the South Sudan government have communicated that they will not agree with the IGAD proposed solution and will instead table a home-grown solution that they say will achieve a lasting peace solution for the South Sudanese people.
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UPDF To Withdraw Troops From South Sudan After New Deal updf in south sudan

A new power sharing deal proposed by the Inter Government Authority on Development suggests the complete withdrawal of all foreign forces and armies within 45 days of its signing to allow for the permanent ceasefire and cessation of hostilities to take place.
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S. Sudan Factions Have No Trust in IGAD-Led Mediation - MPs south sudan war 1 2

The finding by the forum of Parliaments of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region was declared this afternoon, following a fact finding mission in the war torn country.
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15,000 South Sudanese Refugees Missing In Adjumani - New Report south sudan war

At least 15,000 registered South Sudanese refugees have gone missing from refugee camps in Adjumani district.
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South Sudan Footing 'Mobility Costs' Of UPDF - Ambassador south sudan war 1 Top story

The South Sudanese ambassador Samuel Luate Lominsuk has confirmed that indeed the South Sudan government is footing the fuel and oil costs of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces in South Sudan.
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South Sudan Customs Chief Urges Ugandan Traders to Resume Trade south sudan war 2

South Sudan is Uganda’s single largest export market, with exports valued at over Ugx 600 billion in 2013. However, trade has been disrupted since December 2013 when political disagreements led by two rival factions escalated to a full blown war that has dragged on since.
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UPDF Stay In South Sudan Good For Karamoja - Brig Lakara south sudan war

Third Division UPDF commander Brig Nakibus Lakara has defended their stay in South Sudan claiming their withdrawal will plunge Karamoja and neigbouring regions into anarchy. Brig. Lakara says Karamoja has porous and poorly defined borders with armed neighbours. He explains that any mistake of soldiers withdrawing will fuel an influx of arms and ammunition into the sub region.
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Sudan MPs on Peace Mission to Uganda south sudan war 1

A delegation of five Members of Parliament from the Republic of Sudan on Monday visited Uganda and handed to the Ugandan Deputy Speaker of parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, a letter of peace, calling on Uganda’s parliament to intervene and mediate to stop Sudan and South Sudan from going for an all-out-war.
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Soroti Residents React to The Sound of South Sudan War Drums 2 1

The current standoff between Uganda’s neighbors, South Sudan and Sudan has got the attention of many people in Soroti a section of whom fear that the involvement of Uganda in the war may delay the process to track down Joseph Kony and his LRA rebel group while others say Uganda should broker peace between Southern Sudan and Sudan the way Juba did with Uganda and the LRA rebels.
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