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The United States has said that Kenya should investigate investments made by South Sudanese elites in the east African country.

A new report says that a quarter of South Sudan's adolescent girls have suicidal feelings due to fear of abuse, rape or murder.

South Sudan defence minister among proposed US blacklist

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South Sudan defence minister among proposed US blacklist

Six South Sudanese officials including the defence minister could be added to a sanctions blacklist for fuelling the country's war and blocking aid, reports said on Monday.

South Sudan peace talks brought to a halt

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South Sudan peace talks brought to a halt

Peace talks between South Sudan's opposition and government have faltered as the proposed deal was met with discontent.

UN refuses to back elections in South Sudan

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UN refuses to back elections in South Sudan

The United Nations opposes a plan by South Sudan's government to move to elections if warring parties are unable to mollify.

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UN peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

The United Nations is investigating allegations that two girls were raped by Nepalese peacekeeping troops in South Sudan.

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State oil money is funding South Sudan conflict: Reports

Investigations by two groups say that state oil money is fuelling South Sudan's civil war, with money allegedly funding a controversial ...

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South Sudan to join Chemical Weapons Convention

South Sudan announced it is joining the Chemical Weapons Convention outlawing the use of toxic arms on Friday, leaving just three nations left ...

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US threatens 'measures' against South Sudan

South Sudan's government could face unspecified measures unless it moves to end the nearly four-year war and stops harassing UN peacekeepers and ...

Sudan's President Bashir to visit Russia this week

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Sudan's President Bashir to visit Russia this week

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by The International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes related to the Darfur conflict, ...

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Standoff in Juba as troops encircle ex-army chief's home

Streets across South Sudan's capital are largely empty as fears a standoff between two rival groups bring fears of a new civil war.

Presidents <em>Kiir</em>, Bashir discuss peace deal for South Sudan

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Presidents Kiir, Bashir discuss peace deal for South Sudan

Following a recent warning from Washington over conditions for future investment in both countries, senior ministers met in Khartoum to discuss ...

S. Sudan's <em>Salva</em> <em>Kiir</em> in Khartoum to 'ease tensions'

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S. Sudan's Salva Kiir in Khartoum to 'ease tensions'

Salva Kiir makes his third visit to Khartoum as President of South Sudan to discuss border disputes and 'normalising ...

US ambassador to UN evacuated from South Sudan camp

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US ambassador to UN evacuated from South Sudan camp

The US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley was evacuated from a camp in South Sudan after protests over the country's president descended on the ...

Red Cross driver killed in S. Sudan ambush

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Red Cross driver killed in S. Sudan ambush

An ambush on a humanitarian aid convoy left a Red Cross driver dead in South Sudan, the organisation said on Saturday.

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US slaps sanctions on senior South Sudan officials

The United States applied sanctions on Wednesday to three officials from South Sudan accused of instigating and profiting from the four-year civil war in Africa's youngest country.

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South Sudan refugees face long exile: UN's Grandi

The UN's refugee chief has said a long period of exile lies ahead for South Sudanese refugees fleeing the civil war.

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Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

Comment: Free speech is an integral part of any democracy. The legal case against respected Israeli-Canadian reporter and analyst David Sheen ...

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South Sudan military captures rebel headquarters near Ethiopia border

The South Sudanese army say they have captured the border town of Pagak, which has been the main base of fighters loyal to rebel leader Riek ...

Violence, arson at South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan

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Violence, arson at South Sudanese refugee camp in Sudan

The UN refugee agency and the White Nile police chief confirmed there was unrest at the camp where some 50,000 South Sudanese refugees live.

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South Sudan starves as aid agencies fail to deliver

Only 30% of the annual target has been reached so far, more than half-way through the year, a UN official in Khartoum has warned.

South Sudan clashes force patients, doctors to flee hospital

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South Sudan clashes force patients, doctors to flee hospital

Patients and doctors at the clinic in the town of Maiwut risked being caught up in an army offensive closing in on the nearby ...

South Sudan political prisoner amnesty essential before peace talks

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South Sudan political prisoner amnesty essential before peace talks

The Japanese ambassador lobbied for the release of rebel prisoners to help move peace talks along on Wednesday.

South Sudan sends peace delegation to meet rebel chief

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South Sudan sends peace delegation to meet rebel chief

A government-sponsored negotiations team flew to South Africa on Wednesday to discuss terms with rebel chief, Riek Machar, who has not been ...

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