What could a billion dollars do for South Sudan, the world’s youngest country? More teachers in classrooms? Job-training programs? What about developing irrigation for the fields? Or building new roads, so that goods can get to market?
Hundreds of boys were forcibly recruited by an armed group near the town of Malakal in South Sudan.
UNICEF expressed concern that 89 boys reportedly kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a village in South Sudan could be used as child soldiers.
In the Hunger Games movie, a silver parachute is air dropped to the story's hero, Katniss. It saves her life for it contains humanitarian aid. That's not fiction though for starving people in South Sudan, who have food air dropped to...Show More Summary
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An armed group in South Sudan has abducted at least 89 boys in a northern state, the U.N. children's agency said Saturday. The boys, some as young as 13, were abducted near Malakal, the capital of Upper Nile state, according to a UNICEF statement. Show More Summary
First president of the Republic of South Sudan, veteran of the Fist and Second Sudanese Civil Wars, and member of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement.
An armed group in South Sudan has abducted at least 89 boys in a northern state, the UN children's agency said today. The boys, some as young as 13, were abducted near Malakal, the capital of Upper Nile state, according to a UNICEF statement. Armed men surrounded the community and...
Dozens of South Sudanese boys, some as young as 13, were recently kidnapped by an armed group in South Sudan as they prepared for school exams, UNICEF reported Saturday.
Armed soldiers abducted at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, from a community near Malakal in South Sudan, UNICEF said Saturday. Read more...
UN agency says 89 boys, some as young as 13, were kidnapped, sparking fears they will be exploited as child soldiers.
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Intensified battles between rebels and government forces in South Kordofan state wreak havoc on civilian life.
David K. Deng argues that the African Union is failing South Sudan after deciding that the African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS) should not release its report: On the evening of 29 January, African heads of state gathered in Addis Ababa for a meeting of the African...
Human Rights Watch claims kids as young as 13 are being used in ongoing conflict in report dismissed by the government.
South Sudan has postponed its upcoming elections this summer amid a violent power struggle between President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar, Reuters reports.
A group photo-shoot of South Sudanese models for Stand 4 Education, an attempt to raise awareness about the civil war ripping the Sudan apart and the high illiteracy rate that deters South Sudanese women like themselves from mobilizing--Fusion
South Sudan's cabinet has called off the general election scheduled to take place in June and plans to submit a proposal to parliament asking to extend President Salva Kiir's term, Reuters reports. New elections are to take place in 2017. Read more...
Cabinet postpones elections and extends Kiir's powers until 2017, apparently sinking peace agreement with rebels.
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When Hellen Samuel first became a radio journalist in South Sudan in the mid-1980s, it wasn’t easy. She's now encouraging women to get involved. "When you are determined, nothing will deter you from your dreams." Continue reading ? The post On World Radio Day, how one woman in South Sudan found her voice on air appeared first on PBS NewsHour.