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China, America, and a New Cold War in Africa?

Is the Conflict in South Sudan the Opening Salvo in the Battle for a Continent? [This story was reported in partnership with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. Additional funding was provided through the generosity of Adelaide...Show More Summary

China, America, and a New Cold War in Africa?

Is the Conflict in South Sudan the Opening Salvo in the Battle for a Continent? [This story was reported in partnership with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. Additional funding was provided through the generosity of Adelaide...Show More Summary

Tomgram: Nick Turse, An East-West Showdown in the Heart of Africa?

9 hours agoNews : TomDispatch

Juba, South Sudan -- Is this country the first hot battlefield in a new cold war? Is the conflict tearing this new nation apart actually a proxy fight between the world’s two top economic and military powers...

UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica

By Charles Hunt, Lecturer in International Security at the University of Queensland, and Mark Malan, Senior Lecturer in Peacekeeping at Massey University in New Zealand. UNMISS peacekeepers in Juba, South Sudan. (UN Photo.) As the last...Show More Summary

How AIDS Is Threatening To Devastate The World’s Youngest Country

AIDS is claiming more and more lives in South Sudan, where the civil war is stopping people from gaining awareness about the disease. The post How AIDS Is Threatening To Devastate The World’s Youngest Country appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Meriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan, Meets Pope Francis

Christian mother once sentenced to death for her faith now bound for United States with her family. JUBA, South Sudan (MSN) – After blocking her departure on a spurious charge of forged travel documents, Sudan today allowed a Christian...Show More Summary

News Station Uses Metal Gear Solid V Pic For Topic On Child Soldiers

Metal Gear Solid V might take place in the 80s, but apparently it looked good enough to illustrate a topic on recent events in Africa. Child soldier turned hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal talks about war in South Sudan and his tragic childhood on Russia Today when, out of the blue, the FOX Engine and MGSV appear. Read more...

UN: Seven million people need aid in Sudan

Worsening conflict in Darfur and influx of people fleeing war in South Sudan create acute humanitarian crisis, UN says.

A Plea For Help For South Sudan

Introduction by Oxfam Keira Knightley recently traveled with the aid and relief organization Oxfam to South Sudan, the world's newest country that is now in the grip of a humanitarian crisis. She visited Bor camp, in South Sudan's Jonglei...Show More Summary

Looking Beyond Kiir and Machar for Solutions in South Sudan

South Sudan marked its third year of independence on July 9, but this year there seemed little for the people of South Sudan to celebrate.

Has Kenya Destroyed the ICC?

The body blows dealt by Nairobi have human rights groups questioning whether the court can -- or should -- prosecute atrocities in South Sudan and other African states.

Responding to Dire Needs in South Sudan Three Years After Independence

Three years after the Republic of South Sudan’s exhilarating independence on July 9, 2011, following decades of civil war, the people of this young nation are facing their most dire crisis yet.

South Sudan: What Life Is Like in the World's Youngest Country

JUBA, South Sudan — Three years ago, the people of South Sudan celebrated the birth of a nation. Today, the young country is crippled by hunger and civil war. The United Nations warned in May that South Sudan stood on the brink of genocide...Show More Summary

Aid group sounds South Sudan cholera warning

Situation "likely to get worse" with coming heavy rains, amid outbreaks in nine of 10 states, Save the Children says.

Chinese journalists get a warning; press freedoms halt in South Sudan

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Here’s today’s MediaWireWorld roundup of journalism news from outside the U.S. Send tips to Kristen Hare: khare@poynter.org (also from Andrew Beaujon, 10 media stories to start your day, and from Sam Kirkland, tech and social media updates.) 1. Show More Summary

The Outrageous Things South Sudan’s Leaders Have Done Instead of Making Peace

The two sides seem to be basically doing everything except talking about how to end the war. The post The Outrageous Things South Sudan’s Leaders Have Done Instead of Making Peace appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The Root.com's Keli Goff Says "Black People In Chicago Are Disenfranchised" , The Lady From South Sudan Says That Her Nation Suffers From "Failed Governance" So She Won't Celebrate The Anniversary Of Her Young Nation

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