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No Place to Heal

South Sudan's hospitals have become targets for both sides in the brutal, ongoing civil war. How can you save lives when doctors and patients are living under the gun?

UN warns of S.Sudan famine after aid helicopter downed

War-torn South Sudan faces possible famine early next year, the UN chief in the country warned Thursday, as aid workers said the shooting down of a UN helicopter threatened efforts to save lives. "We all are working very hard to prevent a famine... Show More Summary

UN Security Council confirms attack caused SSudan copter crash

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The UN Security Council on Wednesday confirmed that an attack caused the crash of UN helicopter in South Sudan that killed three Russian crew members.

South Sudan warring forces trade blame over UN helicopter crash

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Warring forces in South Sudan traded blame Wednesday for the crash of a UN helicopter in which three crew died, although investigations have yet to confirm if it was shot down. A UN team was investigating the wreckage of the Mi-8 helicopter on Wednesday, but have made no comment on the cause of the crash, in which three were killed and one wounded. Show More Summary

3 killed in UN helicopter crash in South Sudan

A rebel commander who warned the U.N. not to fly over his territory shot down a U.N. helicopter Tuesday in rural South Sudan, charged a spokesman for a state governor.

UN cargo helicopter crashes, casualties feared

A UN cargo helicopter crashed Tuesday in South Sudan's warzone region of Unity state, the UN peacekeeping mission said, adding it was "deeply concerned about the fate of the crew". The UN mission said it had "dispatched a search andShow More Summary

U.N. Helicopter Reportedly Shot Down in South Sudan

A United Nations helicopter on a routine cargo flight crashed in South Sudan, the U.N. Mission in South Sudan said on Tuesday. A South Sudan government spokesman told The Associated Press that it appears the aircraft was shot down. The U.N. Show More Summary

White Hawk Down - UN Helicopter Shot Down In South Sudan

Time for some more 'humanitarian' airtsrike non-boots-on-the-ground 'advisors'... As AP reports, The U.N. mission in South Sudan says one of its helicopters has crashed, and a U.N. official told The Associated Press that it appears the aircraft was shot down. Show More Summary

UN helicopter shot down in Sudan

The U.N. mission in South Sudan says one of its helicopters has crashed, and a U.N. official told The Associated Press that it appears the aircraft was shot down.

South Sudan rivals sign new ceasefire deal

Warring leaders sign new truce agreement amid threat of sanctions after three previous deals collapsed.

S.Sudan rebels face sanctions after killing ceasefire monitor

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Warring sides in South Sudan face "punitive sanctions," the rebels for killing a ceasefire monitor and the government for violating a truce, the top mediator of the stalled peace talks has warned. "The violators of the cessation of hostilities...Show More Summary

Friends and Diaspora of South Sudan Urge Leaders to Choose Peace

Following the U.N. Security Council's recent emergency visit to South Sudan, IGAD Heads of State are scheduled to meet on Sunday, August 24, to discuss the possibility of a joint statement by the UNSC and IGAD regarding the ongoing conflict...Show More Summary

Friends and Diaspora of South Sudan Urge Leaders to Choose Peace

Following the U.N. Security Council's recent emergency visit to South Sudan, IGAD Heads of State are scheduled to meet on Sunday, August 24, to discuss the possibility of a joint statement by the UNSC and IGAD regarding the ongoing conflict...Show More Summary

World Popular Resistance Clippings 22/8/2014

Student unrest at Yei health training institute Calm has returned to the National Health Training Institute in Yei, South Sudan, after an outbreak of unrest among medical students. A local radio station reported that some students “held a rampage” demanding improvement of the facilities and increment of their transport fees. Damian Lemeri Frezer, [...]

The Gift of Sight - Rand Paul Joins University of Utah Moran Eye Center Surgeons in Guatemala Outreach

Several times a year, eye surgeons from the University of Utah's Moran Eye Center set up medical eye camps in some of the most neglected corners of the world, including South Sudan, Micronesia, Haiti, Bolivia and Myanmar. The medical...Show More Summary

Children used as child soldiers in South Sudan

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The use of child soldiers — teenage boys dressed in military uniforms and carrying assault rifles — is commonplace in South Sudan and will be the subject of U.N. Security Council discussions next month, the top U.N. official for children and armed conflict said Thursday.

How to Prevent Total Disaster in South Sudan

After half a year of fighting, the world’s newest country is barreling toward calamity. But its leaders can pull back it from the brink -- if they choose to do so.

Starving For Help

by Dish Staff Ty McCormick warns of an impending famine in South Sudan, where over 1 million people are already in dire need of food aid: The origins of the food-security crisis are layered. War disrupted the planting season, not just where there was active fighting, but across the northern half of the country as […]

China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

last weekNews : The Newsroom

China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment. Government troops clashed with South Sudan rebels last week near the capital of Unity State, days after a U.N. Show More Summary

Arrested S.Sudan journalist 'freed'

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Security forces in war-torn South Sudan on Tuesday released a reporter held for four days for reporting rebel views, colleagues said. Bakhita Radio news editor Ocen David Nicholas was arrested Saturday "for balancing a news story", the station said, with security forces shutting down the station. Show More Summary

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