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America’s other foreign policy disaster: Why blowback in Africa is all but inevitable

From Libya to South Sudan, the Gulf Guinea to Mali, our efforts to tame extremism have backfired spectacularly

2014 South Sudan Chess Nationals

16 hours agoHobbies / Chess : The Chess Drum

The South Sudan Africa’s 54th country, is currently having its first ever National Championship. The country is not yet a member of FIDE so its tournament is under the Ugandan auspices. Seventy-two players are listed in this 11-round format with none of the players having a FIDE rating. The country was formed after a secession […]

US Joins Somalia and South Sudan in Failing to Support Child Rights

This piece originally ran at Al Jazeera America. On Nov. 20, 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a landmark human rights treaty protecting children’s rights. The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was negotiated for more than a decade, a process in which the U.S. Show More Summary

WHO Confirms Resurgence of Polio in South Sudan, Madagascar

Geneva (AFP) - The World Health Organization said Friday it had confirmed unrelated cases of polio in South Sudan and in Madagascar, blaming low vaccination coverage. The UN health agency said two cases of so-called type two vaccine-derived poliovirus had been confirmed in South Sudan in camps for people displaced by the country's civil war. Show More Summary

Rebels accuse South Sudan of breaking truce

Rebels say their positions attacked by government forces hours after peace deal was signed.

South Sudan rivals strike new peace deal

Amid mounting pressure from international community, president and former vice president agree new deal in Addis Ababa.

When the Best Gift Is Goodbye

Abann Yor is now a leader in the New Zealand community, but his road from South Sudan to Auckland was mired in tragedy. He has lost a staggering 24 members of his family in the conflict in Sudan. His younger brother Obaj was living in a city attacked by militia men about 6 months ago. Show More Summary

Ebola: Reflections of a Black Parent

Italy, Zambia, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Dubai, Switzerland, India, Sweden, Croatia, Spain, Australia, Niger, Central Africa Republic, U.S.A., UK, Thailand and Egypt are just a sampling of the many countries in which our 35-year-old son, Rashad, has found himself over the past decade. Show More Summary

Ebola: Reflections of a Black Parent

Italy, Zambia, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Dubai, Switzerland, India, Sweden, Croatia, Spain, Australia, Niger, Central Africa Republic, U.S.A., UK, Thailand and Egypt are just a sampling of the many countries in which our 35-year-old son, Rashad, has found himself over the past decade. Show More Summary

Sudan's Worsening Food Crisis

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

South Sudan faces the worst food crisis in the world – and it’s about to dramatically worsen. The need for aid is urgent and growing.

South African peacekeepers ambushed in Sudan

Two peacekeepers are in a critical condition after gunmen open fire in Darfur as violence rises in the region.

2014: A Year of Food Assistance

From the dusty plains of South Sudan to the tropics in the Philippines, the world saw a whirlwind of crises destroy lives, livelihoods and human dignity over the past year.

Without its farmers, South Sudan remains perilously close to famine

By Justus Liku, CARE's Emergency Food Security Director Family farms - managed by a family, and reliant on their labor - are an important part of rural development. In countries like South Sudan, they play a critical role in providing...Show More Summary

2 Million People Facing Severe Food Insecurity in South Sudan in Man-Made Catastrophe

Over 35 humanitarian agencies have warned in a major report that close to two million people in South Sudan are facing severe food insecurity in the man-made crisis stemming from in-fighting, unless more aid is delivered to those who urgently need it.

The Good Lie & the Truths of South Sudan

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

‘The Good Lie’ should be about the past. Unfortunately, a new war, rooted in the embers of the one that brought the Lost Boys and Girls to America, has engulfed South Sudan today.

Old wounds

2 months agoNews : Newsbook

SOUTH SUDAN'S government faces a deadline, Bulgaria goes to the polls to choose its fifth government in two years and Brazilians vote in the first round of their presidential election

35 bus passengers killed in South Sudan accident

The leader of an association of Ugandans working in South Sudan says at least 35 people were killed when a bus collided with a truck on a highway linking South Sudan to Uganda.

Stay of Expulsion

The government may not be kicking international aid workers out of South Sudan after all, but rising tensions between the two are getting worse -- and hurting the people who desperately need their help.

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