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.
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.
AN EDICT issued by South Sudan’s ministry of labour on September 16th caused international havoc by telling all foreigners working in the country (save diplomats and government aid agencies) to leave within a month. But the next dayShow More Summary
Imagine you are a humanitarian aid worker in war-torn South Sudan. You're in a remote area of the country where people have fled for their lives. They are starving. There is nothing to eat except whatever little you can gather in the wild. Show More Summary
Conflict in South Sudan has turned into a severe food crisis.
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On Tuesday, South Sudanese authorities announced that they are planning to ban foreign workers by Oct. 15 — a move that could also affect foreigners employed by aid agencies. The report comes amid a rapidly deteriorating food security situation in the East African country, which has suffered through months of civil war. Read full article >>
On Tuesday, South Sudanese authorities announced that they are planning to ban foreign workers by Oct. 15 — a move that could also affect foreigners employed by aid agencies. The report comes amid a rapidly deteriorating food security situation in the East African country, which has suffered through months of civil war. In late July, the […]
Limit on foreign staff, including in aid agencies, comes amid warning of looming famine caused by civil war.
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This week, China announced that it was sending 700 military personnel to join the UN's peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, an oil-rich east African state and site of an ongoing civil war. China has contributed to UN peacekeeping missions...Show More Summary
This summer marked the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence, yet few of its citizens had reason to celebrate. As the youngest member state of the United Nations, South Sudan has endured a bloody civil war since December that...Show More Summary
The confirmation that the UN helicopter that crashed six miles south of Bentiu on August 26 was shot down is a deeply troubling development for those of us here in the humanitarian community in South Sudan. While the UN is still investigating...Show More Summary