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What South Sudan Really Needs

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 Abducted Sudanese Boys to Be Sent to Frontlines

Hundreds of boys were forcibly recruited by an armed group near the town of Malakal in South Sudan.

At Least 89 Boys Reportedly Abducted From School by Armed Group in South Sudan

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UNICEF expressed concern that 89 boys reportedly kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a village in South Sudan could be used as child soldiers.

The Real and Heroic Hunger Games

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

Militants Kidnap Dozens Of Young Boys In South Sudan: UNICEF

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

Salva Kiir Mayardit

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.

About 90 Boys Taken in South Sudan

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 boys said to be abducted from South Sudan displacement camp

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.

89 Boys as Young as 13 Reportedly Kidnapped in South Sudan

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...

South Sudan armed group abducts scores of boys

UN agency says 89 boys, some as young as 13, were kidnapped, sparking fears they will be exploited as child soldiers.

Rooney Mara Visited More Than One Million People in South Sudan

Rooney Mara sports braids while running errands on Thursday (February 19) in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old actress just got back to town after spending time shooting her upcoming film The Secret Scripture with handsome co-star Theo James in Dublin, Ireland. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Rooney Mara Right before working on the film, [...]

Sudan's ongoing war and suffering

Intensified battles between rebels and government forces in South Kordofan state wreak havoc on civilian life.

The African Union is Failing South Sudan

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...

South Sudan's warring forces 'recruiting children'

Human Rights Watch claims kids as young as 13 are being used in ongoing conflict in report dismissed by the government.

Violent Power Struggle in South Sudan Postpones Elections

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.

Models of the South Sudan Organize to Support Education and Literacy in The Sudan

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 Calls off Elections Amid Violent Power Struggle

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...

South Sudan extends President Kiir's term for two years

Cabinet postpones elections and extends Kiir's powers until 2017, apparently sinking peace agreement with rebels.

The Best Pictures of the Week: Feb. 6 – Feb. 13

From the Ukrainian peace plan to Brazil’s worsening drought and the disarmament of South Sudan’s child soldiers to a sex-free Valentine’s Day in Bangkok, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

On World Radio Day, how one woman in South Sudan found her voice on air

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.

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