The government's move is a contradiction of its decision in November to accept the troops' deployment.
'The Night Manager' star recalled meeting up with Doctors Without Borders in South Sudan.
While accepting a Golden Globe for his work on The Night Manager last night, Tom Hiddleston gave a speech about how the show, which focuses on international arms dealing, had become popular in South Sudan. It was a low point of the night, a speech that muddled its good intentions with ... More »
A well-intentioned Tom Hiddleston tried to draw focus to the work the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is doing in South Sudan, but to many, his Golden Globes acceptance speech came off as awkward and self-serving. He shared an...Show More Summary
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Tom Hiddleston will have you know that he is an inspiration to UNICEF, Médecins Sans Frontières, and World Food Program employees in South Sudan, thank you very much. The world will have you know, per its response to his Golden Globes speech in which this information was revealed, that Hiddleston is smarmy and… Read more...
The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards was chock full of memorable moments -- and inspiring speeches we won't soon forget. (Shout out to Tom Hiddleston for bringing South Sudan into the national consciousness.) From Viola Davis' stunning tribute to Meryl Streep to Hugh Laurie's doomsday prophesy that... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Golden Globe Awards
In November, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned the Security Council about the risk of mass killings in South Sudan. That’s a shocking turn of events. In 2005, after two decades of fighting between the government of Sudan and rebels in the south, many observers were hopeful when the two sides signed the peace agreement that […]
'Night Manager' star remembers meeting up with them during a visit to South Sudan.
Spiffy spy mini-series about arms dealing The Night Manager nabbed four Golden Globes on Sunday night — Best Limited Series, Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series (Olivia Colman), Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series (Hugh Laurie), and Best Actor in a Limited Series (Tom Hiddleston). When Hiddleston took the stage, ... More »
"[Juma'a Ali] is fiercely proud of his role as the bookseller of Malakal. His little shop stands as a source of education and distraction from the often unbearable conditions the camp's residents live with on a daily basis."
Between a global refugee crisis, climate change, North Korea’s nuclear program, conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, South Sudan and elsewhere, and a slew of internal scandals, new U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres already had some daunting global challenges on his plate. Show More Summary
Emmanuel Jal, born in South Sudan, was only 8 years old when he was recruited to fight as a soldier in the Sudanese Civil War along with 12,000 other children. Miraculously, Jal was one of the few to escape, eventually finding his way...Show More Summary
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As 2016 draws to a close, and we reflect on Brexit, the election of Trump, the many natural disasters around the world and the ongoing conflicts in Syria and South Sudan, it’s hard not to feel it has been a pretty difficult year for our world. Due to this, it can be easy to forget […]
In a year of grim news, the spread of fighting in South Sudan has doubled the number of people facing severe hunger in the past year to 4.6 million, about a third of the population. The risk of famine and genocide in the coming months is dire, international aid agencies have warned. The number...
Andrew Reynolds: In 2005, in the midst of a career of traveling around the world to help set up elections in some of the most challenging places on earth -- Afghanistan, Burma, Egypt, Lebanon, South Africa, Sudan and Yemen, among others...Show More Summary
The UN Security Council on Friday rejected a US-drafted resolution on imposing an arms embargo and sanctions on South Sudan amid divisions over how to pressure leaders to end the three-year war. The measure presented by the United States...Show More Summary
Resolution's backers slam Security Council's move as a failure to help curb conflict amid fears of potential genocide.