South Sudan

 
South Sudan is bleeding itself dry
South Sudan is bleeding itself dry
When Saba Alfred Jamal was eight years old, a drunken relative accidentally shot him in the leg. 
The UN mission can't keep the peace in Juba's civil war runs along ethnic lines
The UN mission can't keep the peace in Juba's civil war runs along ethnic lines
Since fighting began in December 2013, civilian casualties have been a consistent feature of the South Sudanese civil war. A peace agreement signed...
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
Amid the return of conflict in South Sudan, media veteran and former BBC correspondent Alfred Taban was arrested on July 16 by National Security...
​Rains and conflict will make bids to control
South Sudan's cholera outbreak harder
​Rains and conflict will make bids to control South Sudan's cholera outbreak harder
In the wake of renewed violence and insecurity, South Sudan is now also facing a cholera outbreak. But many aid agencies are working with diminished staff and supplies, which could severely hamper efforts to control the epidemic....
[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
More than 1000 people in Juba got cholera last year. Almost 50 died. Could a new water plant help?
Juba's water vendors make a living, but it's a cut-throat business
Juba's water vendors make a living, but it's a cut-throat business
Sebit Daniel (26) is in a hurry. There is fierce competition to supply the tanker trucks lined up on the banks of the Nile in Juba, the capital of...
Desperate water crisis in South Sudan
Desperate water crisis in South Sudan
Martha Nyimun, 35, wipes the sweat from her brow. She’s breathing heavily but doesn’t slow down. 
Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation
Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation
Former president Thabo Mbeki said South Sudan urgently needed to resolve issues standing in the way of the country moving towards national...
[Video]Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about
[Video]Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about
Kala azar is endemic in parts of South Sudan and affects mostly the poor and disenfranchised. A simple jab could control it, but not in this country.
A jab controls sandfly bite killer fever, but not in South Sudan
A jab controls sandfly bite killer fever, but not in South Sudan
With medical advances and international co-operation, some countries have made great strides in treating and even eliminating certain disease....
Fighting persists in South Sudan despite peace treaty
Fighting persists in South Sudan despite peace treaty
South Sudan’s people are still being killed and injured, even though more than six months have passed since a peace agreement was signed between...
NGOs speak: Their most pressing humanitarian priorities for 2016
NGOs speak: Their most pressing humanitarian priorities for 2016
There's one prediction for 2016 that most aid workers can make with confidence – that the new year will usher in rising humanitarian needs.

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