South Sudan

 
South Sudan’s bid to build a new army is troubled
South Sudan’s bid to build a new army is troubled
A fortnight ago, the United Nations envoy to South Sudan, David Shearer, noted that, after five years of civil war and many botched peace deals,...
Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese
Editorial: Big-man politics again blots out the Congolese
According to the United Nations, more than 800 000 people have fled the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for safety elsewhere in Africa. A...
Digging up the dead: A how-to guide
Digging up the dead: A how-to guide
It is not a good day to be digging up the dead. On this particular Wednesday in November, a hot wind blows through central Pretoria, stirring up...
The United Nations is winning the war in Mali
The United Nations is winning the war in Mali
“If you don’t see a bunker, just lay down and wait for the explosion.”
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a much-anticipated peace deal on Wednesday, the latest attempt to end five...
Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
It took Okwalla Ochang Cham two years to complete the dangerous journey from his home country of Ethiopia to South Sudan. "I had no money for...
South Sudan on brink of new famine
South Sudan on brink of new famine
The breath is shallow and ragged, as if the intake of air is painful for two-year- old Lotabo Loworet, his bony ribs visible through his ragged...
68.5 million people displaced worldwide — UN
68.5 million people displaced worldwide — UN
A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the...
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key
Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the...
IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards
IMF to Africa: Put away the credit cards
First, the good news: there has been a modest increase in economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund’s...

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