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News Sudan » People: South Sudan president rejects opposition calls to quit post

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/south-sudan-president-rejects-opposition-calls-to-quit-post/ar-AAwjmyv
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has rejected opposition calls ... dissolved and replaced by a new one formed with less than 200 members. “The people who are fighting with us have unreasonable conditions to make peace,” Kiir said ...

News Sudan » People: For medical workers in South Sudan's war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

News channel or source: https://www.irinnews.org/feature/2018/04/24/medical-workers-south-sudan-s-war-just-reaching-sick-challenge
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

An estimated 4.5 million people have been displaced, either staying internally, or fleeing to neighbouring Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Kenya (85 percent of the refugees are women and children). Parts of South Sudan slipped into famine last year ...

News Sudan » People: South Sudan Leader Rejects Calls to Resign as Part of Peace Deal

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-24/south-sudan-leader-rejects-calls-to-resign-as-part-of-peace-deal
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Nobody can do it.” Eight of nine opposition and rebel groups that have been in stop-start talks with South Sudan’s government on April 14 issued a statement urging him to resign. “The people who are fighting with us have very unreasonable conditions ...

News Sudan » People: Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/attacks-south-sudan-health-facilities-workers-increasing-54664415
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

South Sudan's civil war began in December 2013 ... Doctors across the country say people are dying as a result. Armed men looted health facilities in Wau County "taking drugs, equipment, the generator, even the roof, the windows and the doors.

News Sudan » People: Sudan blocks migrants’ path, aiding Europe

News channel or source: http://www.phillytrib.com/news/sudan-blocks-migrants-path-aiding-europe/article_d21c957d-7ea0-5ab6-8cfa-fbca889d233c.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

“While we engage on some areas for the sake of the Sudanese people, we still have a sanction regime in place,” said Catherine Ray, a spokeswoman for the European Union, referring to an embargo on arms and related material. “We are not encouraging ...

News Sudan » People: Sudan: Al-Bashir Congratulates Newly Elected President of Sierra Leone

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804250221.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

He affirmed friendship and solidarity of government and people of Sudan with Sierra Leone president and people. President said Sudan is looking forward to developing the strong relations with Sierra Leone and exerting more efforts for sake of peace and ...

News Sudan » People: ICRC Suspends Operations in South Sudan County After Attack

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/icrc-suspends-operations-in-south-sudan-county-after-attack/4363213.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

This was a distribution that was meant to benefit 24,600 people,” said Mortvedt ... It’s one of the hardest hit areas of South Sudan’s five-year-long conflict. Wounded soldiers airlifted to safety Mortvedt said the ICRC has been busy airlifting ...

News Sudan » People: Army to probe rape claim against Blue Helmets in South Sudan

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-04-25/army-to-probe-rape-claim-against-blue-helmets-in-south-sudan.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

There are 1,747 Nepali Blue Helmets deployed in South Sudan to help contain the civil war ... The epidemic killed nearly 9,000 people. The outbreak later became an agenda in the presidential elections for politicians to rake in votes by cashing in local ...

News Sudan » People: Schools free disabled in South Sudan's war zone from 'curse'

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southsudan-education-disability/schools-free-disabled-in-south-sudans-war-zone-from-curse-idUSKBN1HU04R?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Sitting at the back of a classroom at the Rejaf Educational Center for the Blind, Mubarak is among an estimated 20 percent of disabled people in South Sudan who attend school. No data is available on the number who graduate. “I am now adjusting to my ...

News Sudan » People: South Sudan: 600,000 People Said to Be At Risk From Contaminated Drinking Water

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804200568.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The German development organization "Sign of Hope" accuses Malaysian oil giant Petronas of poisoning the drinking water of thousands of people in South Sudan. Environmental activists warn of serious consequences. Oil is South Sudan's biggest export earner.