JUBA (Reuters) - The last Japanese troops withdrew from a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan on Thursday, marking the end of a controversial push by the Japanese prime minister to expand his.. Reuters India Also reported by •DNA
The United States, Britain and the United Nations were skeptical on Wednesday of South Sudan President Salva Kiir's declaration of a unilateral ceasefire, noting that it coincides with the start of the.. DNA
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir declares a unilateral ceasefire as he launches a national dialogue, a controversial bid to end a civil war that excludes his rival Riek Machar. Source: news across the world -
George Clooney will officially be a father of twins next month… and he’s reportedly pretty anxious about the whole thing.
Can’t really blame him though.
It’s a first for him… he’s not.. Source: Splash News -
European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday are focusing on events in Africa as part of a general discussion this week on the bloc’s defence and security strategy. The Chairman of.. Source: Euronews English -
Over 20 million people are threatened by drought in the Horn of Africa, Nigeria, Yemen and South Sudan. In Somalia over six million need humanitarian assistance, around 680,000 people have fled the.. Source: Euronews English -
The 15-member Security Council approved the additional troops - known as a regional protection force (RPF) - in August, following several days of heavy fighting in the capital Juba between troops loyal.. DNA Also reported by •Reuters India
By Lin Taylor LONDON, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 100 lone children cross into Uganda each day as they flee conflict in South Sudan, walking for days on end with no food or family.. DNA
The UN Security Council has decided that the stalemate between Sudan and South Sudan over the status of the oil-rich region of Abyei has gone on for too long and is given the countries a final six.. DNA
"Bitter conflict and deteriorating humanitarian conditions in South Sudan are driving people from their homes in record numbers," UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi said in a statement. DNA Also reported by •Zee News
Signatories of the agreement included former government ministers Kosti Manibe and Lam Akol, as well as Thomas Cirillo Swaka, the military's former head of logistics, who resigned in February citing.. DNA