South Sudan in Focus

The leader of Sudan's transitional council looks on as military and civilian members of Sudan's new ruling body, the Sovereign Council, are sworn in at the presidential palace in Khartoum, Sudan, Aug. 21, 2019.
Raja Nichola Abdulmessih, one of two women sworn in to serve on Sudan's Sovereign Council this week, vows to uphold the rights of all Sudanese
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 15:33
South Sudan's Men Try to Break Menstruation Cultural Taboos
Activist group teaches students menstrual health and hygiene to remove ‘period stigma’
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Thu, 08/22/2019 - 02:48
Sudan's Head of Transitional Military Council, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, talks to Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during the signing of the power sharing deal, that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventual elections, following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir, in Khartoum, Sudan, August 17, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
General Abdel-Fattah Burhan will lead 11-member Sovereign Council for 21 months; after that, civilian will lead the body for 18 months
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Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:31
Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir leaves the office of the anti-corruption prosecutor in Khartoum, Sudan, June 16, 2019.
Bashir, who was ousted by military leaders in April after 30 years in power, is facing charges of illegally possessing foreign currency and receiving gifts in an illegal manner
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Mon, 08/19/2019 - 08:12
A new bridge in Kuajok that has now connected The states of  Gogrial, Tonj and Wau are now connected by the new bridge in Kuajob. (Waakhe Simon Wudu/VOA)  on June 4, 2019.
Key road in Luri village, South Sudan is only access to local hospital
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Thu, 08/15/2019 - 16:56
 Former NBA Player’s Foundation Supports South Sudan’s Youth
Luol Deng plans to build a basketball academy in the battle-scarred nation
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Wed, 08/14/2019 - 04:56
Female Sudanese demonstraters celebrate in Khartoum, Aug. 4, 2019, after Sudan's army rulers and protest leaders signed a hard-won power-sharing agreement.
Military, opposition signed agreement intended to lay groundwork for a civilian-led government Sunday
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Mon, 08/05/2019 - 15:03