South Sudan in Focus

South Sudan President Salva Kiir waves to the delegates attending South Sudan Peace talks in Juba, South Sudan, Sept.9, 2019. Machar returned to meet with President Salva Kiir and held talks in preparation for the formation of a coalition government.
Machar returns to meet with President Salva Kiir and holds talks in preparation for formation of coalition government in November
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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 16:12
FILE - Sudan's new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks during a press conference in Khartoum, Sudan, Aug. 21, 2019.
The new Cabinet was set up under a power-sharing agreement between the military rulers who ousted Bashir and pro-democracy protest leaders
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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:26
An aerial view shows Bidi Bidi refugee camp, home to displaced South Sudanese families, in Yumbe district, in northern Uganda, April 5, 2017.
Camp's progressive policies allow refugees to live, farm, work together to build a future city that can endure long beyond the refugees’ eventual return home
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Sat, 09/07/2019 - 13:49
People carry their belongings as they wade through flood waters near the River Nile, on the outskirts of Khartoum, Sudan, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The annual flooding of the Nile has been exacerbated by both fuel shortages and increased attention on events in the capital
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Fri, 09/06/2019 - 15:35
Sudan's former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir stands guarded inside a cage at the courthouse where he is facing corruption charges, in Khartoum, Sudan, Aug. 19, 2019.
Country's military ousted and arrested the longtime autocrat in April after months of protests across the country
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By Reuters
Sat, 08/31/2019 - 08:28
Refugees from South Sudan wait to receive treatment at the Bidibidi health center in the Northern District of Yumbe, Uganda, April 14, 2017.
Unemployment, post-traumatic stress, alcohol abuse and crowded quarters are fueling rising unrest among the 833,000 displaced South Sudanese currently living in the country
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Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:55
Rohingya refugees gather to mark the second anniversary of the exodus at the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman
Almost 200,000 Rohingya participated in a peaceful gathering, which was attended by UN officials, at the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar on Sunday
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By VOANews
Sun, 08/25/2019 - 19:33