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24 May 2015 01:27:04 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan
May 23, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Spokesman for the opposition leader, Riek Machar, said a video clip played on South Sudan TV (SSTV) on Thursday which alleged recorded defeat of the rebels in Melut town, near Paloch oilfields in Upper Nile state, was misleading. “A video clip played on SSTV alleging recorded defeat of our forces in Melut town by pro-Salva Kiir's soldiers is laughable. It was misleading,” said Machar's spokesman, James Gatdet Dak. Dak told Sudan Tribune on Saturday that the video (...) - News / SPLM/A In Opposition
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22 May 2015 12:08:43 WN.com - World News
South Sudan's military is accusing the government of Sudan of aiding a new rebel offensive against South Sudanese government forces in the state of Upper Nile, where oil fields are now threatened by fresh fighting. South Sudanese military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer told The Associated Press on Friday that the recent defection in Upper Nile state of a key general to the rebel side was likely tied to incentives from Sudan's government. It's not the first time South Sudan is accusing its neighbor of supporting rebels, charges routinely denied by Khartoum. Fighting has recently escalated in the states of Unity and Upper Nile, where the last remaining functional fields of Paloch are threatened....
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21 May 2015 00:08:20 News24 Africa
Four people have been killed after two mortar bombs hit a UN compound and a site housing civilians in the town of Melut, near South Sudan's Paloch oilfields, a state official says.
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20 May 2015 14:42:34 The Daily Star >> News >> World
Four people were killed when two mortar bombs hit a UN compound and a site housing civilians in the town of Melut, near South Sudan's Paloch oilfields, a state official said
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20 May 2015 06:04:18 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan
May 19, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese rebels said they have captured yet another strategic oil-rich town of Melut on Tuesday and began shelling the main oilfields of Paloch which is located a few kilometres away. Also, they dismissed government's allegations that fighting was taking place inside Malakal on Tuesday, describing the statements from government officials as “desperate propaganda” to try to divert the attention of the public from their significant loss in the oilfields. (...) - News / SPLM/A In Opposition , Upper Nile State , Oil in Sudan & South Sudan , FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY
All News 20 May 2015 06:04:18
South Sudan: Dispatches - a Look At Human Rights in the News Today All Dispatches » - Dispatches: Abuse On Repeat in South Sudan
13 May 2015 09:31:36 AllAfrica News: Latest
In early 2014, just a month after war had broken out between South Sudan's government and the armed opposition led by Riek Machar, the former vice president, government forces tore their way southward through Unity state, burning villages and displacing thousands of civilians into swamps and other hard-to-reach areas where over the next months they would struggle to survive.
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18 February 2015 13:06:44 AllAfrica News: Latest
United Nations peacekeepers must continue to provide critical protections for civilians in South Sudan as the country slowly emerges from a year-long stretch of internecine conflict, the head of the UN Mission (UNMISS) there declared today.
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12 December 2014 06:11:46 AllAfrica News: Latest
Sanctions against spoilers can work if there is an effective and legitimate peace process. There is no such process in South Sudan today. Threats of force and sanctions by IGAD leaders are mere gestures of frustration, not components of a workable peace.
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23 September 2014 20:20:06 AllAfrica News: Latest
Thousands of children under the age of five are at risk of dying from malnutrition in South Sudan and 1.5 million people will be in crisis and emergency food insecurity levels from September through December, warned the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today.
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09 July 2014 14:47:21 AllAfrica News: Latest
On 9 July, South Sudan will mark three years as an independent state. But the growing pains of the world's newest country are evident as millions are trapped in a vicious cycle of violence. Amnesty International's Elizabeth Ashamu Deng looks at some of the problems facing South Sudan today.
All News 09 July 2014 14:47:21