South Sudan

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The light that failed: South Sudan’s ‘new dawn’ turns to utter nightmare
Nearly 400,000 have died since it won independence 10 years ago. Now violence looms again, within and beyond its borders

Simon Tisdall

11, Jul, 2021 @5:15 AM

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‘Any time, anything could go wrong’: the women hoping to heal South Sudan
The country’s first 10 years has been marred by civil war, sexual violence and poverty. But women are working to gain justice for victims and hope for change

Lizzy Davies

09, Jul, 2021 @7:53 AM

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UK aid cuts will put tens of thousands of children at risk of famine, says charity
Save the Children’s analysis finds Britain will spend 80% less on nutrition abroad this year, as hunger levels rise around the world

Karen McVeigh

08, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘People are not starving, they’re being starved’: millions at risk of famine, NGOs warn
Open letter backing UN call to action says Covid has exacerbated problems of conflict, climate crisis and inequality

Sarah Johnson

20, Apr, 2021 @11:08 AM

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UN outlines plan to close camps housing 430,000 refugees in Kenya
Proposals follow Kenyan government’s ultimatum to UN refugee agency to close Dadaab and Kakuma camps

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

15, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Remi Weekes: ‘To be nominated for a Bafta is up there in terms of great fantasies’
The director of acclaimed horror His House on the strangeness of Covid-era awards – and almost being upstaged by his housemate

Killian Fox

10, Apr, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Drowned land: hunger stalks South Sudan's flooded villages
After unusually heavy rains, Jonglei province is suffering destructive flooding. A visit to the town of Old Fangak revealed a people who, despite their isolation and food poverty, are determined not to give up

19, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria

Patrick Wintour

06, Mar, 2021 @10:15 AM

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'Falling off a cliff': pandemic crippling world's most fragile states, finds report
The world’s poorest are becoming poorer as the impact of Covid compounds existing crises, says Disaster Emergency Comittee

Kaamil Ahmed

01, Mar, 2021 @12:29 PM

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South Sudan faces 'catastrophic' famine unless conflict ended
UN agencies say millions at risk if aid can’t reach areas of country stricken by floods, violence and Covid-19

Kaamil Ahmed

18, Dec, 2020 @3:55 PM

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Against all odds: South Sudan's daring drive on women's football
The country’s FA is launching an ambitious strategy for a sport that has been considered a taboo for girls

Suzanne Wrack

04, Dec, 2020 @10:32 AM

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If Ethiopia descends into chaos, it could take the Horn of Africa with it
As conflicts rapidly unfold in Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen, the US, UK and European states are being increasingly sidelined

Simon Tisdall

22, Nov, 2020 @5:45 AM

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