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South Sudan extends transitional govt by two years

South Sudan extends transitional govt by two years NEWS DIGEST - South Sudan’s leaders announced Thursday that the country’s post-war transitional government would remain in...

80 people killed in South Sudan clashes

At least 80 people were killed during ethnic clashes in the volatile nation of South Sudan, an official said on Monday. "About 50 others were...

Lawmakers storm out of parliament during budget presentation in S/Sudan

Lawmakers storm out of parliament during budget presentation in S/Sudan NEWS DIGEST--South Sudan lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for 2019/2020 financial year on...

FIFA hands 10-year ban on South Sudan official Alei for corruption

NEWS DIGEST - FIFA, the international football governing body,  has banned South Sudanese official Chabur Goc Alei for 10 years for corruption, the organisation...

Pope hosts South Sudan’s rival leaders

Pope hosts South Sudan’s rival leaders NEWS DIGEST--South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and former rebel leader Riek Machar are starting a two-day “spiritual retreat” on...

19 dead in plane crash

19 dead in plane crash NEWS DIGEST - Nineteen people were killed on Sunday when a small plane crashed into a lake in the centre...
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UNICEF: Hundreds of child soldiers released in South Sudan

UNICEF: Hundreds of child soldiers released in South Sudan NEWS DIGEST - No fewer than 200 children have been released by armed groups in South...