Delayed verdict in South Sudan’s deadly hotel rampage

Months have passed since the trial of a dozen South Sudanese soldiers accused of gang-raping foreigners and killing a local journalist in a July 2016 rampage, and both the defense and prosecution say they are frustrated by the indefinitely postponed verdict said to be waiting in the office of President Salva Kiir. Victims say they

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Sudan shuts 13 diplomatic missions as cash crisis deepens

Sudan is to close 13 overseas diplomatic missions and will slash the number of staff at its foreign ministry, state media reported Thursday, as the government faces a crippling economic crisis. A decree by Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, will also cut staff at seven other missions down to just one person. The move comes two

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south Sudan – Regional RRP – 2017 End of Year Report – December 2017

South Sudan remained engulfed in conflict throughout 2017. Actions on the part of government and opposition actors continue to create an insecure environment, leading to significant protection concerns for the civilian population. The conflict also interfered with planting activities creating a food security crisis which led to a declaration of famine in early 2017. The

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