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Amid Upheaval, Teak Forests Fall in South Sudan

“Rapid felling of South Sudan’s teak forests, largely by foreign-owned firms, has drawn protests – and brings environmental risks” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902130942.html…

Outbreaks and emergencies: week 6

Cholera In week 4 cholera was reported in 9 countries, in week 5 is monitored in 8 , while in…

South Sudan: Does Juba Even Care About Protecting Girls From Sexual Violence?

“In December after reports of the mass rape of women in and around Bentiu town surfaced, South Sudan’s response was a denial,…

Riek Machar plans to return to Juba in May

“South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar is planning to return to Juba in May under a power-sharing deal that a…

DRAMATIC DROP IN SOUTH SUDAN POLITICAL VIOLENCE SINCE PEACE AGREEMENT SIGNING

Since the signing of a September 2018 deal between the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and his political rival and…

Nine killed in South Sudan’s renewed fighting

“At least nine people were killed in fresh clashes in Amadi State in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria, officials said.” https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/africa/Nine-killed-in-South-Sudan-clashes/4552902-4967792-7g6mdd/index.html…

Outbreaks and emergencies: week 5

Cholera In week 4 cholera was reported in 9 countries, in week 5 is monitored in 8 countries: Burundi, Cameroon,…

EAC summit finally takes off amid discord

“Four of six East African Community heads of state arrived in the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha for the annual…

Ebola Cases in Congo Expected to Double

A few days ago the press reported that “The number of Ebola cases recorded each day in the Democratic Republic…

Corruption in Sudan and South Sudan–a year later

Last year we noted that ““Sudan scored 16, up from 14 the previous year, but is still rated 175th out…

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