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As diplomats and activists express concern about the slow pace of logistics for south Sudan's referendum on succession, the southern government is planning to repatriate millions of refugees displaced during the civil war. The region, which is autonomus from the central government in Khartoum, wants the refugees to vote in January's referendum. The vote is a key part of the 2005 peace agreement that ended the war which led to 2 million deaths, according to aid agencies. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa travelled to Sindirun Lugara village in southern Sudan and spoke to families who have already started returning.
The UN Security council has warned South Sudan's president against reneging on his promise to sign a peace deal. Salva Kiir is expected to sign the agreement on Wednesday at a meeting of regional leaders in Juba. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website http://www.aljazeera.com/
Lawmakers have given mixed reactions to the fresh violence that broke out on Friday and went into Monday in S.Sudan, one of the country’s biggest trading partners. The MPs are torn between having a UPDF intervention and leaving the S.Sudanese rival factions to go it alone. The State Minister for foreign affairs Okello Oryem told Parliament that a compressive statement shall be brought to the house on Thursday Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
East African Community heads of state will meet at the weekend here in Kampala to discuss the progress of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects. But there is concern over the current impasse in the roadmap to the implementation of the proposed unity government in South Sudan. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador James Mugume says the failure by Dr. Riek Machar, to return to Juba to join the unity government as VICE president is stalling the peace process. He says South Sudan that is a new member of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects, must resolve the contentious issues in the African Union backed unity government. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebo...
A group of lawmakers from the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) are concerned that the escalation of fighting in South Sudan may hamper the young nation's chances of being admitted into the East African Community. The reactions come as reports from South Sudan indicate that Malakal, the capital of Unity State has been recaptured by the South Sudanese army. The MPs made the revelation on the sidelines of a news conference called to discuss issues of a plenary session that they will hold in Kampala Tuesday. Maurice Ochol reports. For more news visit http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/NTVUganda
South Sudan's four-year civil war has displaced more than 4 million people, that's almost half the population. Hundreds of thousands have fled their villages and sought shelter in the capital. Juba has been relatively peaceful but the population surge is putting pressure on resources, and that includes land. And as Nick Davies-Jones reports, some people have been forced to live in cemeteries. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
Crocodiles, pythons and militias: South Sudan’s children risk death for school | The Indian Express Crocodiles, pythons and militias: South Sudan’s children risk death for school | The Indian Express Crocodiles, pythons and militias: South Sudan’s children risk death for school | The Indian Express Subscribe my channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM4-yHhzUKuAgGRjm7OCKcQ?sub_confirmation=1
Chinese peacekeepers serving with the United Nations in Juba have had many reasons to celebrate over the last two days. Yesterday was the National Day of the People’s Republic of China. Today, they celebrated their commitment and service to the people of South Sudan with a Medal Parade Ceremony for the third Chinese Peacekeeping Battalion to serve with the UN Mission in South Sudan(UNMISS). SOUNDBITE: DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL, MOUSTAPHA SOUMARÉ: “Today we recognize the dedication, commitment and professionalism of the 700 Chinese contingent troops under the command of Colonel Ding Hai Long. I commend you for your contribution across a range of critical security tasks since joining the Mission in December 2016.” Since the deployment of the battalion in Dece...
In late 2013, early 2014, rebel forces attacked the city of Juba, South Sudan and ethnic violence escalated throughout the country. James Baak, ALARM South Sudan Country Director, shares why ALARM is committed to teaching and training servant leaders in South Sudan. Your faith is with you everywhere you go.
A FORCE FOR PEACE. CHANGE. A FORCE FOR THE FUTURE. As part of a six month awareness campaign on Peacekeeping, Peacekeepers in South Sudan express their hopes and wishes for South Sudan, where about 100,000 Internally Displaced Civilians are seeking protection in ten UNMISS bases around the country. Fighting broke out in mid- December 2013, but tensions still arise despite Cessation of Hostilities Agreements.
Morning Express interview with Sophia Wanuna and Miss South Sudan Modong Manuela Watch KTN Streaming LIVE from Kenya 24/7 on http://www.ktnkenya.tv Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnkenya Like us on http://www.facebook.com/ktnkenya
Many women in South Sudan carry the burden of raising their families alone. Their husbands are dead, fighting on the frontlines, or they have simply lost each other during the ongoing conflict. These women have seen and suffered so much violence. “We face a lot of challenges, when you are collecting firewood or cutting charcoal, women are facing the problem of rape,” says one woman who has experienced domestic violence. “In the family also, we see the men now have become very aggressive because of the war, so they do not even defend the rights of the woman.” Tens of thousands of women have fled to UN Protection of Civilians sites (POCs), seeking sanctuary for themselves and their children. Many collect and sell firewood to support their family - a dangerous occupation in this country. ...
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A UN report identifies senior military officials behind atrocities against civilians in South Sudan. What will happen to those accused? Guests Akshaya Kumar, Deputy UN Director at Human Rights Watch Ateny Wek Ateny, South Sudan’s presidential spokesman Mading Ngor, journalist and host of ‘Fixing South Sudan’ Goi Jooyul Yol, opposition member of the South Sudan Peace Negotiation team Subscribe: http://trt.world/TheNewsmakers Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNewsMakersOnTRTWorld Twitter: https://twitter.com/The_Newsmakers Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
April 2007 He fled to England seeking asylum, only to be deported back to Sudan and severely tortured. In this special investigation, Darfuri refugee, Sadiq Adem Osman, tells his story. Sadiq unbuttons his shirt to reveal a patchwork of scars. "I was expecting to die, I never thought I would be alive now", he states. He was tortured by Sudanese security officers, who monitor Dafuris abroad. When Sadiq's appeal for asylum in England was rejected and he was returned to Sudan, they were ready. They showed him photos, taken in London, of Darfuris protesting. "They said to me: 'Do you know the people in these photos?'" When Sadiq refused to name people, they pinned his legs down with metal hooks and tortured him. He escaped but is haunted by terrible nightmares and deeply insecure about his...
Genuine reconciliation and lasting peace will only be achieved in South Sudan if people are free and safe to express their opinions, regardless of their ethnic or political affiliations. That's according to a new report by the UN, released Thursday, that also points out more than 100 incidents where people’s right to freedom of expression was curtailed. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica