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China donates machinery to aid South Sudan's agricultural development | US ends financial assistance to South Sudan, warns of consequences | Gbudue government and SPLA-IO celebrates Peace in Yambio | Deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo puts South Sudan on high alert: U.N | How the United States Kept Arms Flowing into South Sudan |

South Sudan youths attack US journalist

A US journalist was Tuesday critically injured by an angry mob as she covered a demonstration against the American arms embargo in Juba. The demonstrations was organised by various youth groups, including the Sudan People Liberation Movement Youth League. The incident happened at the UN mission main camp near the Juba International Airport. The American journalist, who was left unconscious, was rescued by UN peacekeepers and the local police who took her to UNMISS compound for medical attention. A…

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South Sudan: Warring Parties Break Promises on Child Soldiers

UN, AU Need to Impose Sanctions, Get Court Running South Sudanese armed forces and armed opposition groups continue to recruit child soldiers and force them into the conflict, despite numerous commitments to stop, Human Rights Watch said today. The United Nations, the African Union (AU), the regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and their member states should immediately impose and enforce an arms embargo on South Sudan and targeted sanctions against individuals responsible, including President Salva Kiir, rebel leader Riek Machar…

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