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AU response to South Sudan Peace Agreement

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the signing of the Agreement on Outstanding Issues of Governance, in Khartoum, on 5 August 2018. This constitutes an important step in ending the conflict in South Sudan and the suffering inflicted on its people. The Chairperson of the Commission urges the South Sudanese parties to sustain the momentum arising from the signed agreement, by continuing to demonstrate the required spirit of compromise and implementing in good faith…

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More children released from South Sudanese armed groups – UNICEF

More than 100 children were released by two armed groups in South Sudan on Tuesday, bringing the total number released this year to over 900. This was the fourth release ceremony in 2018 and like two previous events, it took place in the town of Yambio in the south of the country. Additional releases are expected in the coming months. “The progress made this year gives us reason to hope that one day all of the 19,000 children still…

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