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Top UN official praises Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan

India is among the largest troop contributors to UN peacekeeping missions and has a total of 7,665 troops, police and military experts stationed in the South Sudanese mission.

published on : 8th July 2017

Plane crash-lands in S.Sudan with 45 onboard: Officials

A passenger jet crash-landed in South Sudan's north-western city of Wau on Monday, leaving at least 14 people injured.

published on : 20th March 2017

South Sudan buys weapons amid famine: UN report

The government of President Salva Kiir continued to make arms deals as a famine was declared in parts of Unity state, where at least 100,000 people are dying of starvation, sources said.

published on : 18th March 2017

Japanese troops to withdraw from South Sudan after five-year-long mission: PM Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Friday a plan to pull the nation's engineering troops from South Sudan in May after five years of a peace-keeping mission.

published on : 10th March 2017

Famine-hit South Sudan sharply raises foreigners' work fees

The Ministry of Labor raised work permit fees to anywhere from $10,000 to $1,000 depending on skill level, according to a memorandum dated Thursday.

published on : 5th March 2017

As South Sudan refugee flood continues, tales of abuse emerge

More than 100,000 people have fled a single county in South Sudan in just three months as civil war continues amid warnings of genocide.

published on : 1st March 2017

At least 13 football fans killed in South Sudan bar shooting

At least eight people were killed when an unknown gunmen fired on football fans in a bar in the South Sudan capital Juba.

published on : 7th November 2016