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5 Indian women police officers honoured by UN for contribution in South Sudan

The women officers are engaged in community policing, administrative, operational duties and capacity building of local authorities.

13 Sep 2019 3:02 PM

21 dead as overloaded plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

The 19-seater commercial Baby air plane had been travelling from South Sudan capital, Juba.

09 Sep 2018 5:35 PM

1.2 billion children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: study

More than 575 million girls live in countries "where gender bias is a serious issue".

31 May 2018 5:21 PM

Bleak Women’s Day in South Sudan, where #MeToo has no impact

Rights groups are pushing campaigns like #MeToo and #HerToo to go further than spreading awareness and to focus on advocacy and action.

07 Mar 2018 5:50 PM

Bleeding eye Fever kills 4, feared to be worse than Plague

Health chiefs warn spread of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever could be ‘catastrophic’.

16 Jan 2018 12:48 PM


Girl dies of new eye-bleeding fever which is feared to be worse than bubonic plague

Nine-year-old died in central Uganda with symptoms of an eye-bleeding disease which could kill up to 40 per cent of those infected by it.

15 Jan 2018 2:50 PM

Tired of war, South Sudanese youth turn to art to push for peace

South Sudan has been divided by years of civil war.

12 Jul 2017 7:45 PM

Barefoot and alone, children flee brutal South Sudan war

Around 1.8 million South Sudanese have fled the country, making it the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.

05 Jul 2017 12:54 AM

2 Indians abducted in South Sudan released: Sushma Swaraj

They have reached the Indian embassy in Khartoum, Sushma Swaraj confirmed in a tweet.

31 Mar 2017 12:04 PM

Plane crashes in south Sudan with 45 onboard, 14 injured

The manager of South Supreme Airlines said he did not have any information except that there were 40 passengers and 5 crew members.

20 Mar 2017 7:45 PM


Food situation in Sudan to worsen as thousands flee South Sudan: UNHCR

South Sudan has been engulfed by civil war since 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his rival of plotting a coup.

27 Feb 2017 11:16 AM