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JUBA - 20 Jun

Kiir leaves for Addis Ababa to meet Machar

President Salva Kiir travelled this afternoon to Ethiopia, where he was invited by the region to meet opposition leader Riek Machar, Kiir’s press unit reported.

ADDIS ABABA - 20 Jun

Machar arrives in Addis Ababa

South Sudan’s rebel chief Riek Machar has arrived in Ethiopia on Wednesday, boosting hopes for an end to one of Africa’s deadliest civil conflicts.
HEIBAN - 20 Jun

Water shortages hit Heiban, Nuba Mountains

Shortages of safe drinking water hit various areas in Heiban area in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains owing to dry season conditions, a church leader said.
PIBOR - 20 Jun

Prices of commodities rise sharply in Pibor town

Prices of essential commodities in Pibor town in South Sudan’s Boma State have risen significantly as rains cut off the main road between Juba and Pibor, a government spokesman...
ADDIS ABABA - 20 Jun

Kiir, Machar urged to show leadership at face-to-face meeting

As President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar prepare for a face-to-face meeting in Addis Ababa, a leading civil society group urged both leaders to show leadership...
TONGA - 20 Jun

Isolated communities in Upper Nile receive shelter assistance: IOM

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Africa Development Aid said they delivered much-needed shelter and household items to more than 10,200 returnees, internally...