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    • Obama pays homage to Mandela’s legacy

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With a 15,000-strong audience packed into Wanderers Stadium hanging on to his every word, former US president Barack Obama called on the world - in particular the youth - to keep t...

    • S/Africa: Youths encouraged to be agents of change

      APA-Bela-Bela (South Africa) — South Africa’s Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves “to the historic task of being agents of change” in order to lead the...

    • Sierra Leone activist arrested over botched demo

      APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The authorities in Sierra Leone have detained a prominent civil society activist over a botched protest against a hike in the prices of petroleum products.


    17-Jul-2018 to 16:51

    Juba: French envoy summoned over criticism

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan on Tuesday afternoon summoned France’s ambassador in Juba, Jean-Yves Roux to protest against a statement he made criticizing the government over the killing of hundreds of civilians in Unity State.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 10:10

    South Sudan: Machar rejects Entebbe peace deal

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan rebels on Tuesday rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the strong power base of the country’s president.

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    02-Jul-2018 to 13:45

    South Sudan: Oil production to resume

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Oil production in South Sudan is set to resume under the terms of a new ceasefire agreed to end the country's five-year conflict.

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    28-Jun-2018 to 20:16

    Juba: Kiir to issue decree over ceasefire deal

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — President Salva Kiir will issues a decree over the peace agreement with rival Riek Machar, a senior official in Juba disclosed on Thursday.

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    27-Jun-2018 to 11:22

    Kiir, Machar sign framework agreement to end civil war

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar have signed an agreement to end the civil war in South Sudan, after reaching compromises on a number of outstanding issues.

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    25-Jun-2018 to 10:49

    IGAD: Kiir, Machar should work together

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The East African bloc, IGAD, has encouraged President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar to work together to end the ongoing civil war in South Sudan.

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    23-Jun-2018 to 11:18

    Kiir-Machar talks to continue in Sudan next week

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Kiir and Machar met in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa this week, the first time the two men have met since 2016 when a peace deal collapsed, and are now scheduled to meet again in Khartoum, Sudan, next week.

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