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    23-Mar-2018 to 12:24

    South Sudan oil firms under US sanctions

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The United States has imposed new economic sanctions, for the first time, on companies operating in the oil sector in South Sudan, accusing them of fueling the civil war in the country.

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    21-Mar-2018 to 20:05

    South Sudan suspends mobile phone operator

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan’s National Communication Authority (NCA) has announced suspending the operation of Vivacell mobile operator with immediate effect.

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    16-Mar-2018 to 17:15

    Swaziland: Newborn almost buried alive after certified dead

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A newborn baby was almost buried alive as doctors certified it dead and handed it over to relatives for burial at the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial (RFM) hospital in Swaziland, APA learnt Friday.

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    15-Mar-2018 to 19:48

    South Sudan: Stakeholders insist on reconciliation commission

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — A civil society group in South Sudan has urged IGAD mediators to ensure that Chapter Five of the 2015 peace agreement be discussed in the next round of the revitalization forum.

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    15-Mar-2018 to 19:15

    Juba prisons poised for first juvenile wing

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The UN Mission in South Sudan and the Ministry of Interior on Thursday broke the ground for the construction of the first Juvenile Reformatory Centre (JRC) as a wing in Juba's main prisons.

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    14-Mar-2018 to 18:58

    UN urges AU to hold South Sudan perpetrators accountable

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Chair of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan has called on the African Union to speed up the establishment of the hybrid court to avoid evidence from being lost or destroyed.

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    14-Mar-2018 to 17:37

    President admits South Sudan is broke

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — President Salva Kiir has made a surprise admission that his government lacks money to run the country, pointing out that the Central Bank as the main currency regulator and custodian of cash reserves is broke.

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