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In a press release by UNICEF, “Overall nutrition situation in most parts of South Sudan remains above global acute malnutrition level of 15 percent especially in Upper Nile, Unity, Northern Bahr Ghazal, Jonglei and Warrap States."
UNICEF notes that the malnutrition,
The Mayor of Wau town has asked the people of his town to maintain peace and distance themselves from anything that may spark violence during the Christmas season.
“Let our people celebrate this holiday in a respective manner without hailing
Chief Chau Ucu Chau known as Malual Thon of Alel-Thony was killedin what is suspected to be a revenge attack.
Fighting erupted on Saturday morning leaving 3 people dead and several others injured.
The local communities residing in Kangi and Ale-Thony payams are fleeing into
Keris John Kenyi the Advocacy and Lobby Officer for CEPO said, “The work for peace is our initiative immediately after last December crisis. What we are doing is to empowercommunity demand for peace and stability.”
He also said that CEPO has committed itself for peace
Edmon Yakani who is the Executive Director for Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO) said the trend by the East African countries to proceed with infrastructural projects with South Sudan places much insignificance on the Addis Ababa peace dialogue.
Mark Akio Ukinbul, the Minister of information in the state said that the attack was merely launched by armed robbers on the highway and not the SPLM-O as they claim.
He told the press that, a group of robbers ambushed two lorries, between Kerepi-Moli of Pageri
The Daily Nation Mirror, an independent newspaper in Juba was seized by security forces on Tuesday from circulating because of a leading story they published covering the conference of the SPLM in Opposition (SPLM-O) in Pagak Upper Nile State.
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