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Displaced girl clearing ground of family shelter after moving from UNMISS Juba Tomping protection area to new site outside UN House in ongoing relocation exercise. Photo: UNMISS/JC Mcilwaine
20 July 2014 - Following today's attack by opposition forces on Nassir in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top UN official in the country called for an immediate end to offensive operations.
18 July 2014 - Completing a three-month intensive training in munitions disposal, basic life support and emergency trauma, 19 South Sudanese police officers graduated today at Rajaf complex outside Juba.
18 July 2014 - President Salva Kiir has inaugurated several projects in the Western Bahr El-Ghazal capital Wau, including two county headquarters, a maternity ward, blood bank and museum.
16 July 2014 - Deeply concerned by escalating crises in Sudan and South Sudan, the top UN relief official warned today that the humanitarian situation was deteriorating for hundreds of thousands of people in both countries.
14 July 2014 - In an urgent effort to prevent cholera from spreading within the UNMISS Malakal Protection of Civilians (PoC) site and surrounding areas, the mission today began draining stagnant water in the camp.
UNMISS deplores attack on Nassir Town, Upper Nile State20 July 2014
United Nations Mission
in South Sudan
A Failed Mission or Hostage of Circumstances?
Jok Madut Jok
The Sudd Institute
11 June 2014
Headlines - 21 July
Government appoints five new ambassadorsSPLA claims control of Nasir town in Upper Nile State
Government rebuffs opposition proposal for creation of new statesRead News Bulletin >>
Outgoing SRSG Hilde F. Johnson discusses successes, challenges at helm of UNMISSHilde F. Johnson's farewell. The United Nations (UN) special representative for South Sudan said an end to the fighting would not by itself provide an adequate solution to the country's crisis.