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South Sudan joins the global community in celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March. Photo: UNMISS/JC McIlwaine
4 March 2015 - Cases of rape as well as sexual exploitation and abuse are showing up on a daily basis at the police station in Yambio, Western Equatoria State, officers said today.
3 March 2015 - Some 30 youth graduated today from a three-month intensive training course in carpentry, tailoring and building in Yambio, Western Equatoria State.
27 February 2015 - In learning about the overall situation of the Catholic Church in South Sudan, Vatican Ambassador to the country Archbishop Charles Daniel visited the Upper Nile capital Malakal today.
UNMISS SRSG Ellen Margrethe Loej visits Bor17 February 2015
Human Rights Report
Attacks on Civilians in Bentiu & Bor, April 2014 Released 9 January 2015
Dreams of a safer home
Women and girls trudging under the hot sun with firewood on their heads are common sights along the road running between Bentiu and Rubkona, Unity State.Read story >>
Headlines - 6 March
Deadline for peace negotiations in Addis Ababa extended Army ordered to actively defend their positionsPetroleum minister signs law to regulate mining in the country
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UN Peacekeeping Chief Hervé Ladsous told UN Security Council members on 24 February that amid a worsening humanitarian situation and a fragile security environment, continuing tensions between South Sudan's rival factions risk plunging the country into further violence.
On 19 February, President Salva Kiir launched the “Back to Learning Campaign” which is targeting 400,000 out-of-school children in all 10 states, including areas currently engulfed in conflict.
Ebola Fact Sheet
Clinical Management of Patients with Viral Haemorrhagic Fever:
A pocket guide for the front-line health worker