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UNMISS peacekeeper playing with children in Juba. 20 November is Universal Children’s Day and this year marks 25 years since UN General Assembly adopted Convention on the Rights of the Child. Photo: UNMISS / JC McIlwaine
UNMISS peacekeeper playing with children in Juba. 20 November is Universal Children’s Day and this year marks 25 years since UN General Assembly adopted Convention on the Rights of the Child. Photo: UNMISS / JC McIlwaine

 News Stories
UK contributes £1.6 million to expand Malakal protection site
18 November 2014 - The United Kingdom, through its Department for International Development (DFID) had contributed £1.6 million to humanitarian partners to expand the protection site at the UNMISS base in the Upper Nile state capital Malakal, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said today.
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Chiefs in Aweil call for revival of traditional laws in courts
18 November 2014 - Traditional leaders in Northern Bahr El-Ghazal State today called for the restoration of traditional laws in the courts during the opening of a five-day training workshop in the state capital Aweil.
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UNHCR starts relocation of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia
18 November 2014- The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was flooded, the agency said in a statement today.
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UNMISS, Upper Nile government in efforts to restore peace in protection site
16 November 2014 - Aiming to find peaceful solutions to recent skirmishes at the UNMISS protection site in the Upper Nile State capital Malakal, Deputy State Governor Dau Awer Agany visited the mission’s base.
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Peace conference starts in Greater Tonj, Warrap State
14 November 2014- Residents of Greater Tonj area in Warrap State today started to participate in a peace conference aimed at resolving conflicts and addressing root causes of a decade old crisis.
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The highs and lows of peacekeeping in South Sudan
Maya Mailer 
Oxfam head of humanitarian policy and campaigns
7 October 2014

 Feature Stories


Scholarships from haircuts


Six school boys in the Jonglei State capital Bor recently benefited from a scholarship scheme which one UNMISS South Korean peacekeeper set up using money collected from haircuts he gave his colleagues.

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 Radio Miraya News

Headlines - 20 November


President Kiir holds closed door meeting with Egyptian counterpart

UN Head of Mission responds to claims that UNMISS is sheltering opposition elements

Farmers in Yei reap big from coffee exports

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