200 child soldiers freed in South Sudan

Another 200 children were released by armed groups in South Sudan this week, bringing the total of such releases to 806 this year. They freed fighters came primarily from the SPLA-IO opposition group, with eight of them associated with the National Salvation Front (NSF). “Every a time a child is released and able to return … Continue reading 200 child soldiers freed in South Sudan

$21m allocated to provide Life-saving Food Support, Water, and Health Facilities in South Sudan

The United Nations today allocated $21 million to provide life-saving food support, nutrition, water and sanitation, health and other assistance to thousands of Sudanese in newly accessible areas in Darfur's Jebel Marra area, South Kordofan and Blue Nile. “Our response will address both the immediate needs through emergency, life-saving assistance and strengthen resilience of the … Continue reading $21m allocated to provide Life-saving Food Support, Water, and Health Facilities in South Sudan

Chinese UN Peacekeepers Killed In South Sudan, Laid To Rest In A Tearful Burial Ceremony.

Relatives of deceased Chinese UN peacekeeper Yang Shupeng wail in mourning at a funeral ceremony in Xuchang, central China's Henan Province, July 21, 2016. Chinese UN peacekeepers Li Lei and Yang Shupeng were killed on the evening of July 10 after a mortar shell hit their armored vehicle during a fight between two army factions … Continue reading Chinese UN Peacekeepers Killed In South Sudan, Laid To Rest In A Tearful Burial Ceremony.