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Stories with place: Southern Sudan
  • Jimmy Carter says scans show no signs of cancer story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 7:55 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said a scan of his torso conducted last week found no signs of melanoma, the cancer that doctors discovered last summer in his liver and brain, but he will continue treatment on February 9th.

  • Jimmy Carter hopeful for Guinea worm eradication in Africa 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 7:31 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - Former US President Jimmy Carter says that Guinea worm disease may soon be eradicated, which would be the most exciting accomplishment of his career, although progress is hampered by ongoing conflict in Mali and South Sudan.

  • Official: Starvation in South Sudan as peace process stalls 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 6:39 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - The head of an international group monitoring South Sudan's peace process said Tuesday that people are starving in the country's Western Equatoria state as the government and rebels delay forming a transitional government to end the country's civil war.

  • South Sudan: Peace accord falters, refugees remain in camps 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 8:48 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - When a delegation of South Sudanese rebels returned to the government-controlled capital Juba last month after two years of war, Nyajok Koat thought she would finally return to the home she fled when the fighting began.

  • South Sudan rebel leader says he is not going back home 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 1:42 pm

    KAMPALA, Uganda - A rebel leader in South Sudan said Tuesday he would not return to his country because the government has violated a peace accord signed last August.

  • UN panel: South Sudan rival leaders qualify for sanctions 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 7:35 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's president and a rebel leader both merit sanctions because their troops have targeted civilians and broken international law, a U.N. panel of experts says in a new report obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Sudan's president orders change to oil deal with South Sudan 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 6:23 am

    KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan's state-run news agency says the Sudanese President Omar Bashir has ordered revisions to the economic agreements struck with South Sudan in a positive gesture to the breakaway southern state.

  • UN: More than half of South Sudanese kids not in school story has photos
    Updated: Jan-12-16 10:19 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - More than half of the children in South Sudan are not in school, the highest proportion in any country, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.