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In Sudan June 2011 - Fleeing conflict in Abye

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Sudan
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INSIDE Special Focus: New Nation • Gearing up for independence • Investing in Southern Sudan’s economy • Bridging the gap • New state, new constitution Displaced persons Fleeing conflict in Abyei...

Ex-combatants in Aweil receive driving licenses

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Sudan
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24 June 2011 - After completing a six-week driving course in Aweil, Northern Bahr El-Ghazal State, ex-combatants in the Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) programme were today awarded...

German foreign minister visits Juba

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Sudan
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24 June 2011 – German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle visited Juba today to acquaint himself with current political and economic developments facing Southern Sudan. Briefing journalists at the...

UNMIS calls on Southern Kordofan to protect IDPs

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Sudan
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UNMIS called on the Southern Kordofan government today to ensure the protection of civilians, including internally displaced persons (IDPs) who returned to their homes on Monday. “Most IDPs have...

UN rights commissioner visits Southern Sudan

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Sudan
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UNMIS
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21 June 2011 - Just weeks before Southern Sudan declares its independence, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang began a two-day visit to the region. Ms. Kang held meetings with...

Gearing up for independence

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Sudan
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Renovating Juba International Airport, paving roads and clearing slums are just a few ongoing preparations for the historic day on 9 July when Southern Sudan declares its long-awaited independence...

Fleeing conflict in Abyei

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Sudan
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UNMIS
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Ayak Deng made her way to Abyei market early one May morning to buy the day’s food for herself and her mother, who was at home looking after her young son. Wandering around the stalls an hour later,...

UNMIS leads mission to Jonglei and Upper Nile states

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Ethiopia
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A 13-person delegation led by UNMIS Regional Coordinator for Southern Sudan David Gressly returned to Juba today from a three-day security and humanitarian assessment mission to seven counties of...

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