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Pentagon ready to commit at summit next week to new military priorities in Africa

Stars and Stripes 08 Dec 2022
WASHINGTON — The United States has engaged in Africa for decades, though it needs a more modern approach to defending interests and allies there, the Defense Department said Thursday, particularly because China and Russia are expanding their reach into the world’s second-largest continent ... Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa.
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FEB 2014 Oxfam has set up massive facilities for the refugees, especially on water sanitation, South Sudan

New ‘ruthless conflict’ displaces thousands in South Sudan

Anadolu Agency 08 Dec 2022
Fighting between rival army groups in remote areas of South Sudan's Upper Nile State has spread into a camp housing people displaced by the violence, religious leaders said Thursday ... At least 3,000 have already fled to neighboring Sudan, further intensifying South Sudan’s refugee crisis, the largest in Africa.

WHO Delivers First Batch of Potential Ebola Vaccine to Uganda

Sputnik 08 Dec 2022
Since September, Uganda has been experiencing an outbreak of the Ebola virus. The variation of the virus circulating in Uganda country is the Sudan strain, which is less prevalent in Africa in general than the Zaire variant. Since there is no vaccine that has proven effective yet, the WHO ha recommended three vaccine candidates for evaluation ....

British peacemaker presents idea to break stalemate in Korea

Korea Times 08 Dec 2022
social entrepreneur who was behind forging a path to help overcome apartheid in South Africa and other peacebuilding efforts in the continent, reckons the South has not proposed such a deal yet ... 14 ... After spending decades on peace initiatives in South Africa, Rwanda and between South and North Sudan, Schluter was about to retire a few years ago ... .

♦ Sudan - This Week's News in Brief ♦

All Africa 08 Dec 2022
Dabanga Sudan -- A compact digest of the past week's most-read highlights, from the heart of Sudan. Subscribe to receive this digest weekly in your inbox ....

New Political Deal 'Offers a Path' to Realizing Sudanese Aspirations

All Africa 08 Dec 2022
The signing of a political framework agreement in Sudan could signal a way out of the uncertainty and insecurity sparked by the October 2021 coup, the head of the UN mission in the country, UNITAMS, told the Security Council on Wednesday ....

UN refugee agency says fighting in S. Sudan displaces over 20,000 in 3 months

Xinhua 07 Dec 2022
UNHCR's Representative in South Sudan Arafat Jamal said some 3,000 people have already fled to neighboring Sudan, further intensifying South Sudan's refugee crisis, the largest in Africa ... destabilization in South Sudan, the UN agency said ... Sudan displaces over 20,000 in 3 months.

Thousands displaced by escalating conflict in South Sudan's Greater Upper Nile Region

UNHCR 07 Dec 2022
South Sudan ... At least 3,000 people have already fled to neighbouring Sudan, further intensifying South Sudan’s refugee crisis, the largest in Africa ... “Desperation is rising, and more people are fleeing as conflict intensifies,” said UNHCR’s Representative in South Sudan, Arafat Jamal.

Sudan's Political Deal Raises Hope of Ending Violence

All Africa 07 Dec 2022
Khartoum, Sudan -- More than 50 Sudanese political forces, civil groups and the military leaders signed a power-sharing deal Monday that raised hopes of ending violent clashes between security and protesters since last year's coup ....

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