South Sudan Plane Crash Baby ‘Conscious’ in Juba


A 14-month old girl who survived Wednesday’s plane crash in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, is now conscious, doctors say. The girl is being treated at the city’s teaching hospital and is able to recognise relatives, journalist Philip Mabior from Juba’s Eye Radio reports.

Plane Crash Kills 40 In South Sudan

At least 40 people have died in a plane crash near the international airport in Juba, South Sudan’s capital. Reports say around 40 bodies were counted at the plane wreck site.

Britain To Deploy Troops For Somalia Peacekeeping Mission

Britain has announced that it will deploy dozens of troops to Somalia to help peacekeeping efforts to counter Islamist militant.Prime Minister, David Cameron, said that up to 70 personnel would join a United Nations (UN) contingent supporting African Union troops fighting Al-Shabab.

South Sudanese President refuses to sign peace agreement

South Sudan president Salva Kiir East Africa’s Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) said South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, has refused to sign a peace deal that was accepted by rebel leader Riek Machar, as the two came under strong international pressure to end their 20-month military conflict.

129 children dead in South Sudan violence – UNICEF

Executive Director UNICEF, Anthony Lake United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday, said horrific details have emerged that the three weeks of violence in South Sudan left 129 children dead and displaced more people since the beginning of 2015.

14,000 South Sudanese flee to Sudan – UNHCR


The UNHCR registered close to 160,000 refugees in Sudan since fighting broke out in South Sudan in December 2013. The post 14,000 South Sudanese flee to Sudan – UNHCR appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

14,000 South Sudanese flee Sudan – UNHCR

Stephane Dujarric The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has reported that some 14,000 South Sudanese, mainly women and children, fled into Sudan over the weekend, describing the situation as emergency within an emergency.