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18:36:16, Saturday, 25 Mar 2017
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Fighting back

While hundreds of Southern Sudanese have been forced into the ranks of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) against their will, others are joining self-defense units in Western Equatoria State to repulse attacks launched by the infamous rebel group against their towns and villages.

International Women's Day celebrated across Sudan

In a message read out on International Women’s Day celebrations across Sudan on 8 March, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that violence against women was an attack on the foundation of civilization.

DDR offers new hope for ex-combatants

Sheltering from the mid-day sun under a dust-covered tent at the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) centre in Ed Damazin, Blue Nile State, former combatant Salah Annayem Omar said his peacetime ambition was to start a business.

From a rich man's table

Scavenging for food in a Juba garbage dump along with some chickens, adults and other children, 12-year-old Josephine Poni said her life depended on how much the rich threw away.

Sudanese photographers in Paris

As part of a month-long focus on photography throughout Paris, three Sudanese photographers exhibited their work at UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) headquarters there from 31 October to 14 November.

International Day of UN Peacekeepers celebrated

UN staff recently gathered together throughout Sudan on the International Day of UN Peacekeepers (29 May) to celebrate the work of over 110,000 UN peacekeepers in 20 peacekeeping missions worldwide.

The changing face of Juba

Leaning against a small Juba shop piled high with canned goods, soaps and other household essentials, Kiju Samuel said he was making a better living trading in his hometown than he had in Uganda.

The Accidental Traveller

Standing at the side of one of the main roads leading to Juba, Haruna Apiligga gazed with dismay at the smashed beer crates, scattered water bottles and torn boxes of maize flour that had tumbled out of his overturned truck.

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