The forgotten war

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South Sudan’s population could be reduced by 50 per cent if extra help from Western countries doesn’t happen soon.
South Sudan is gripped in a civil war that has seen famine hit the country harder than any other nation in Africa.
Crimes against humanity, displacement, violent crimes and severe famine will see inhabitants either leave the country or die from starvation. Continue reading

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El-Hadary The Hero For Egypt In Dramatic Penalty Shootout Win

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The seven-time champions held its nerve in the penalty shootout win courtesy of two excellent saves by its veteran keeper Essam El-Hadary in the win over Burkina Faso.
Earlier on a goal to Egypt’s Mohammad Salah had given the North African giants the lead with less than 25 minutes remaining, before Burkina Faso’s Aristide Bance placed the ball beautifully to restore parity with 15 minutes left. Continue reading

South Sudan Humanitarian Crisis: The Untold Fear

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Dangerous clashes between government and opposition has left 6 million South Sudanese in need of humanitarian assistance and another 4.8 million facing severe hunger as the country spirals into damage control.

Clashes last month caused a fresh cycle of violence and displacement and there is real concern from aid workers in the surrounds of South Sudan. “I am extremely concerned as the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan continues to deepen and spread, causing untold devastation to so many innocent people,” said Eugene Owusu the UN’s humanitarian coordinator for South Sudan. Continue reading