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South Sudan slams U.S. sanctions

South Sudan hit out at new U.S. sanctions against several of its senior officials on Thursday, saying they only served to “derail” the troubled country’s peace process.The U.S. imposed the new sanctions on Wednesday targeting three…

Nigeria, 3 others get Trump’s $639m aid

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday promised 639 million dollars in aid to feed people facing starvation because of drought and conflict in Northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.Of the funding, 121 million dollars would…

Pope cancels South Sudan visit over security scare

The Vatican has cancelled the visit of Pope Francis to South Sudan because it was thought to be too dangerous.According to an Italian newspaper, Francis was planning a trip with the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who represents…