Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
African growth 'to outpace world' Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
South Sudan's new cease-fire already broken South Sudan military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer said the fighting killed 24 rebels and five government soldiers. There was no way to independently verify Aguer's casualty toll. Aguer blamed the battle on rebels, saying they launched an attack on ... 11/10/2014 - 5:52 am | View Link
South Sudan confirms possible famine South Sudan has been shaken by violence since last December ... "We are encouraging farming in the states that have relative security and peace," she added. Akol blamed the current turmoil and flooding for the food deficiency in the country. 04/18/2014 - 1:42 am | View Link
More Marines readied for possible South Sudan evacuations WASHINGTON — The U.S. has moved additional Marines and aircraft from Spain to the Horn of Africa to provide embassy security and help with evacuations from violence-wracked South Sudan ... has been blamed for it. On Monday, Booth said that he had ... 12/22/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
South Sudan president says 'attempted coup' defeated The president blamed the fighting on "a group of soldiers allied to the former vice president Riek Machar and his group". Machar leads a dissident group within South Sudan's ruling party -- the the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) -- and was ... 12/15/2013 - 10:34 pm | View Link
allAfrica.com: South Sudan: Towards Overcoming Peace-Building Absurdity in South Sudan (III) This was true for instance of some members of South Sudan's National Legislative Assembly (SSNLA). Some of these lawmakers not only blamed UNMISS for failing ... all things considered. Switching gears, out in South Sudanese streets are even more chilling ... 12/4/2013 - 6:20 pm | View Link
South Kordofan Nuba Mountains News from the Nuba Mountains; over 1.000 recent and historic Nuba images; background information on Nuba history, cultures, languages etc. 11/22/2014 - 11:57 pm | View Website
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The role of social media in the South Sudan crisis ... October 21 2014: A study of social media use during the recent crisis in South Sudan suggests the social media was instrumental in facilitating violence. 11/22/2014 - 2:32 pm | View Website
South sudan South Sudan gears up for independence. July 6 - Residents of the southern Sudanese capital Juba take to the streets in anticipation of Saturday's declaration of ... 11/22/2014 - 12:44 pm | View Website
allAfrica.com: West Africa -- Home AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 2000 news and information items daily from over 130 African news organizations ... 11/22/2014 - 7:01 am | View Website
Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic State extremists and the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders.
A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.