South Sudan

Flag of South SudanSouth Sudan (Listeni/ˌsaʊθ suːˈdæn/ or /suːˈdɑːn/), officially the Republic of South Sudan[8] and previously known as Southern Sudan, is a landlocked country in east-central Africa that is part of the United Nations subregion of Eastern Africa. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city. The capital city is planned to be changed to the more centrally located Ramciel in the future. South Sudan is bordered by Ethiopia to the east, Kenya to the southeast, Uganda to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest, the Central African Republic to the west and the Republic of Sudan to the north. It includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd, formed by the White Nile and known locally as the Bahr al Jabal.

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Crisis, conflict, security

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Development

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Food, water, land and health

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Publications

  • Full-text database of historical and contemporary books and documents on Sudan, including government documents, dictionaries, photographs and Sudanese websites. Designed and implemented by the Rift Valley Institute.Sudan Open Archive

Education

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01/22/2020 - 17:51
New Swarms of Locusts Threaten Crops, Food Security in Ethiopia:...
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01/22/2020 - 15:23
[Nation] The Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset)...
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01/22/2020 - 12:35
Four African nations are targets of a new travel ban by United States...
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01/22/2020 - 11:18
An Agreement Reached On Civil Aviation Between Sudan and South...
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01/22/2020 - 11:04
[East African] At least 15 people were killed and several wounded in...
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01/22/2020 - 11:07
[Nation] South Sudan's main opposition group, the Sudan People's...
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01/22/2020 - 11:49
[East African] Authorities in South Sudan are accusing opposition...
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01/22/2020 - 10:21
[East African] The controversial issue of the number of states in...
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01/22/2020 - 07:38
South Sudan government accuses rebel groups of recruiting child...
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01/21/2020 - 19:05

A new round of locust swarms has hit Ethiopia and is again...

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01/21/2020 - 18:48
[Radio Dabanga] Juba -The Sudanese government and the Sudan...
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01/21/2020 - 14:19
[East African] Kenya and its landlocked neighbours, Ethiopia and...
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[East African] Kenya and its landlocked neighbours, Ethiopia and...
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01/21/2020 - 14:29
15 killed, 7 wounded in cattle raid in South Sudan...
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01/21/2020 - 11:07
[Daily News] FOUR members of East African Community; Tanzania, Uganda...
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01/21/2020 - 09:56
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and its...
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[SNA] Khartoum -The joint meetings between the Sudanese Civil...
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[SNA] Khartoum -Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and its...
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[SNA] Khartoum -The joint meetings between the Sudanese Civil...
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01/20/2020 - 22:34
South Africa's David Mabuza Irks Both Sides in South Sudan...
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01/20/2020 - 20:34
South Africa's David Mabuza Irks Both Sides in South Sudan...
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01/20/2020 - 15:18
Despite mediation, no solution yet to South Sudan issue of the...
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South Africa's David Mabuza Irks Both Sides in South Sudan...
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01/20/2020 - 11:38
[Radio Dabanga] Juba -The government and Sudan Revolutionary Front (...
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01/20/2020 - 08:52
[Daily Maverick] Analysts say Mabuza's proposal for external...
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