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World Vision suspends operations in key South Sudan state over escalating violence

(RNS) Amid killings, rapes and abductions, the international evangelical humanitarian agency World Vision indefinitely suspended its operations in South Sudan’s Unity State over the escalating conflict. Multiple other aid agencies, including Doctors Without Borders, have taken similar action. On Wednesday (May 13), gunmen torched towns in some of the heaviest fighting in the 17-month-long conflict in […]

Emerging South Sudan faces malaria battle

By Grace Nakajje, United Methodist News Service… Watching South Sudan become the newest country in the world was the most exciting event in the history of many people who live in a region that suffered during the 50 years of struggle for freedom. Lives were lost. Roads, communication networks and property were destroyed. Some estimates […]