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Topic: South Sudan

December 18th, 2015

HART Weekly News Round-Up 18/12/15

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December 11th, 2015

News Round-Up 11/12/15

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  • The HART team have just returned from their trip to Nigeria with incredible and tragic stories in hand. The full report will be forthcoming in the next week
  • HART intern, Will Side, blogs on the failure of the Sudanese Peace talks, which have led to increased hostilities in the country.

December 1st, 2015

The Need for Education in the Midst of Conflict

During periods of conflict, aid funding for education falls in preference, with humanitarian organisations choosing to focus on food and health provisions. An Education for All report has shown that aid for education has fallen overall since 2010 by around £850 million, with around only 10% of aid going to the sector....

November 27th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (27/11/2015)

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November 26th, 2015

Conflict and Development in South Sudan

Conflict in South Sudan has been almost constant since Sudan’s independence from British Colonialism when the British Administration ‘handed over’ jurisdiction over the South to the North, unifying them into one state. Wars for South Sudan’s independence followed leading to a Comprehensive Peace Agreement being signed in 2005 with South Sudan eventually gaining independence from Sudan in 2011....

November 13th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (13/11/2015)


November 4th, 2015

The Main Findings: The African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan

On Wednesday 28th the long-awaited report from the African Union (AU) on South Sudan was publicly released. The Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS) was established in December 2013 to “investigate human rights violations and other abuses” in light of the South Sudanese crisis....

October 20th, 2015

Twenty-Eight New States: The Controversy Surrounding President Kiir’s Announcement

On 2nd October, President Kiir ordered, by presidential decree, the establishment of 28 federal states in South Sudan, increasing the number from 10. The announcement is a complete reversal of Kiir’s original standpoint. During the recent peace process, Kiir rejected the opposition’s proposals for the implementation of 21 federal states....

September 8th, 2015

Opinion: South Sudan’s Peace Agreement

Olivia Rosenstrom looks at the new South Sudan peace deal signed on the 26th of August…  Success at last? South Sudan’s peace talks commenced in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in August of 2014. For months, fighting continued in parallel with discussions of peace....

May 22nd, 2015

HART Weekly News Round Up (22/05/2015): Rohingya Refugee Crisis, and other stories from around the world

  Rohingya refugees fleeing persecution in Burma by boat have made international headlines this week. Petitions for ASEAN members and the international community to take action and end the humanitarian crisis for the refugees stranded at sea have been partially successful. ...
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