South Sudan

December 2, 2022

Congo-Kinshasa: Pope Francis to Visit DRC and South Sudan in February 2023

Pope Francis I has rescheduled his long-delayed trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan for 31 January to 5 February 2023 - cutting out a stop over in the troubled eastern DRC, but fulfilling a long-held wish to accompany other Christian leaders to South Sudan.
December 2, 2022

East Africa: Climate Crisis in the Greater Horn of Africa is Biggest Health Threat Causing Disease Outbreaks #AfricaClimateCrisis

The link between the climate crisis and global health has become clearer with every extreme weather event, with the number of reported disease outbreaks and climate-related health emergencies reaching their highest-ever level this century. The World Health Organization (WHO)'s analysis of the seven countries in the greater Horn of Africa - Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda - found that there have been 39 reported outbreaks, as well as flooding, and other acute public health
December 1, 2022

Pope Francis reschedules Congo, South Sudan trip for January

The Vatican on Thursday (December 1) published the itinerary of the trip, which had originally been scheduled for last July but was postponed because Francis was undergoing therapy for his strained knee ligaments.
November 22, 2022

IMF, South Sudan in pact for emergency funds of $112.7 mln

"This emergency financing under the new Food Shock Window will help South Sudan address food insecurity, support social spending, and boost international reserves,"
November 13, 2022

The perils of starvation and flooding in South Sudan

South Sudan is facing record-breaking rains and floods for a fourth consecutive year. As the climate crisis accelerates, South Sudanese fear worse is yet to come. Over 1 million people affected by the floods are now at risk of death because of acute food deprivation.
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