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Dec 06, 2018
World Bank report says child marriage costs African countries billions; West Africa has highest rate of marriage before 15Every year of secondary education reduces the likelihood of marrying before the age of 18 by five percent or more, it added in the report, "Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage".
Sep 09, 2018
21 dead as overloaded plane crashes into lake in South Sudan; six-year-old among three survivorsAn overloaded 19-seater commercial plane travelling from South Sudan's capital, Juba crashed into a lake on Sunday and killed 21 people
Sep 05, 2018
Donald Trump plans to hold UNSC meeting on Iran's alleged international law violations on 26 September, says Nikki HaleyOn Donald Trump calling the UNSC meeting about Iran, she said the message to Tehran is that the world is watching its actions, whether supporting terrorism, launching ballistic missiles or selling weapons.
Aug 17, 2018
Sudan wants ONGC Videsh to withdraw arbitration proceedings over oil payment duesONGC Videsh, the foreign acquisition unit of Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC), filed an arbitration claim earlier this year against the government of Sudan in a London court
Aug 06, 2018
South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power in latest effort to end five-year civil warSudan's state news agency said that South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel opposition leader Riek Machar have signed a peace deal to share power in a transitional government, the latest effort to end a five-year civil war.
Jul 27, 2018
South Sudan's MPs given loans worth $40,000 to buy cars even as half of its population relies on food aidLawmakers in South Sudan came under fire today after it was announced they would receive $40,000 car loans, while more than half the population depend on food aid.
Jun 27, 2018
World Bank reports drop in number of people living in extreme poverty in India, but worldwide figures give cause for concernAs per the 'Future Development' blog on poverty, India is home to the second largest population of extreme poor, behind only Nigeria & just ahead of Congo.
Jun 22, 2018
South Sudan peace deal attempt fails; government has 'had enough' of rebel leader Riek MacharMachar fled South Sudan after new fighting erupted in the capital, Juba, in July 2016, ending a brief attempt at peace in which he returned to his role as Kiir's deputy.
Jun 21, 2018
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar meets President Salva Kirr for peace talks ahead of African Union summitSouth Sudan president Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar continued meeting into the night and were expected to continue discussions tomorrow in neighbouring Ethiopia, which invited them for talks as pressure grows to end a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of people and created Africa's largest refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwanda genocide.
Jun 20, 2018
Indian UN peacekeepers praised for bringing sense of hope and peace in South Sudan's troubled Akobo townIndian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) are being lauded for helping to restore peace and security in a town in the East African country, ravaged by fighting that has forced civilians to flee and has devastated the economy.