South Sudan famine - updates

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Sudan opens 'humanitarian corridor' for famine-hit South Sudan

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:45 PM

100 000 people face starvation and another million are on the brink of famine in the world s youngest nation

DIRE CONDITIONS. A family from the Dinka community eats lunch inside a classroom of the Sobat Secondary School in Malakal, South Sudan, February 26, 2016. File photo by Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP

South Sudan buys weapons during famine – UN report

Mar 18, 2017 - 11:34 AM

The report obtained by Agence France Presse calls for an arms embargo on South Sudan – a measure that has been backed by the United States but was rejected by the Security Council during a vote in December

DIRE CONDITIONS. A family from the Dinka community eats lunch inside a classroom of the Sobat Secondary School in Malakal, South Sudan, February 26, 2016. File photo by Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP

South Sudan suffering 'man-made' famine

Feb 20, 2017 - 6:15 PM

Nearly 5 million people are facing starvation and famine the government says

This file photo taken on October 11, 2016 shows a mother breastfeeding her child who suffers acute malnutrition at the clinic run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Aweil, northern Bahr al-Ghazal, South Sudan. Albert Gonzalez Farran/AFP

UN: 50,000 children facing death in war-torn South Sudan

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:07 PM

War in the young nation kills thousands and forces more than 1 5 million people from their homes Aid agencies warn of the risk of famine should fighting continue

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War-torn South Sudan facing 'specter' of famine

Mar 13, 2014 - 11:48 PM

South Sudan faces possible famine if warring forces continue to flout a ceasefire deal US and EU envoys warn

CIVIL WAR. Fighting between forces loyal to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar has not ceased since December 15, 2013. Photo from Agence France-Presse/ Fabio Bucciarelli