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2014/06/06 to 2014/06/07 IGAD organizes a ‘multi-stakeholder symposium’ in Addis Ababa ‘to initiate an inclusive phase of the peace process in South Sudan’. The event includes opposition, political parties, faith-based groups and civil society organizations. Snippet: IGAD organizes a ‘multi-stakeholder symposium’ in Addis Ababa ‘t....
2013/11 1,851 students sit the South Sudan School Certificate Exams in November 2013. The pass rate is 65%. Church-aided schools perform better than government and private schools. There are no results for two schools whose exam papers were destroyed in events of the rebellion. Results are withheld for three schools where cheating was suspected. Snippet
2014/04/04 SUDRA, the relief department of the Episcopal Church (ECSSS), is active in trying to assist displaced people [mainly Dinka from Jonglei] in Nimule area. Local people originally resisted their settlement, but local government has recently allocated land in Miljok to settle 35,000 persons. Snippet
2014/03 The Secretary-General of the National Islamic Council appoints a new caretaker Secretary-General for the Islamic Council in WBGS. This is intended to resolve a long-running dispute between the Council's executive and legislative bodies in that state. Snippet
2014/01 GRSS signs a cessation of hostilities agreement with David Yau Yau group (Cobra Faction of the South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army). The talks have been facilitated by church leaders. Snippet
2014/03 Mapourdit Hospital (Yirol West County) receives patients from four states (Lakes, WES, Warrap and WBGS). It is run by the Catholic church. Snippet
2013/07 The General Assembly of the Sudan Council of Churches (SCC) decides to split the organization, forming a separate South Sudan Council of Churches. Festus Abdel Aziz James is elected as General Secretary. Snippet 1035
2013/02 Catholic church in Juba and Yei claims that people are taking its land and government sometimes supports this. (SCRN, 18 Feb) Snippet 719
Reference Mini-review
Elena Balatti, 2014/03/07. Malakal: An Eye-Witness Diary [Article] Gurtong. Accessed online.

Valuable testimony by a nun, which helps one visualise more clearly what happened in Malakal during in early 2014.

George Jangara Modi, 2013. Cardinal Zubeir Wako: 50 years in service of souls [Book] (Unknown publisher).

Biography of the senior Roman Catholic figure in Sudan and South Sudan

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