Month: June 2016

BREAKING: L.A Times Drops Donald Trump Bombshell, New Scandal Left Retirees Homeless

By Dylan Kelly – June 30, 2016 The LA Times recently ran a long article detailing the frustrations of those who bought into one of Donald Trump’s many failed business ventures: the Trump Ocean Resort in Baja, Mexico. The report begins with the story of Stephenee Simms, a buyer who withdrew over $50,000 from her life

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‘Unprecedented’ hunger in war-torn South Sudan

‘Unprecedented’ hunger in war-torn South Sudan Up to 4.8 million people will face severe food shortages over the coming months [Getty] Date of publication: 29 June, 2016 Nearly five million people in South Sudan need food aid to survive, as the war-torn nation runs the risk of a full-blown famine. South Sudan, famine,starvation, United Nations,

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S. Sudan peace partners write to mediators over selection of speaker

June 29, 2016 (JUBA) – Parties to South Sudan’s peace agreement which ends two years of violent conflict have written to the regional mediators to help in the interpretation of the selection of the speaker of the transitional national legislative assembly. First Vice President, Riek Machar, accompanied by SPLA-IO officers, Juba, 27 May, 2016 (ST

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Breaking News: Gambia quits the Commonwealth

Announcement on west African nation’s state television channel does not explain reason for decision June 29. 2016 The Gambian president Yahya Jammeh greeting militants in 2011. Photograph: Seyllou/AFP/Getty Images Gambia has withdrawn from the Commonwealth, a collection of 54 nations made up largely of former British colonies, saying it will “never be a member of

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UN agencies: South Sudan at risk of ‘hunger catastrophe’

Seeds distribution in Doro refugee camp, in Maban, South Sudan. The conflict has displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Photo: FAO/UNHCR/Albert González Farran 29 June 2016 – The level of food insecurity in South Sudan is at the highest since the start of the conflict two and a half years ago, United Nations agencies today

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EXCLUSIVE: Just five weeks until the Olympics and this is Rio – building debris everywhere, an unfinished subway, the stench of sewage in the air (not to mention rampant Zika virus)

June 29, 2016 Olympic Games start in Rio de Janiero, Brazil on August 5 – just 37 days away – but venues are far from ready  Daily Mail Online visited series of locations where sports will be played in front of millions of spectators  But only one of the new buildings ordered for the Games

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Ceasefire Monitor arrested in Torit Jun 29, 2016

Jun 29, 2016 CTSAMM Operations: Investigating Violations A lead ceasefire monitor, working with the Ceasefire and Transitional Security arrangements Monitoring Mechanism – CTSAMM,  has been arrested and detained in Torit. According to a press statement issued by CTSAMM on Wednesday, the Monitoring and Verification team leader arrest was arrested at approximately 08.45am, shortly after he

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Breaking News: Islamic Rebellion Emerge In South Sudan

June 29, 2016, Juba, New Islamic movement emerge in South Sudan by the name of Ali Tamim Ahmed Fatak, a veteran South Sudanese Politicians from Bahr El Ghazal region. Makuei, the government spokesperson decried saying it is dangerous for the people of South Sudan who have been living together

Dinka Government in South Sudan blames donors for not supporting peace

June 29, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s government said lack of assistance from the international donors has slowed down the implementation of the peace agreement which ended 21 months of civil war between rival top leaders and armed factions in the country. South Sudanese information minister Michael Makuei Lueth attends a press conference in Addis

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