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Six people killed in fresh tribal violence

Written by HASSAN HUKA

Six people were killed in fresh tribal violence on Wednesday despite peace talks between warring communities in Moyale. But unconfirmed reports put the number of dead at 10.The victims include four children aged between four and seven who were killed in Hellu by men suspected to be hired from Ethiopia by a rival group. An injured man was admitted to Moyale District Hospital. Read more →

Swedish Journalists Face Difficult Decision

Written by NTD Television

Two Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson who are jailed in Ethiopia are now facing a difficult decision.On December 27, 2011, they were sentenced to 11 years imprisonment in Ethiopia for having illegally entered the country and allegedly promoting terrorism. Read more →

South Sudan violence: Armed youths return home, says UN

Written by BBC NEWS
Armed men from the Lou Nuer group have
been marching through Jonglei state in recent weeks
TArmed Lou Nuer men in Likwangale listen to South Sudan's Vice-President Riek Machar - 28 December 2011. Photo from Sudan Tribunehousands of youths from a South Sudanese ethnic group which attacked a rival community, reportedly killing at least 150 people, have been repelled by government troops, the UN says.

The UN’s humanitarian co-ordinator in the region, Lise Grande, says 6,000 members of the Lou Nuer ethnic group have left the besieged town of Pibor.The clashes took place between the Lou Nuer and their rivals, the Murle.The fighting follows long-running disputes over cattle raids.As well as those killed, tens of thousands have been displaced in the violence, according to the South Sudan government. Read more →

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