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April 17, 2014

On the first of April, I walked with great sadness through the United Nations compound in Juba, capital of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, now in free fall after a hopeful beginning three years ago. The compound is sheltering more than 21,000 displaced people who fled to safety after a spasm of violence in mid-December killed untold thousands.

September 9, 2013

September 8 was International Literacy Day. Read a story of how USAID is advancing education in South Sudan. Read more >>

August 29, 2013

Yesterday, President Obama appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as the new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. Read more >>

August 28, 2013

U.S. government food assistance programs are providing vital timely assistance to food insecure South Sudanese. Read more >>

August 20, 2013

Small sums can generate big returns—in this case for both South Sudanese farmers and USAID. Read more >>

August 5, 2013

Mary Konyo is dedicated to saving the lives of pregnant women in her community in South Sudan. Read more >>

July 25, 2013

Yesterday, the White House hosted NGOs and advocacy groups to discuss the political crisis in South Sudan, and how the U.S. can help end the violence and support South Sudan’s democratic development. Read more >>

July 1, 2013

USAID is helping to improve female teachers’ professional skills and retain female teachers in South Sudan. Read more >>

May 1, 2013

Last month, USAID helped to spearhead a New Partnership between the government of South Sudan and the international community to focus international assistance and host country resources on strengthening governance, political inclusiveness and sustainable development in South Sudan. Read more >>

April 18, 2013

Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. Read more >>

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