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Regarding agreement to end South Sudan hostilities

Enough Project says Jan. 23 deal first step on long road to durable peace in fledgling nation. read more »

by Akshaya Kumar
on February 04, 2014

United Methodists offer hope amidst South Sudan turmoil

1,000 persons dead, 200,000 displaced

Denomination persevering, bringing life and Christ to people in South Sudan, reports Holston mission secretary. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on January 15, 2014

Call for South Sudan ceasefire

United Methodist bishop asks for prayers

Violence claims at least 1,000 lives in Africa’s youngest nation. read more »

January 08, 2014

‘Champion Changemakers’

Africa ELI recognizes people of South Sudan

Women’s development agency salutes determination to build a new country. read more »

January 06, 2012

Young theologians gather in Nairobi

On December 4-9, 2011 over sixty young theologians from across Africa gathered for the third All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) Theological Institute.  They were joined by representatives from Sweden and the Philippines as well as facilitators and lecturers from the General Board of Church and Society in Washington DC,... read more »

South Sudan debuts

193rd U.N. member, 54th in Africa

World’s newest nation must overcome decades of warfare that destroyed much of the region’s infrastructure, killed millions and eroded resources necessary for a healthy economy. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 22, 2011

South Sudan referendum celebration

‘Birth of a Nation’ March 19 in Wheaton, Ill.

Gary United Methodist Church will host event to salute new country and raise funds for humanitarian effort there. read more »

March 02, 2011

Sudan results welcomed

All Africa Conference of Churches hails election as turning point

Both north and south urged to bring forth new nation without animosity and to guarantee basic human rights. read more »

March 02, 2011

A dream come true

United Methodists cheer Southern Sudan independence vote

Possibilities look good for Christian communities in the south to enjoy religious liberty into the future, according to head of United Methodist mission agency. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on February 22, 2011

Independence vote in Southern Sudan

United Methodist women among first to register

Registration taking place at more than 2,000 sites across the country and in eight countries abroad. read more »

by Paul Jeffrey
on December 01, 2010

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