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South Sudan anticipates mass exodus of refugees after Twitter 280-character expansion

South Sudan anticipates many more of its population to flee the country as Twitter doubles its character limit, Saakam has learned.

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Pres. Kiir said to deny Gen. Malong’s human rights following tighter conditions for conjugal visits

Another day and another new republican order in the saga that is South Sudan. This time Saakam has discovered that it has sealed the fate of the extended house-arrest of Gen. Paul Malong by making it official. And it is being described by the many spouses of the detainee as ‘denying him his human rights [to bear future baby Malongs]’ as the order restricts all conjugal visits unless approved in advance by the Chief of Defence Forces of the SPLA, a holy blessing by the SPLA parish-priest and the latest advice from the SPLA-appointed family-planning expert.

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Tired of war, South Sudan musicians resolve to create crappy music

A group of extremely talented South Sudanese musicians have said they have had enough of this senseless war and worsening living conditions, and have resolved to act in unified protest by writing only annoying songs and producing crappy music to draw attention to the situation of the world’s newest nation.

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High Court orders Pres Kiir to change official signature within two weeks

A High Court judge in Juba, who appears to have had enough with the never-ending cases of forgery and theft in the Office of the President of South Sudan (OOPSS), has ordered the President to ‘change his official signature’ or else he [the President] and his OOPSS will be held accountable for making it too easy to rob and loot resources that legally belong to the struggling state.

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New S Sudan states run out of new symbols, clash over old ones

The 28 states of South Sudan recently created by Presidential order appear to have hit an un-foreseen hurdle as many have run out of options (animals, plants and vegetables) to use as official symbols for their state.

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Vatican to lend “Popemobile” for Machar’s Juba visit

The Vatican has announced it will be lending one of its “Popemobiles“, the specially designed vehicles used by the Pope during outdoor public appearances,  to Dr. Riek Machar for his visit to Juba, the capital of South Sudan, next week.

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