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DCoP and Country Director CAR

Reliefweb 21 Oct 2021
In recent years, this has included the exploration of community-based initiatives and conflict analysis to address the intersection of human security and wildlife trafficking in the central Africa region. Currently, Invisible Children is implementing programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR), and South Sudan.
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Multisectoral health emergency risk profiling for health security in South Sudan

Reliefweb 18 Oct 2021
Juba, 8 October 2021 – The South Sudan Ministry of Health supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) convened a five-day health risk profiling workshop in Juba to assess and analyze public health risks for effective planning and prioritization of health emergencies and disasters risk management activities.
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East Africa's first regional tourism expo to attract 100 exhibitors

Sina 08 Oct 2021
Mathuki said wildlife-related sub-themes will include combating poaching and illegal wildlife trade and economic value of wildlife in the region. The EAC member states are Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
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East African countries urged to join forces in controlling wildlife crime

China.dot.org 30 Aug 2021
He urged the EAC member states of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan to cooperate in the repatriation of offenders in wildlife crime and exchange of information.
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South Sudan: War and hunger scar world's newest countrySouth Sudan proclaimed its independence from Sudan ...

Deccan Herald 09 Jul 2021
South Sudan proclaimed its independence from Sudan in July 2011 following a referendum that saw nearly 99 per cent vote in favour of secession ... South Sudan is home to a rich variety of wildlife, including antelopes, elephants, giraffes and lions, and the largest savannah ecosystem in the East Africa region ... South Sudan.
photo: UN / Eric Kanalstein
Peacekeepers and UN police officers (UNPOL) with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) conduct a search for weapons and contraband in Protection of Civilans (POC) Site III, near the Jebel area of Juba, South Sudan
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South Sudan: War and hunger scar world's newest country

Gulf News 09 Jul 2021
South Sudan is home to a rich variety of wildlife, including antelopes, elephants, giraffes and lions, and the largest savannah ecosystem in the East Africa region ... The President of the Rebublic of South Sudan Salva Kiir (L) speaks to the President of Sudan Omar al Bashir (R) ...
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Technical Specialists – South Sudan Biodiversity Activity

Reliefweb 10 Jun 2021
Tetra Tech International Development Services (http.//www.tetratech.com/intdev) is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for various Technical Specialist positions on a potential USAID-funded Biodiversity program in South Sudan.
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Helicopter pilot David ‘Blackhawk’ Simelane makes SANParks history

Independent online (SA) 08 Dec 2020
“Couple that with the fact that I am doing it in the same park I first fell in love with wildlife 25 years ago, and it’s just a dream come true for me.” ... He has been a helicopter pilot for 16 years and has flown all over the world, including Madagascar and South Sudan.
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Meet South Africa’s first Black game capture pilot

Independent online (SA) 07 Dec 2020
Captain David Simelane is South Africa’s first black game capture rated pilot ... Simelane has been a helicopter pilot for 16 years and has flown all over the world including Madagascar and South Sudan, “I have a passion for flying and now I get to combine that with my love for wildlife and nature.
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Greta Thunberg kicks off renewed youth climate protests

The National 25 Sep 2020
Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg is back. She joined fellow demonstrators outside the Swedish Parliament on Friday to kick off a day of socially distanced global climate protests ... Read More. Severe flooding in South Sudan displaces more than 600,000 ... This week in wildlife - the best pictures of animals around the world.
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Fota Wildlife Park confirms birth of three ‘lockdown’ cheetah cubs

The Irish Times 11 Jun 2020
However, the Northern cheetah subspecies, which is native to north east Africa and found mainly in South Sudan and Ethiopia, is considered “endangered” as there are fewer than 800 left in the wild, he added ... Fota Wildlife Park is open daily from 9am to last entry at 4.30pm.
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South Sudan: an unexplored Eden of biodiversity

The Jordan Times 27 May 2020
Vanishing species "There are still wild animals in South Sudan," said former wildlife minister Alfred Akwoch Omoli, the shelf behind him decorated with miniatures of elephants and giraffes ... who was replaced in February when South Sudan formed a new coalition government, told AFP.
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Endangered wild dogs snapped in South Sudan

PhysOrg 03 Apr 2020
We promised you further fascinating footage from one of Africa's most neglected wildlife hotspots, and here it is. One of the continent's rarest and most elusive carnivores has been captured on camera in South Sudan ... .
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#TheRhinoSearch Bringing the Northern White Rhino back from extinction

Pressat 02 Mar 2020
Despite being declared effectively extinct in 2018, there has been no survey or study of South Sudan’s wildlife in over a decade and no comprehensive search has ever taken place ... From fascinating tribal civilisations to vivacious biodiversity, South Sudan is an untrodden ...
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