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NAIROBI, 23 June 2014 (IRIN) - The northeast African regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has been working to get the opposing sides in South Sudan to implement the multiple ceasefire and peace process commitments to try to end the crisis in South Sudan, but fighting has continued with little progress towards ending the impasse. Read report online
KISUMU, 24 June 2014 (IRIN) - A new report suggests that preserving and restoring coral reefs may be one of the cheapest and most effective ways to mitigate coastal erosion and flooding. Read report online
KAMPALA, 25 June 2014 (IRIN) - Inadequate funding coupled with harsh laws targeting same sex unions could erode the gains so far made in the fight against HIV in Uganda, activists warn. Read report online
DORO REFUGEE CAMP, UPPER NILE STATE, 25 June 2014 (IRIN) - South Sudan's brutal conflict has throttled the supply of food to Sudanese refugees in the remote northeast of the country, fuelling tensions and hunger that have triggered a deadly crime wave and prompted thousands to return to the war-zone from which they fled. Read report online
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