Yambio

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A UN jeep attacked in Fr Tony O’Riordan’s Sudanese refugee compound in South Sudan. Photograph: Fr Tony O'Riordan, forwarded by Press 22

A west Cork missionary priest serving in South Sudan has said he will stay at his post despite an attack by 2,000-strong mob on his compound. Up to 5(...)

A pregnant woman with other displaced people, cooking and cleaning clothes in the early evening in Yambio – the area was once considered one of the most peaceful and productive parts of the country, but the spiraling civil war has sent farmers fleeing. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Simon Burete was weeding his peanut field a few weeks ago when he saw smoke coming from his house. He ran as fast as he could. He and his wife, Angeli(...)