The Archbishop of Canterbury asks you to pray

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Recently on his Facebook page, The Archbishop of Canterbury asked you to join him in praying for South Sudan.  Posted to Facebook on 20th February 2017 We are acutely aware of the dire situation facing millions of South Sudanese people. Today, the UN and the government estimate that 100,000 people face starvation, with...

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There is always hope and light

Frances for CRESS

There is always hope and light in difficult times and our blog is to share the good stories as much as the troubles and challenges being faced by our CRESS team in South Sudan. This is Francis Candiga who is supported by CRESS and was recently given a new laptop, which...

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News from Fred in Kampala

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US TO GIVE TO THE REFUGEES CHILDREN THIS CHRISTMAS (1)

Last week Fred Taban was in Kampala taking a break, something he desperately needed having invited 72 people (refugees) to live in his small house in Arua, which is very tiring as I am sure you can imagine. This time away from his home was to rest and so he...

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A time of uncertainty for all

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It is extremely hard for us back here in the UK in these uncertain times when the CRESS team in South Sudan are facing daily challenges and struggles both in their work and personally.  Their lives have quite literally been turned upside down – the changes since I left just...

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Crowdfunder: Urgent medical care

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The Liwolo Clinic opened in September 2015 and has become a lifeline, not just for the people of Kajo Keji but for those from many miles around. Since fighting has escalated over the last couple of months, the clinic staff (including a fully trained nurse and midwife) have taken the difficult decision to close the...

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Classical music in aid of CRESS

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Bringing classical music to your doorstep in aid of CRESS – 4th March 2017 Come and join us for the 2017 Concert Series Premier. Listen as London based Artistes, Alexandra Frazer, Harriet Mulchrone and John Holland-Avery entertain you with classics through the ages. Singing songs and arias from The Renaissance...

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The impact on CRESS

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The situation in South Sudan and impact on CRESS Many of you will already be aware of the situation in South Sudan, now one of the most dangerous countries for aid workers.  Daily we hear from our team and pray for them as they risk their own lives to carry...

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Christmas in a refugees settlement

A CHILD FEEDS HIS SISTER FORGETTING HIS OWN HUNGER, WHAT A LOVE

My Dear Reader, I spent the last Christmas in Rhino Camp Refugees Settlement, North Uganda. It is not particularly a place really fit for human settlement but because one is a refugee it becomes far better than one’s own country! Rhino Camp is situated North West of Uganda along the...

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From crimes to genocide

SCENES OF WUDU TOWNSHIP (7)

Before the signing of the Peace Agreement, we were talking about crimes, after the signing of the Peace Agreement, we are now talking about genocide unfolding in South Sudan. The chaos goes on seemingly unabated in South Sudan. Public affairs Editor Paul Busharizi sat down with human rights and governance expert Dr...

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