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Trucks pile at Elegu border following protests in South Sudan

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Hundreds of trucks have piled up at Elegu border point in Elegu town council, Amuru district following violence that erupted across the South Sudan border town of Nimule on Monday. Traffic came to a standstill for the better part of Monday after angry locals staged …

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Rape, extortion frustrate Uganda-South Sudan traders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Female traders involved in cross border trade between Uganda-South Sudan have raised a red flag on sexual violence and extortion at security checkpoints along the Nimule-Juba highway. The women say they are sexually assaulted by armed security personnel along Elegu and Nimule borders. The conduct …

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