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Latest update : 2017-12-15

Exclusive video: South Sudan, a cursed land

For the past four years South Sudan has been torn apart by civil war – and the situation in the country is desperate. Famine rages across all conflict zones and the first victims are often displaced people. As battles are lost on the ground, families are forced to leave everything behind to try to survive. FRANCE 24 reporters Charles Emptaz and Olivier Jobard spoke to people in the eastern rebel-held Jonglei region as government troops led an offensive to take the regional capital of Waat.

In South Sudan, the rebels are desperately waiting for rain. The rainy season is coming soon, which should stop the advance of government tanks and troops who have taken control of Waat, the regional capital. The battle has led to an exodus of tens of thousands of civilians from the Nuer ethnic group, the main supporters of the rebels.

>> Report: 'South Sudan sinks deeper into civil war and famine'

Our reporters spoke to people in the east of the country in the state of Jonglei, around 10 kilometres from the front line.

>> Report: 'A rare look at both sides of the civil war in South Sudan'

By Charles EMPTAZ , Olivier JOBARD

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2018-06-14 Africa

Video: Fishing far from home, from Senegal to Brittany

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2018-06-08 Europe

Video: Meeting Russia’s World Cup volunteers

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2018-05-25 May 68

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2018-05-18 Middle East

Beyond the conflict: Reporter's notebook in modern-day Israel

Israel regularly makes headlines, but there is more to the country than the conflict with the Palestinians. FRANCE 24 reports from a young but highly developed nation, a holy...

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2018-05-11 Middle East

Video: Stateless in Palestine

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