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17 Jul 2014 description

A cholera outbreak in South Sudan has claimed 60 lives and there are fears more people will die.

The disease is spreading beyond the nation's capital of Juba and into remote areas where it is difficult to get health care.

The sickness is described as just another symptom of the civil war, as many people live in internal displacement camps where the illness spreads quickly.

With heavy rains expected in South Sudan, the outbreak is expected to get worse.

26 Nov 2012 description

A new study has found the majority of refugees from Sudan who arrived in Australia over the past decade want to return home.

Many of those surveyed experienced isolation and reported being discriminated against, particularly when it came to employment and housing.

Nyok Gor is one of around 23,000 Sudanese refugees who fled to Australia over the past decade.

He arrived in late 2003 as one of the "lost boys of Sudan".

He began studying at university, but found it difficult to get work and accommodation.