US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called South Sudan’s government an “unfit partner” on Wednesday, amid failed efforts to implement a ceasefire.
South Sudan’s former army chief has called on President Salva Kiir to step down to prevent the country from sliding into further political chaos, according to a diplomat.
An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s warring political opponents last month says both sides have violated the agreement.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has promised his government will comply with the country’s ceasefire and do everything it can to establish peace in 2018.
South Sudan’s government and rebel groups have signed a cease-fire agreement during peace talks held in Ethiopia this week.
Rebels in South Sudan killed four rebels on Sunday ahead of peace talks aimed at getting the countries peace process back on track.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the mass exodus of South Sudanese refugees to Uganda is the result of a ‘social media conspiracy’ against the government.
The director of South Sudan’s state television has been arrested for failing to air a live broadcast of President Salva Kiir’s Independence Day speech.
South Sudan President Salva Kirr made several changes to the country’s army on Monday night – including major leadership changes.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir said on Friday that sacked army chief Paul Malong was ” in a fighting mood” when he last spoke to the military official.
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