Tag Archives: South Sudan crisis

16 March 18

UN threatens South Sudan with arms embargo

The United Nations has demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan, warning the country’s warring political sides it will consider an arms embargo if violations of a ceasefire continue.

12 March 18

South Sudan leaders using oil to fund war, new report says

A new report from the Sentry claims to offer fresh insights into how South Sudan’s elite is using oil to fund the country’s ongoing civil conflict.

18 February 18

Half of South Sudan’s population in need of food aid

Half of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency food aid, according to humanitarian group CARE.

26 January 18

US ambassador calls South Sudan’s government ‘unfit partner’

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.

01 December 17

South Sudan: 45 people killed in ethnic attack

At least 45 people were killed in South Sudan on Wednesday during an ethnic attack in the central Duk County.

22 November 17

Pope prays for peace in DRC, South Sudan

Pope Francis led a special prayer service at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Thursday evening, praying for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan.

09 November 17

UN: South Sudan government using food as a weapon of war

South Sudan’s government is using food as a weapon of war against civilians, according to a United Nations sanction monitors report, seen by Reuters last week.

30 August 17

South Sudan: President says ‘social media conspiracy’ drove refugees to Uganda

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.

28 August 17

South Sudan: UN envoy warns election could spark further violence

UN Special Envoy for South Sudan, Nicholas Haysom, warned on Thursday that the country risks falling further into violence if political issues aren’t resolved before elections are scheduled to take place next year.

22 August 17

UN: 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

The United Nations says Uganda is now home to more than one million South Sudanese refugees.


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