Tag Archives: South Sudan

21 May 18

UN: 210 child soldiers released in South Sudan

The United Nations says armed groups in South Sudan have released 210 child soldiers as it continues to push for the release of all children fighting in the country’s civil war.

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18 May 18

South Sudan president calls on security forces to stop killing citizens

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon security forces in the country to stop robbing and killing civilians.

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08 May 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO rejoins ruling party as president asks Machar to return

South Sudan’s First Vice President and former rebel Taban Deng Gai on Monday formally merged his party with the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM).

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03 May 18

South Sudan’s child soldiers are struggling to fit back into society

More than 500 child soldiers have been freed in South Sudan this year as pressure on the country’s government and rebel groups to end the recruitment of children increases. In April, 112 boys and 95 girls took part in a
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01 May 18

What has South Sudan gained from independence?

As South Sudan’s peace process continues to fail and the international community debates which course of action to take, the number of people killed or forced to leave their homes only rises. Meanwhile, the reports of horrific human rights abuses
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24 April 18

South Sudan: Attacks on health facilities increasing, report says

A new report published by the New York-based Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict says attacks on medical facilities and staff in South Sudan are on the rise.

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22 April 18

South Sudan army chief James Ajongo dies in Egypt

South Sudan’s army chief, General James Ajongo died in the Egyptian capital on Friday, the government has revealed.

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28 March 18

IGAD says South Sudan rebel leader Machar should be freed

The East African bloc IGAD says South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar should be released from house arrest in South Africa as soon as possible.

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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.

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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.

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