Tag Archives: South Sudan

15 September 17

South Sudan: Red Cross stops aid after staff member killed

The Red Cross has halted aid operations across a third of South Sudan after gunmen killed one of its staff members.

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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.

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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.

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24 August 17

EU doubles funding for South Sudan refugees

The European Union (UN) has doubled its funding for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which aims to improve the living conditions of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

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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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27 July 17

South Sudan: 9 killed in attack on bus convoy

Nine people have died in South Sudan after two buses travelling from Juba to Nimule were attacked on Wednesday.

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26 July 17

South Sudan: Government blocks access to independent websites

South Sudan’s government has blocked access to numerous independent news websites, according to internet users in the country.

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24 July 17

South Sudan: President declares state of emergency in four states

South Sudan President Salva Kirr has declared a three-month state of emergency in four states across the country.

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23 July 17

South Sudan: Donors end support for nation’s failed peace deal

Western donors are refusing to support South Sudan’s peace process any further, until a more credible agreement is put in place.

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22 July 17

South Sudan ready to accept UN regional peacekeeping force

South Sudan’s government says it is ready to accept a 4,000-troop regional peacekeeping force, as part of the United Nation’s efforts in the world’s youngest nation.

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