Tag Archives: South Sudan

16 January 18

South Sudan: Ex-army chief calls for Kiir to step down

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.

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14 January 18

South Sudan: Ceasefire broken by both sides, monitors say

An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s warring political opponents last month says both sides have violated the agreement.

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12 January 18

South Sudan investigating suspected Viral Haemorrhagic Fever outbreak

South Sudan is investigating a potential outbreak of viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF) in Yirol East County and Eastern Lakes State.

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28 December 17

South Sudan refugees flee to DRC amid latest violence

South Sudanese citizens are fleeing to the Democratic Republic of Congo amid the latest clashes between government troops and rebel forces.

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27 December 17

South Sudan: Salva Kiir promises peace in 2018

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.

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27 December 17

DRC on the lookout for rebels among South Sudan refugees

The Democratic Republic of Congo is arresting anyone suspected of being a South Sudanese rebel fighters as refugees from the neighbouring country pour in.

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25 December 17

South Sudan: Rivals clash hours after ceasefire signed

South Sudan’s army and rebel fighters have accused each other of violating a ceasefire agreed by both sides, just hours after it came into effect.

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21 December 17

South Sudan: Rivals agree cease-fire for Christmas Eve

South Sudan’s government and rebel groups have signed a cease-fire agreement during peace talks held in Ethiopia this week.

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18 December 17

South Sudan: Army squeezes rebel forces as peace talks begin

South Sudan’s army captured a rebel headquarters in Lasu on Monday as fresh peace talks began in Ethiopia, which aim to bring the country’s four-year civil conflict to an end.

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15 December 17

How long will the world let South Sudan’s government trivialise human rights?

On Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on South Sudan’s government to stop delaying the creation of a hybrid court to deal with human rights violations during the country’s civil conflict. “Four years into the conflict, both parties continue to
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