Tag Archives: South Sudan

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.

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.

17 July 17

South Sudan: Director jailed for not airing president speech

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.

03 July 17

US pledges $630m aid to Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria

The United States announced on Saturday more than $630 million in aid for Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

02 July 17

South Sudan: Cholera outbreak could kill thousands, officials say

Doctors, aid workers and officials in South Sudan are warning of a cholera outbreak that could kill thousands of people in the world’s youngest nation.

02 June 17

South Sudan: Soldiers accused of rape and murder stand trial

A group of South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing one man have appeared in front of a military court in Juba.

24 May 17

UN: South Sudan guilty of killing civilians, possible war crimes

The UN on Friday accused South Sudanese soldiers of killing over 100 civilians and other atrocities that may constitute war crimes during the second half of last year.

22 May 17

Does South Sudan have what it takes to find peace?

The political landscape in South Sudan is always subject to change, but there’s one constant: conflict. The country’s brief six-year history as an independent state has been turbulent, to say the least. After gaining independence from Sudan in 2011, the
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21 May 17

South Sudan: President restructures nation’s army

South Sudan President Salva Kirr made several changes to the country’s army on Monday night – including major leadership changes.

15 May 17

South Sudan: President says ousted army chief “in a fighting mood”

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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