Tag Archives: South Sudan Civil War

23 February 19

South Sudan: More than half of nation facing food crisis

Three United Nations agencies say more than half of South Sudan’s population is facing extreme hunger.

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19 February 19

UN reports fresh violence in South Sudan

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that thousands of civilians in South Sudan have been fleeing fresh outbreaks of violence in Equatoria state.

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18 February 19

UN: Sexual violence surging in South Sudan’s Unity state

United Nations (UN) investigators say levels of sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state are increasing, despite a peace deal between armed groups in the country.

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14 February 19

South Sudan ‘a hijacked state’ new report says

South Sudan has been described as “a hijacked state” and a “violent kleptocracy” in a condemning new report from the Enough Project.

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11 February 19

South Sudan to reach pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020

South Sudan’s oil minister says the country will return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020.

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27 January 19

South Sudan resumes oil production in former Unity state

South Sudan has resumed pumping oil in the former Unity state for the first time in five years.

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30 October 18

WFP: Violence in South Sudan blocking food aid

The World Food Programme (WFP) says ongoing violence in South Sudan is blocking deliveries of food aid, despite a peace deal signed last month.

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23 October 18

South Sudan: Rebel group accuses SPLM-IO of ceasefire violation

Members of South Sudanese rebel group the Federal Democratic Party (FDP) have accused Riek Machar’s Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) of violating the country’s ceasefire.

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19 October 18

UN calls for the release of hundreds of abducted girls in South Sudan

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for the release of hundreds of South Sudanese civilians kidnapped by opposition forces.

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06 August 18

South Sudan: Leaders sign new peace deal to end 5 years of civil war

South Sudan’s rival leaders have signed a power-sharing deal to bring an end to five years of civil war in the world’s youngest nation.

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