Tag Archives: South Sudan Civil War

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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01 August 18

South Sudan arrests government critic, wife says

Authorities in South Sudan have arrested a prominent economist and government critic, according to his wife.

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23 July 18

White House says South Sudan lacks leadership required to deliver peace

The White House has expressed doubts over South Sudan’s ability to implement lasting peace, suggesting the country lacks the leadership required to bring an end to its ongoing conflict.

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30 June 18

South Sudan ceasefire violated hours after implementation

South Sudan’s latest peace deal broke down on Saturday when government troops clashed with rebel forces, hours after a “permanent” ceasefire was implemented.

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27 June 18

South Sudan: Salva Kiir and Riek Macher sign peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Macher have signed a peace deal after talks initially broke down last week.

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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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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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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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