Tag Archives: South Sudan peace deal

30 September 19

South Sudan tells UN it’s ‘heading towards lasting peace and stability’

South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Deng Gai told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday that his country is “heading towards lasting peace and stability.”

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20 May 19

South Sudan: Parties sued over unity government delay

South Sudan’s warring leaders are being sued by a group of more than 300 civil society groups after delaying the formation of a unity government.

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16 May 19

South Sudan: President warns against planned protests

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned organisers calling for protests on Thursday that any attempt to seize power will be met with “violent resistance”.

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06 May 19

South Sudan: Parties agree 6-month delay on unity government

South Sudan’s ruling party and leading opposition group have agreed to delay the formation of a unity government by six months.

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30 April 19

South Sudan hires US lobbyists to block war crimes court

South Sudan’s government has hired US lobbyists to help it reverse sanctions imposed by the US and prevent the establishment of a court that would prosecute those guilty of committing war crimes in the country.

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23 April 19

South Sudan: President urges rebel leader to return, implement peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon rebel leader Riek Machar to the country and implement a peace deal signed last year.

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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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26 October 18

South Sudan release five political prisoners

South Sudan released five political prisoners on Thursday although none of them appear to be senior rebel officials whose release is required by the country’s tentative peace deal.

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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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28 September 18

South Sudan President orders army to abide by ceasefire following skirmishes

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the army and security forces to fully observe the country’s ceasefire, following a number of breaches in parts of the country.

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