Tag Archives: South Sudan peace deal

24 June 20

South Sudan: UN highlights COVID-19 and violence threat to peace process

The United Nations has raised concerns over the threat of the coronavirus outbreak and an increase in violence across South Sudan as a “twin-threat” to the country’s struggling peace process.

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21 June 20

South Sudan leaders agree landmark deal over control of states

South Sudan’s rival leaders have reached a landmark deal to determine the selection of governors for the nation’s 10 states.

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08 March 20

South Sudan: Fresh violence prompts peace deal fears

Fresh violence in South Sudan threatens to compromise the country’s struggling peace process.

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21 December 19

South Sudan: Kiir and Machar agree to form unity government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a transitional government in February, even if they fail to resolve ongoing political disputes.

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16 December 19

South Sudan: $40m allocated to integrating rebel forces

South Sudan’s government has allocated $40 million in funds to integrate rebel forces into the national army.

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27 November 19

South Sudan: US recalls ambassador after unity government delay

The United States has recalled its ambassador for South Sudan after the country’s leaders one again failed to form a unity government.

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22 October 19

South Sudan: UN calls on leaders to speed up peace process

The United Nations is calling upon South Sudan’s leaders to speed up action on the country’s tentative peace deal.

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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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