South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon rebel leader Riek Machar to the country and implement a peace deal signed last year.
South Sudan has been described as “a hijacked state” and a “violent kleptocracy” in a condemning new report from the Enough Project.
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.
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.
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.
South Sudan’s leading rebel group has accused government forces of attacking its defensive positions, days after both parties signed the “final final” draft of a peace deal aimed at bringing an end to the country’s five-year civil war.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar have signed the final version of a peace deal that promises to end the country’s brutal five-year civil war.
A Sudanese negotiator says South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has decided to sign the latest draft of a peace deal after refusing earlier this week.
South Sudan’s warring political rivals signed a power-sharing deal on Wednesday – the latest attempt to bring an end to the country’s five-year civil war.
South Sudan’s warring leaders have signed a power-sharing deal aimed at bringing an end to the country’s five-year civil war.