South Sudan President Salva Kiir has fired at least four ministers loyal to former vice president Riek Machar, raising further questions about the country’s peace process.
After renewed violence ni South Sudan, the UN is once again calling for an arms embargo against the country. South Sudan has rejected the proposal, saying it would expose the country to further chaos. Uganda’s President Museveni is among the
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has once again sacked his deputy, Riek Machar.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has asked deputy Riek Machar to confirm his return to Juba in the next 48 hours.
South Sudan’s President Slava Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar have ordered a ceasefire between their rival forces.
The South Sudanese pound has weakened further against the US dollar as the war-torn country’s economy continues to deteriorate.
A group of major donors to South Sudan have denied reports they threatened to starve the country of funds unless the controversial 28 states decree was revoked.
South Sudan has announced it will review its controversial 28 states system after meetings between the presidency and main opposition.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned more than 5 million people – almost half the population – in South Sudan could face acute hunger over the next few months.
South Sudan’s First Vice-President Riek Machar has called on the people of South Sudan to forgive one another for the sake of peace, as rival sides continue to clash in the country.