Tag Archives: South Sudan peace deal

10 August 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Fires Ministers Allied to Machar

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.

04 August 16

South Sudan: Would an Arms Embargo Aid Peace?

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
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31 July 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Sacks Machar Once Again

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has once again sacked his deputy, Riek Machar.

25 July 16

South Sudan: President Asks Machar to Return to Juba

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has asked deputy Riek Machar to confirm his return to Juba in the next 48 hours.

12 July 16

South Sudan Leaders Order Ceasefire

South Sudan’s President Slava Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar have ordered a ceasefire between their rival forces.

23 June 16

South Sudan Pound Weakens Further Against US Dollar

The South Sudanese pound has weakened further against the US dollar as the war-torn country’s economy continues to deteriorate.

23 June 16

Troika Nations Deny Threat to Stop South Sudan Funds

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Sudan have denied reports they threatened to starve the country of funds unless the controversial 28 states decree was revoked.

07 June 16

South Sudan to Review 28 States

South Sudan has announced it will review its controversial 28 states system after meetings between the presidency and main opposition.

18 May 16

South Sudan: Famine Looms As Violence Continues

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.

09 May 16

South Sudan: Machar Calls For Forgiveness As Clashes Continue

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.


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