Tag Archives: South Sudan peace deal

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.

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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.

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Sudan have denied reports they threatened to starve the country of funds unless the controversial 28 states decree was revoked.

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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.

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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.

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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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30 April 16

South Sudan Forms Transitional Government

South Sudan’s reunited leaders have established a long-awaited transitional government as part of the nation’s peace process.

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29 April 16

US Pledges $90m to South Sudan on Condition of Peace

The US has pledged an extra $90m of aid to South Sudan following the arrival of Riek Machar, but threatened fresh sanctions if the country’s reunited leaders fail to establish peace.

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28 April 16

South Sudan: Machar Sworn in as First Vice President

South Sudan’s armed opposition leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as the country’s First Vice President following his return to the capital.

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27 April 16

South Sudan: Riek Machar Arrives in Juba

South Sudan’s main opposition leader and vice president Riek Machar has arrived in the capital.

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