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.

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Sudan have denied reports they threatened to starve the country of funds unless the controversial 28 states decree was revoked.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

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.

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.

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.

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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