South Sudan President Salva Kiir has dissolved parliament, the latest move in line with the country’s peace process.
The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says the country’s peace process is “itching forward” albeit “frustratingly slowly”.
The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has appealed for the international community to remain focused on the country’s crisis as a tentative peace process continues to falter.
At least 80 people were killed over the weekend in South Sudan’s Warrap state during clashes between soldiers and civilians.
Fresh violence in South Sudan threatens to compromise the country’s struggling peace process.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says thousands of people in eastern South Sudan are fleeing violence despite growing optimism over the country’s peace process.
South Sudan’s rival leaders have formed a transitional coalition government in their latest effort to implement lasting peace after years of civil war.
The United States government has placed sanctions on South Sudan Vice President Taban Deng Gai over alleged human rights abuses.
The leader of South Sudan’s main opposition group Riek Machar has called for another six-month delay on implementing a unity government in another setback to the country’s peace process.
South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.