South Sudan’s two-time former vice president has fled the country again after recent violence in the capital, Juba.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has threatened to replace Vice-President Riek Machar, according to reports.
Following the latest armed clashes in Juba, South Sudan’s status as a failed state seems confirmed. A ceasefire order from President Kiir just about prevented all-out civil war last week. But the extent of violence seen in the capital recently
South Sudan’s government has accused international donors of failing to support the nation’s peace process.
The United States and Britain have both pledged to support an African Union (AU) effort to establish a war crimes court in South Sudan.
The United Nations has unanimously voted to renew and extend sanctions against the country of South Sudan.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has given the green light to high-level talks that could lift the state of emergency declaration for the Upper Nile Region.