Tag Archives: South Sudan

08 March 20

South Sudan: Fresh violence prompts peace deal fears

Fresh violence in South Sudan threatens to compromise the country’s struggling peace process.

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04 March 20

MSF: Thousands flee violence in eastern South Sudan

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says thousands of people in eastern South Sudan are fleeing violence despite growing optimism over the country’s peace process.

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26 February 20

South Sudan leaders form coalition government

South Sudan’s rival leaders have formed a transitional coalition government in their latest effort to implement lasting peace after years of civil war.

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19 February 20

Locust invasion reaches South Sudan as crisis expands

Swarms of desert locusts that are already destroying swathes of crops across East Africa have now reached crisis-stricken South Sudan.

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14 February 20

South Sudan: Academic suspended over opinion piece

A renowned academic in South Sudan has been suspended over the publication of an opinion piece on the issue of states and their boundaries in the country.

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05 February 20

South Sudan: UN welcomes release of kidnapped women, children

The United Nations has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children abducted by South Sudan’s leading opposition group.

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24 January 20

Somalia, South Sudan named world’s most corrupt countries

Somalia has been named as the world’s most corrupt country in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

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09 January 20

South Sudan: US places sanctions against vice president

The United States government has placed sanctions on South Sudan Vice President Taban Deng Gai over alleged human rights abuses.

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28 December 19

South Sudan President set to pardon prisoners

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the release of a number of prisoners following the inspection of an inmate facility in Juba.

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28 December 19

South Sudan: Another pipeline break causes environmental, health problems

An oil pipeline break in South Sudan is causing environmental damage and health problem, just two months after the rupture of another pipeline in the same region.

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