Tag Archives: South Sudan

23 November 21

Sudan And South Sudan Agree to Open Border After Nearly 11 Years

Sudan and South Sudan, two countries that were one not so long ago, have announced they will open up their borders after 11 years. The decision came after a high-level diplomatic meeting between the two countries held in Juba. The
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04 October 21

As East African terrorism moves West, the DRC is in the spotlight

A recent raid on a terrorist cell in Sudan’s capital Khartoum with suspected links to ISIS (also referred to as Daesh) is throwing once again a limelight on East Africa’s persistent problem with terrorism and the high price in blood
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09 May 21

South Sudan: President Kiir dissolves parliament in step towards peace

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has dissolved parliament, the latest move in line with the country’s peace process.

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23 April 21

EU announces €43.5 million fund for South Sudan food crisis

The EU has announced a new funding package worth €43.5 ($51 million) to help South Sudan deal with one of the worst food shortages in its history.

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14 April 21

HRW: S. Sudan government reshuffle rewards rights abusers

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says South Sudan’s government reshuffle emboldens rights abusers in the country by promoting a top official accused of ongoing human rights abuses.

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03 March 21

UN: South Sudan peace process slowly ‘itching forward’

The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says the country’s peace process is “itching forward” albeit “frustratingly slowly”.

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15 December 20

UNMISS: Keep focus in South Sudan peace process

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.

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29 October 20

South Sudan: 4 killed in skirmish near Ugandan border

Four soldiers have been killed in a clash near the shared border between South Sudan and Uganda with both countries losing two soldiers each.

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29 August 20

South Sudan: Residents protest against oil fields

Residents living near South Suda’s Palouch and Melut oil fields in Upper Nile state are protesting against the environmental and health damage caused by the two facilities.

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11 August 20

South Sudan: 80 killed in Warrap state inter-communal clashes

At least 80 people were killed over the weekend in South Sudan’s Warrap state during clashes between soldiers and civilians.

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