Tag Archives: South Sudan

24 June 20

South Sudan: UN highlights COVID-19 and violence threat to peace process

The United Nations has raised concerns over the threat of the coronavirus outbreak and an increase in violence across South Sudan as a “twin-threat” to the country’s struggling peace process.

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21 June 20

South Sudan leaders agree landmark deal over control of states

South Sudan’s rival leaders have reached a landmark deal to determine the selection of governors for the nation’s 10 states.

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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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