South Sudan Minister of Petroleum has said the flow of oil into Sudan will continue despite the political upheaval currently taking place there.
Sexual violence has become so common in South Sudan that mothers in the country are teaching their daughters how to survive being raped, according to Yasmin Sooka, chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights.
South Sudan’s leading rebel group is calling for added pressure to be placed on President Salva Kiir to provide funds for implementing the country’s fragile peace process.
Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed met with South Sudan leader Salva Kiir on Monday for high-level talks regarding the country’s peace process.
Three United Nations agencies say more than half of South Sudan’s population is facing extreme hunger.
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that thousands of civilians in South Sudan have been fleeing fresh outbreaks of violence in Equatoria state.
United Nations (UN) investigators say levels of sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state are increasing, despite a peace deal between armed groups in the country.
South Sudan has been described as “a hijacked state” and a “violent kleptocracy” in a condemning new report from the Enough Project.
South Sudan’s oil minister says the country will return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020.
South Sudan has resumed pumping oil in the former Unity state for the first time in five years.