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.
Four soldiers have been killed in a clash near the shared border between South Sudan and Uganda with both countries losing two soldiers each.
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.
At least 80 people were killed over the weekend in South Sudan’s Warrap state during clashes between soldiers and civilians.
A group of armed men believed to be from South Sudan’s Greater Pibor Administrative Area stormed a village in Bor County on Monday, killing more than a dozen civilians.
The United Nations says two aid workers and four other people were killed by a group of armed attackers in South Sudan earlier this week.
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.
South Sudan’s rival leaders have reached a landmark deal to determine the selection of governors for the nation’s 10 states.
Fresh violence in South Sudan threatens to compromise the country’s struggling peace process.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says thousands of people in eastern South Sudan are fleeing violence despite growing optimism over the country’s peace process.