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14 February 19

South Sudan ‘a hijacked state’ new report says

South Sudan has been described as “a hijacked state” and a “violent kleptocracy” in a condemning new report from the Enough Project.

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11 February 19

South Sudan to reach pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020

South Sudan’s oil minister says the country will return to pre-war oil production levels by mid-2020.

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27 January 19

South Sudan resumes oil production in former Unity state

South Sudan has resumed pumping oil in the former Unity state for the first time in five years.

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04 January 19

South Sudan’s rape crisis is shockingly unremarkable

According to new figures from the United Nations, over 1,100 people have suffered sexual violence in South Sudan this year, the highest figure since 2015. Pramila Patten, the UN’s senior-most expert, says rape and abuse is being used by both government
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04 December 18

South Sudan: More than 150 women abused in spate of sexual violence

More than 150 women in South Sudan have been treated in South Sudan for rape and sexual abuse over the past 12 days, according to the United Nations.

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07 November 18

UN: Thousands of child soldiers still in South Sudan military camps

The United Nations has warned that thousands of child soldiers in South Sudan remain in military camps, unlikely to be freed due to a lack of funds for aid agencies fighting for their release.

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05 November 18

South Sudan to mediate in peace talks for Sudanese conflict zones

South Sudan President Salva Kiir will mediate peace talks over the Sudanese border regions of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, Sudanese officials confirmed on Sunday.

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31 October 18

South Sudan: Fresh peace deal signed as Riek Machar returns to Juba

South Sudan’s leaders have signed a fresh peace deal as Riek Machar returns to Juba for the first time since he fled the capital more than two years ago.

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30 October 18

WFP: Violence in South Sudan blocking food aid

The World Food Programme (WFP) says ongoing violence in South Sudan is blocking deliveries of food aid, despite a peace deal signed last month.

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26 October 18

South Sudan release five political prisoners

South Sudan released five political prisoners on Thursday although none of them appear to be senior rebel officials whose release is required by the country’s tentative peace deal.

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