Tag Archives: South Sudan

18 June 19

South Sudan: More than 60 per cent facing severe hunger

A record number of people in South Sudan are facing severe hunger, according to a joint report from the government and multiple United Nations agencies.

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03 June 19

South Sudan criticises sanctions renewal, says it threatens peace

South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.

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30 May 19

UN renews sanctions, arms embargo against South Sudan

The United Nations (UN) has extended sanctions against South Sudan, including an arms embargo, for another year.

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28 May 19

South Sudan: Japan & WHO donate six ambulances to boost health services

The government of Japan and the World Health Organization (WHO) have donated six ambulances to South Sudan.

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20 May 19

South Sudan: Parties sued over unity government delay

South Sudan’s warring leaders are being sued by a group of more than 300 civil society groups after delaying the formation of a unity government.

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16 May 19

South Sudan: President warns against planned protests

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned organisers calling for protests on Thursday that any attempt to seize power will be met with “violent resistance”.

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11 May 19

South Sudan president: Unity government could be delayed by 1 year

South Sudan President Salva Kiir says the formation of a unity government in the country could be delayed by a year.

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06 May 19

South Sudan: Parties agree 6-month delay on unity government

South Sudan’s ruling party and leading opposition group have agreed to delay the formation of a unity government by six months.

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01 May 19

Rights group calls on South Sudan to investigate 2017 activist

Rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in South Sudan to investigate the killing of two outspoken activists in 2017.

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30 April 19

South Sudan hires US lobbyists to block war crimes court

South Sudan’s government has hired US lobbyists to help it reverse sanctions imposed by the US and prevent the establishment of a court that would prosecute those guilty of committing war crimes in the country.

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