Tag Archives: South Sudan

28 March 18

IGAD says South Sudan rebel leader Machar should be freed

The East African bloc IGAD says South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar should be released from house arrest in South Africa as soon as possible.

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16 March 18

UN threatens South Sudan with arms embargo

The United Nations has demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan, warning the country’s warring political sides it will consider an arms embargo if violations of a ceasefire continue.

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12 March 18

South Sudan leaders using oil to fund war, new report says

A new report from the Sentry claims to offer fresh insights into how South Sudan’s elite is using oil to fund the country’s ongoing civil conflict.

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04 March 18

South Sudanese opposition leaders form coalition group

Leaders from nine opposition groups in South Sudan have formed a coalition group in a bid to accelerate the country’s struggling peace process.

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25 February 18

South Sudan: UN identifies military officials accused of war crimes

United Nations investigators say they have identified more than 40 South Sudanese military officials accused of committing war comes and crimes against humanity.

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22 February 18

Kenya warns citizens against travelling to South Sudan

The Kenyan government has warned citizens against travelling to parts of South Sudan where the worst cases of armed conflicts and ethnic violence have occurred during the last six months.

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18 February 18

Half of South Sudan’s population in need of food aid

Half of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency food aid, according to humanitarian group CARE.

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10 February 18

300 child soldiers released in South Sudan

More than 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, including 87 girls, the UN has said.

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07 February 18

South Sudan urged to end ‘nightmare’ as fresh peace talks open

South Sudan has been urged to put an end to its ongoing civil war as a new round of peace talks began in Ethiopia on Monday.

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07 February 18

These are the African elections to watch in 2018

In some ways, 2017 was a year to forget for African democracy. According to Freedom House, the decline of civil rights and democratic freedom continued across many African nations, contributing to what it’s calling democracy’s worst crisis in decades. Only Syria
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