South Sudan President Reaches Out to Opposition
President Salva Kirr is under intense pressure from the international community to prove that the National Dialogue he initiated in December 2016 is capable of saving the country from the escalating violence.
A South Sudanese escort truck at Elegu (file photo).
Radio Dabanga, 30 April 2017
According to the UN Secretary-General's most recent report on Abyei, the humanitarian situation has remained relatively stable. Nevertheless, the people in the contested area,… Read more »
RFI, 28 April 2017
Civil society leaders from South Sudan travelled to Addis Ababa this week to meet with the new African Union chief and demand a more concerted effort to stop fighting in the… Read more »
South Sudan: Aid Workers Flee South Sudan Conflict
CAJ News, 28 April 2017
AID workers are among 25 000 people that have fled renewed fighting between government and rebel forces in villages north of South Sudan. They have been displaced from Tonga and… Read more »
South Sudan: MSF Evacuates International Staff in Upper Nile
VOA, 1 May 2017
Doctors Without Borders said it has evacuated international staff from two towns in South Sudan because of intense fighting between the army and rebel groups. Read more »
The U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has told the security council that the warring parties do not have the political will to end the conflict. Haley calls for further ... Read more »