South Sudan President Announces Truce
President Salva Kirr has announced a unilateral cease-fire and says he would review the cases of political prisoners but the UN's top official in the country, David Shearer, has expressed some skepticism.
Children calling for peace in Malakal.
East Africa: Push South Sudan Into All-Inclusive Dialogue
Monitor, 24 May 2017
On Monday, South Sudan president Salva Kiir launched the National Dialogue for peace. The initiative was earlier delayed because there was intent to bring onto the negotiation as… Read more »
UN News, 24 May 2017
Despite "appalling conditions" in South Sudan, it is not too late to save more people from dying, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency said today, joining the World… Read more »