South Sudan Opposition Groups Reject Peace Proposal
Opposition groups, including the SPLM-IO and the South Sudan Opposition Alliance, say the proposal from the East African development bloc, IGAD, does not address the root causes of the conflict and gives the current government far more positions in a future transitional government.
Destruction is evident in Malakal, once South Sudan's second city but now largely deserted. More than 24,000 people now live in a UN protected camp on the outskirts of the town.
South Sudan: Bishop Warns Delegates Against Spoiling Peace Talks
CISA, 22 May 2018
Bishop John Jok Chol of Akobo Diocese of South Sudan has warned delegates against spoiling peace talks cautioning politicians against making the forum a project to benefit… Read more »
South Sudan: Little Progress On Peace Talks
New Democrat, 22 May 2018
After four days of closed-door negotiations at the high-level peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, a South Sudan government official said warring parties in South Sudan… Read more »
ACNS, 23 May 2018
The Anglican Archbishop of South Sudan has led five days of mediated peace talks between the warring parties in South Sudan. The talks reached agreement on three of the 11 demands… Read more »
The much-delayed peace talks are scheduled to pick up again later this week in Addis Ababa. However, analysts are saying that diplomatic efforts won't succeed unless East African ... Read more »