UN Sanctions South Sudan Officials
The Security Council has sanctioned Defence Minister Kuol Manyang Juk over ceasefire violations, and Cabinet Affairs Minister Elia Lomoro for threatening journalists against critical coverage of the conflict.
Refugees at Pagirinya Refugee settlement in Adjumani, near Uganda’s border with South Sudan.
South Sudan: UN Sanctions South Sudan Defence Minister
Monitor, 27 May 2018
The UN Security Council (UNSC) has slapped sanctions against South Sudan defence minister Kuol Manyang Juk over ceasefire violations. Read more »
Nation, 28 May 2018
The splinter group led by former South Sudan Vice-President Riek Machar has welcomed Kenya's move to use opposition leader Raila Odinga in negotiations for peace in the troubled… Read more »
South Sudan: Govt Welcomes China's Peace Mediator Role
Focac, 28 May 2018
South Sudan welcomes China's role as a mediator in peace talks to end the civil war, a South Sudanese diplomat said Sunday. Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 29 May 2018
The British charity said people were falling ill from eating grass and weeds. A four-year civil war, poor harvests and rising food prices have been blamed for the widespread hunger… Read more »
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 ... 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 »