Will Entebbe Talks Deliver Peace to South Sudan?
President Salva Kiir and two factions of the warring parties have agreed to hold unification talks in preparation for the implementation of the Arusha peace agreement but other rebel groups have expressed scepticism.
Civilians fleeing Kajo Keji county, toward the southern border with Uganda
South Sudan: Leaders to Blame for Rising Tribalism, Says Priest
East African, 3 August 2017
South Sudan leaders are to blame for the increasing ethnic divide that has given rise to tribalism in the country, a Catholic prelate has said. Read more »
Radio Dabanga, 6 August 2017
Khartoum and Juba have extended humanitarian assistance from Sudan to South Sudan for another year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan… Read more »
South Sudan: Wife Claims Former Strongman is Under House Arrest
VOA, 8 August 2017
The wife of the former head of South Sudan's army says her husband has been under house arrest for months on the direct orders of President Salva Kiir. Read more »
South Sudan: Machar Political Future in Doubt As He's Isolated
East African, 8 August 2017
Regional leaders continue to shun South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar, who is believed to be under house arrest in South Africa. He fled South Sudan after fresh fighting broke out… Read more »