Former South Sudan Military Chief Seeks Asylum
In a letter to various international agencies, former chief of staff General Paul Malong says he wants the Juba administration to allow him and his guards to leave Uganda safely.
South Sudan's former Chief of General Staff, Gen Paul Awan Malong and President Salva Kiir.
VOA, 10 November 2017
South Sudan’s former army chief of staff, General Paul Malong, who has been held under house arrest by the Kiir administration since May, has been freed. Read more »
South Sudan: An Open Letter to President Salva Kiir
Fahamu, 9 November 2017
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir seems to have failed to hold together Africa's newest nation. The citizens are under attack by rebel groups and undisciplined government… Read more »
South Sudan: Hunger Rises in 'Man-Made Tragedy'
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 6 November 2017
More than 1.1 mln children under five children are forecast to be malnourished in 2018 including nearly 300,000 "at a heightened risk of death" Read more »
Civilians at the border say they are stuck between facing food shortages in the Ugandan refugee camp or going back to their homes to face gunmen. Read more »