South Sudan Warring Factions Sign Ceasefire

The agreement signed during talks in Ethiopia pledges that all parties will end hostilities; freeze military positions; and release prisoners of war, political detainees, and abducted women and children. 



War widows at the Palorinya refugee camp (file photo).

  • South Sudan:   Govt, Rebel Groups Sign Ceasefire

    African Union, 21 December 2017

    21 December 2017: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the signing by the South Sudanese parties of an Agreement on Cessation of… Read more »

  • South Sudan:   South Sudan - a Nation Tormented By a Crisis

    IPS, 14 December 2017

    I come from Panyijar County, South Sudan, just south of where famine was declared in February this year and one of thousands of places badly hit by the conflict which enters its… Read more »

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