South Sudan Conflict Driving Children Onto the Streets - UN
Hunger, fuelled by a protracted civil war and a failed economy, has pushed children like 12-year-old Malit into labour or life on the streets, according to a report by the UN.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 13 February 2018
In the capital Juba, up to 3,000 children live on the street, and that number is increasing daily Read more »
Child refugees (file photo).
Deutsche Welle, 12 February 2018
Roughly 19,000 children are still part of armed groups today in South Sudan. On the international day against the use of child soldiers, we spoke to UNICEF about the future of… Read more »
South Sudan: Vested Interests Could Stifle U.S. Arms Embargo
East African, 10 February 2018
The US government's hope on Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan to lead the way in enforcing an arms embargo against South Sudan will be tested by deeply rooted vested interests in… Read more »
South Sudan: South Sudan Arms Embargo 'Weakens' Salva Kiir
Atlantic Council, 2 February 2018
The US arms embargo on South Sudan not only sends a strong signal to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, but ultimately “weakens his ability to hold on to power by… Read more »
VOA, 14 February 2018
Hundreds of residents of the Jonglei State capital of Bor are sleeping under the stars after local authorities demolished their houses Tuesday to make way for new roads. Read more »
It is the first release of children by any armed group in more than year - a process that is expected to see at least 700 children freed in the coming weeks. Read more »