South Sudan's Kirr Fires Army Boss, Finance Minister
President Salva Kiir has dismissed the country's army commander Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau, without any reasons being given for the decision.
South Sudan soldiers on patrol. The war has left a wide divide between tribes.
South Sudan: European Union Ready to Impose Arms Ban
East African, 8 March 2018
The European Union (EU) is ready to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan if the parties to the conflict disregard the peace deal, an official said. Read more »
IPS, 5 March 2018
When Mandelena became a mother, she was only 16. During the prolonged dry season in Gwor County, South Sudan, her community saw crops failing and cattle dying. Children stopped… Read more »
South Sudan: Govt Orders Shutdown of UN Radio
East African, 9 March 2018
The South Sudan Media Authority (SSMA) has ordered the closure of the United Nations-owned Radio Miraya citing failure to comply with broadcasting regulations. Read more »
VOA, 13 March 2018
U.N. investigators are calling for justice in light of separate reports to the United Nations Human Rights Council describing widespread and gross violations of human rights in… Read more »
The Inter-governmental Authority on Development mediating in the peace talks say penalties will also include travel bans within the region and denial of the supply of arms and ... Read more »