Peace Remains Elusive in South Sudan

Hopes for an end to the nearly five-year civil war has been deflated after rebels have rejected a new peace deal that according to the government had been agreed to by both sides.

 



  • South Sudan:  Rebels Reject New Peace Deal

    VOA, 10 July 2018

    South Sudanese rebels have rejected a new peace deal that according to the government had been agreed to by both sides. The news has deflated hopes for an end to South Sudan's… Read more »

Civilians fleeing Kajo Keji county, toward the southern border with Uganda

  • South Sudan:  7th Anniversary Overshadowed by Rejected Peace Plan

    VOA, 10 July 2018

    The seventh anniversary of South Sudan’s independence Monday was overshadowed by the latest setback in peace talks to end the country’s civil war. Read more »

  • South Sudan:  Rivals Agree On Power Sharing

    Radio Dabanga, 9 July 2018

    On Saturday, Foreign Minister El Dirdeiri Ahmed announced that the parties to the conflict in South Sudan reached an agreement on power sharing. Former vice-president and… Read more »

  • South Sudan:  Role of Refugees in Peace Process

    ISS, 9 July 2018

    Today, 9 July, marks the seventh anniversary of South Sudan's independence, more than four years of which have been marred by conflict. Disagreement between President Salva Kiir… Read more »

  • South Sudan:  Kiir's Term Extension Threatens Peace Deal

    Nation, 9 July 2018

    Just days after the signing of a long-awaited peace pact between warring South Sudan factions, there are doubts if the ceasefire will hold. Read more »

  • South Sudan:  No Freedom for Kids at War

    CAJ News, 9 July 2018

    SOUTH Sudan, the world's youngest country, is commemorating its seventh year of independence amid concern over the future of 19 000 children recruited as soldiers. Read more »

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