South Sudan Conflict Five Years on
On 15 December 2013, conflict broke out in the world's youngest nation. In September 2018, President Salva Kiir and opposition leaders, including Riek Machar, signed an agreement and codified a peace process, reinvigorating the hopes for a secure and stable nation.
Norwegian Refugee Council, 13 December 2018
Since 2013, South Sudan has been plagued by armed conflicts marked by widespread sexual violence, forced displacements and food insecurity. The Norwegian Refugee Council calls for… Read more »
ENOUGH, 14 December 2018
The Sentry welcomes the announcement today by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that it has sanctioned three individuals, Gregory… Read more »
South Sudan gained its independence five years ago with much fanfare.
IPS, 30 November 2018
South Sudan is facing one of the worst displacement crises in the world today. More than half of the population is food insecure and, if not for international humanitarian aid, the… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 6 December 2018
The South Sudanese journalist Josephine Achiro Fortelo has long fought for press freedom in her homeland. Her work has now been recognized with the Johann Philipp Palm Award for… Read more »
Africa's newest and 54th state, South Sudan, has seen an increase in political turmoil, famine, fighting over oil, violence and allegations of rape and killing of women and ... Read more »