President Salva Kiir says that implementation of the revitalized peace agreement still faces many challenges, largely because of the international community's wait-and-see stance.
Kiir Blames Outsiders for Peace Deal Inaction
VOA, 8 February 2019
South Sudan President Salva Kiir said Thursday that implementation of the revitalized peace agreement still faced many challenges, largely because of the international community's… Read more »
Civilians fleeing Kajo Keji county, toward the southern border with Uganda
Alarm Over Military Build-Up in the Country
Nation, 31 January 2019
The South Sudan peace monitoring agency has expressed concern over the military build-up in Yei River State in Central Equatoria. Read more »
Bolstering The Country's Peace Deal
ICG, 28 January 2019
Amid growing regional unrest, a fragile peace deal brokered between the warring parties in South Sudan has not won a broader political settlement. In this excerpt from our Watch… Read more »
South Sudanese Rebels Release Child Soldiers
CAJ News, 4 February 2019
REBEL groups have released some 68 children they used as fighters during the ongoing civil war in South Sudan. Read more »
Nine Killed in Renewed Fighting
Nation, 5 February 2019
At least nine people were killed in fresh clashes in Amadi State in South Sudan's Western Equatoria, officials said. Read more »
20,000 South Sudan Refugees Return Home From Uganda - UNHCR
Monitor, 7 February 2019
The UN refugee agency on Wednesday said that over 20,000 South Sudanese refugees have voluntarily returned home from Uganda following recent peace efforts in the country. Read more »
Conditions Improving in South Sudan - UNMISS Boss
The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan said there is reason to be hopeful that the country's transitional government will succeed. 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 »
Five years of civil war in the country has not only killed almost 400,000 people, they've also left a nation of traumatised survivors in their wake - millions of them displaced and ... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
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