South Sudan Opposition Want All Issues Resolved Before New Govt
Puok Both Baluang, the opposition's deputy director of information and public relations says the rush to form the government on May 12 is uncalled for, asking for extension of the pre-transitional period. He said other outstanding issues like security arrangements, number of states and enactment of the constitution are as stated in the peace agreement are still unresolved.
Salva Kiir (right) abd Riek Machar (left)
Will Pope Francis' Kiss Bring Lasting Peace to South Sudan?
Nation, 21 April 2019
Under a fortnight ago, world media was abuzz with captivating images of Pope Francis down on his knees and kissing the feet of four South Sudanese leaders, namely President Salva… Read more »
River of Dollars Flowing From South Sudan Into Kenya, Uganda
East African, 21 April 2019
Kenya and Uganda have failed to stop the flow of illicit money through their economies and are now facing the risk of blacklisting by global financial regulators, a new report… Read more »
Peace Deal Holds, but Humanitarian Funding 'Ultimately Unsustainable,' Says Top UN Envoy
UN News, 8 March 2019
September's UN-backed South Sudan peace agreement is holding and has led to positive change, but tens of thousands of civilians in the war-weary nation are still reliant of… Read more »
At the end of the two-day meeting in the Vatican, Pope Francis told South Sudanese leaders to recognize the enormous shared responsibility they hold for the present and future of ... Read more »
A tweet by President Salva Kiir has sparked new hope for peace in the world's youngest nation, while neighbours Sudan, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia continue to push for end to the ... Read more »
Over 140,000 refugees who fled the country at the height of the civil war have returned home six months after a peace deal was signed between warring factions of President Salva ... Read more »