The implementation of South Sudan's peace agreement has been delayed for a further six months but there are concerns that this leaves enough time for things to go wrong in a country where suspicions between the warring parties run deep.
Mutual Mistrust Stalls Peace Deal for a Further Six Months
East African, 19 May 2019
Now that the implementation of South Sudan's shaky peace agreement has officially been delayed by six months, worries are mounting that a half year leaves enough time for things to… Read more »
South Sudan gained its independence five years ago with much fanfare.
Don't Let Hawks Have the Last Laugh
East African, 18 May 2019
Despite intermittent lulls and some degree of rapprochement among the protagonists, the six-year-old conflict in South Sudan shows no sign of ending. Read more »
South Sudan Will Rise From the Ashes of Destruction
New Sudan Vision, 27 April 2019
The line of division among our tribes shall soon dissolve, and the season of silly politics that has poisoned us for so long shall also be a thing of the past. Read more »
What's Behind South Sudan's Delayed Peace Deal
The New Humanitarian, 15 May 2019
Salva Kiir Pledges Peace in Address to National Assembly
Nation, 14 May 2019
South Sudan President Salva Kiir says he has forgiven former vice president Riek Machar "in the spirit of our experience in Rome." Read more »
South Sudan Kiir Pledges Peace in Address to National Assembly
East African, 14 May 2019
Use Extension Time to Deliver Government, South Sudan Leaders Told
East African, 9 May 2019
A lobby group has urged South Sudan's warring parties to use the six-month delay agreed last week to deliver the formation of a unity government. Read more »
U.S. Wants to See Movement Towards Unity Government
Deutsche Welle, 9 May 2019
As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time… Read more »
Rival parties have temporarily salvaged prospects for peace, agreeing on a six-month deadline extension to allow for the formation of a unity government. However, the country's ... Read more »
Parties to the peace agreement have decided to delay the formation of a transitional government for six months, to ensure that critical pending tasks are finalized, the ... Read more »
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