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South Sudan frees UN journalist held for over 2 years without charge
The South Sudanese government on Friday freed a South Sudanese journalist working for a UN radio station after two and a half years of imprisonment, officials said. The post South Sudan frees UN...
[Vanguard] 26/05/2017
EU provides $12.9m for South Sudan aid
The European Commission (EC) on Friday said it had provided 12.9 million dollars to help save the lives of conflict-affected people in South Sudan. The WFP Representative and Country Director in South...
[Sun News] 26/05/2017
Sudan: Juba Rubbishes Bashir's Claims of Backing Sudan Rebels
[East African] South Sudanese authorities have dismissed claims of supporting rebels in Sudan, fighting to oust President Omar al-Bashir. Information minister Michael Makuei said the accusations by...
[AllAfrica] 26/05/2017
South Sudan denies presence of Darfur rebels in Raja
May 26, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan government said it is not aware of the alleged presence of the Sudanese rebels from the war-torn western region of Darfur in Raja, an administrative headquarters of...
[Sudan Tribune] 26/05/2017
EU contributes to WFP's life saving work in South Sudan
May 25, 2017 (JUBA) - The European Commission has reaffirmed its commitment to saving the lives of conflict-affected people in South Sudan with a US$ 12.9 (€11.9) million contribution to the...
[Sudan Tribune] 26/05/2017
Poaching, wildlife trafficking increasing in South Sudan: report
May 25, 2017 (JUBA) - Significant wildlife populations in war-torn South Sudan have so far survived, but poaching, commercial wildlife trafficking, illegal mining, timber harvesting and charcoal...
[Sudan Tribune] 26/05/2017
Meet the Queen of Dark! A black beauty model who is setting the internet on fire (PHOTOs).
Thursday, 25 May 2017 - Meet South Sudanese born model, Nyakim Gatwech, popularly known as Queen of Dark, whose photos have gone viral on social media. The US based South Sudanese beauty is making...
[Daily Post] 26/05/2017
South Sudan rebel leader awarded more ranks to SPLA-IO junior officers
May 25, 2017 (JUBA) – On Wednesday, South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar promoted several hundred officers from the ranks of Colonel and Brigadier Generals in the file of the Sudan People...
[Sudan Tribune] 26/05/2017
Kenya's Equity bank closes seven branches in S. Sudan
May 25, 2017 (JUBA) - Kenya's Equity Bank Group has announced the closure of seven of its branches operating in war-torn South Sudan over the deteriorating economy, weak currency and hyperinflation. ...
[Sudan Tribune] 26/05/2017
Last Japanese peacekeepers pull out of South Sudan
The last Japanese peacekeepers with a United Nations mission have left South Sudan.
[Today] 25/05/2017
South Sudan to step up border surveillance over Ebola fears
South Sudan will strengthen surveillance measures at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The Undersecretary in the Ministry of...
[Sun News] 25/05/2017
United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Famine, Violence, and Forced Displacement
Tens of millions of people are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the man-made crises in South Sudan, Nigeria, and Yemen - all of which are driven by violent conflict - and Somalia,...
[Nigerian Voice] 25/05/2017
Equity Bank Shuts Down Seven Branches In South Sudan
Equity Bank Shuts Down Seven Branches In South Sudan Equity Bank has revealed that it has reduced the number of branches in its South Sudan business from twelve to five citing a challenging business...
[Redpepper] 25/05/2017
South Sudan denies denies backing rebels fighting Khartoum government
South Sudan Government Spokesman and Information minister Michael Makuei. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP South Sudanese authorities have dismissed claims of supporting rebels in Sudan, fighting to oust...
[TNV] 25/05/2017
Munnayuganda ne banne basatu babatidde e South Sudan
Hamidu Kyazze 52, omutuuze mu Bokasa zooni e Bwaise ye yakubiddwa amasasi n’abantu abalala babiri ne bafa mu kafo akayitibwa Lanya. Akafo kano kasangibwa wakati wa Yeyi ne Juba nga baamukubidde mu...
[Bukedde] 25/05/2017
South Sudan: President Kiir Announces Truce, National Dialogue
[VOA] The U.N.'s top official in South Sudan says President Salva Kiir has formally launched a long-awaited national dialogue and declared a unilateral cessation of hostilities.
[AllAfrica] 25/05/2017
U.N official urges “common strategy” on South Sudan's political process
May 24, 2017 (NEW YORK) - The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has urged the Security Council to unite behind a common strategy for advancing the political...
[Sudan Tribune] 25/05/2017
South Sudan's warring factions urged to end violence
May 25, 2017 (JUBA) - All parties involved in the conflict in South Sudan must cease violence and work together to ensure that food and other lifesaving support can reach people to end famine and...
[Sudan Tribune] 25/05/2017
US, UK downplay significance of Kiir’s ceasefire announcement
Juba/New York, May 24, 2017 (SSNA) — The United States and the United Kingdom said South Sudan’s President recent declaration of the unilateral ceasefire is not new, saying Kiir is simply...
[South Sudan News Agency] 25/05/2017
Africa Day Call to Action on South Sudan
WASHINGTON � On Africa Day Thursday, about 3,000 young African leaders appealed to African heads of state to rescue South Sudan's 2015 peace agreement. The Archbishop Tutu fellows said in …
[Namibia News Digest] 25/05/2017
President Kiir axes Aweil governor
May 24, 2017 (AWEIL) – South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has issued a decree relieving Aweil state governor, Ronald Ruay Deng with immediate effect. The decree read out on South Sudan Broadcasting...
[Sudan Tribune] 24/05/2017
South Sudan president orders army to stop attacks on rebel positions
May 24, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday directed the army to not attack the position of armed opposition forces after declaring a unilateral ceasefire, saying it was time...
[Sudan Tribune] 24/05/2017
African Union, UN seek political solution for South Sudan
Moussa Faki and Antonio Guterres have now taken the lead in lobbying the world to help the country.
[The EastAfrican] 24/05/2017
African Union, UN seek political solution for South Sudan
Moussa Faki and Antonio Guterres have now taken the lead in lobbying the world to help the country.
[East Africa News Post] 24/05/2017
Peace deal in South Sudan
Two State governors sign agreement designed to stop two communities fighting each other.
[The EastAfrican] 24/05/2017

 
 
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