South Sudan News


Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:05Nations Face Acute Food Shortage Due to Drought, UN Warns[CISA] Mogadishu -Parts of Somalia and South Sudan are faced with food shortage and need urgent support due to severe drought, the United Nations has warned. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 7:11ICGLR Military Chiefs Focus On Security[ANGOP] Luanda -The security and humanitarian situation in Central Africa Republic, South Sudan and Burundi is dominating the second day of the meeting of the chiefs of State of the ICGLR member countries taking place in Luanda since Monday. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 10:45Unprecedented Food Crisis Looms Over Nation - UN Agencies[UN News] South Sudan faces unprecedented levels of food insecurity, with 2.8 million people, nearly 25 per cent of the population, in urgent need of aid, at least 40,000 of them on the brink of catastrophe, at a time when the war-torn country is traditionally most food secure, United Nations agencies warned today. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 8:03Pressure Mounts On Rivals[Deutsche Welle] A second deadline to form a transitional government in South Sudan passed without President Kiir and political rival Machar reaching an agreement. International mediators fear the country could become a failed state. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 13:32South Sudan Hails Egyptian Humanitarian Assistance[Egypt Online] South Sudan's humanitarian affairs and disaster management minister hailed on Sunday the delivery of Egypt's humanitarian aid and food supplies to the troubled South Sudan. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 11:34$7 Million for UNHCR to Help South Sudanese Refugees[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated $7 million to the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support South Sudanese refugees in Sudan and address their most pressing needs. read more...
Friday, 02-05-16, 7:16Parliament Passes Bill Restricting Foreign Aid Workers[Deutsche Welle] With the country being torn apart by civil war, lawmakers in South Sudan passed a bill restricting NGOs working in the country. Aid groups say the proposed law will hamper their efforts to help the population. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 14:57FVP Chairs Meeting of Higher Committee for Implementation of Joint Agreements With State of South Sudan[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh chaired, Tuesday, at the Republican Palace, the meeting of the Higher Committee for the Implementation of the Joint Cooperation Agreement with the State of South Sudan signed in Sept.2012. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 11:59South Sudan Welcomes IGAD's Call to Form Transitional Government Without Constitution[Ethiopia Government] IGAD issued a communiqué on Sunday (January 31) after an extraordinary Foreign ministers' meeting, calling on all the parties to the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan to form a transitional unity government at the national level without an amended new constitution. read more...
Wednesday, 02-03-16, 14:24South Sudan's Rebel Leader - 'I Am a Hero. I Am a Victim.'[Daily Maverick] Despite overseeing the near-total destruction of Africa's newest country, South Sudan's liberation hero-turned-rebel leader Riek Machar says that his war is just. In an in-depth interview at his residence, Machar tells SIMON ALLISON that while he has some regrets, he's not the bad guy and that history will vindicate him. read more...


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