South Sudan News


Friday, 10-24-14, 11:5724 Dead, 7 Wounded in Fresh Lakes State Clashes[Sudan Tribune]Rumbek -At least 15 South Sudan army soldiers were killed when they clashed with pastoralists in Lakes state's Rumbek North county, police officials told Sudan Tribune. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 9:03Women Propose Sex Ban Until Peace Restored[Sudan Tribune]Juba -A group of female South Sudanese peace activists have appealed to women across the country and in diaspora to consider denying their husbands sex until the conflict is resolved. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 4:23We Must Not Hold S. Sudan to Ransom![Observer]I completely identify with the directive recently issued by the South Sudanese minister for Labour, Public Service and Human Resource Development, Ngor Kolong Ngor. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 11:02Ateny Wek Ateny - 'It Is the People of South Sudan Who Decide'[Deutsche Welle]The leaders of three East African nations have been visiting South Sudan to discuss the peace process in the war-torn nation. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 4:42IGAD Leaders Hail Juba 'Breakthrough'[Capital FM]Juba -Regional leaders Wednesday met in South Sudan's capital, Juba in a move that appears to herald a breakthrough in the country's peace process. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 11:22Peace in South Sudan Critical to Regional Stability[Africa Renewal]Despite two ceasefires, thousands of lives lost and over a million and a half civilians displaced, fighting continues in South Sudan, pitting government troops against opposition forces. The latest ceasefire - the second since violence erupted in December last year - was signed in May between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Riek Machar. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 10:52Rival Leaders in Deal[Sabahi]South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar said Monday (October 20th) they accepted mutual responsibility for a 10-month civil war in which thousands were killed, AFP reported. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 10:52Rival Leaders Accept 'Responsibility' for Civil War[Sabahi]South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar said Monday (October 20th) they accepted mutual responsibility for a 10-month civil war in which thousands were killed, AFP reported. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 8:31UN Mission Transfers Internally Displaced Persons to Protection Sites[UN News]The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has opened new sites for about 28,000 internally displaced persons adjacent to its bases in three state capitals to improve living conditions of civilians who have been uprooted by the recent conflict, a senior UN official said in Juba today. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 11:21Juba Accuses Opposition Leader of Mass Mobilisation Over Security Bill[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government has accused the opposition leader of conducting a mass mobilisation against the signing of the country's controversial security bill into law. read more...

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