South Sudan News


Monday, 07-28-14, 9:10Darfur Displaced Forced to Choose Between a Rock and a Hard Place[African Arguments]Over the past few years, the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region has faded from the headlines. While levels of violence decreased following a peak in 2004-5, violence is again on the increase and the war is far from over. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 7:04UN Warns of 'Hunger Catastrophe' for Children[UN News]Two United Nations humanitarian agencies today called for action to stop a potential famine in South Sudan which they said is being allowed to happen, just as it occurred in Somalia and the Horn of Africa three years ago. read more...
Sunday, 07-27-14, 10:27President Kirr Gives 'Marginalized' Pibor County Special Status[VOA]South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has signed a decree creating a special administrative area in Jonglei state's Pibor County, giving a degree of self-rule to the region, which residents say has long been marginalized. read more...
Sunday, 07-27-14, 10:27140 Rebels, SPLA Killed in Latest South Sudan Fighting[VOA]A South Sudan army spokesman said Friday that 140 fighters, most of them from the opposition forces, were killed in fresh rounds of fighting that broke out in Jonglei and Upper Nile states less than a week ago. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 11:56Rebels Abandon Nasir Town After Heavy Fighting - UN[Sudan Tribune]New York -Heavy fighters occurred Thursday between South Sudan army (SPLA) and the opposition forces, with the latter abandoning the strategic Upper Nile town of Nasir, the United Nations said. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 14:55Rains and Lack of Toilets Threaten to Make Cholera Epidemic Even Deadlier[AlertNet]The cholera epidemic in South Sudan is bad, but now that the rains have begun - in areas where a lack of toilets means a lot of faeces out in the open - it may become much worse. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 13:42Playing for Time in the Peace Process[ISS]The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) mediation process in South Sudan hit another hurdle when talks that were meant to resume on 22 June 2014 were adjourned indefinitely. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 7:48Running From 'Tigers' in South Sudan[VOA]Henry Lugale has spent the week since he got to Nairobi thinking about the nightmare that life has become back in Juba. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 10:15Fresh Fighting, New Blame Game in South Sudan[VOA]Officials in Jonglei state on Tuesday accused rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar of again violating the January 23 cessation of hostilities agreement by attacking SPLA positions in Ayod County. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 14:51Govt Claims to Be in Full Control of Nasir Town[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government claimed on Monday it has taken full control of Nasir, a strategic town located south-east of the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal. read more...

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