South Sudan News


Thursday, 12-18-14, 11:33IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article Iv Consultation With South Sudan[IMF]On December, 15, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation1 with South Sudan. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 11:02Strengthening Support for the War-Weary Women of South Sudan[UNFPA]Juba/New York -No reliable figures chart the current suffering of women and girls in South Sudan. But one can reliably say that the new country is one of the worst places on earth for their health and well-being. Many girls, like Regina Awol Deng suffer days of agonizing labour pains for lack of timely emergency care, endangering their lives. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 12:26Security Confiscates Newspaper Over Opposition Coverage[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese government operatives have carried out a raid on a distribution centre handling several of the country's leading national newspapers, seizing copies and threatening to close one down, multiple reporters and management said Tuesday. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 9:22Regional Civil Society Platforms Call for Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan[New Times]The regional Network on Peace and Security (Renops) has called for an immediate end to the war in South Sudan. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 8:34Give Peace a Chance - Run With Youth[IPS]Juba -Rambang "Raymond" Tot Deng was 18 and attending his final year of school when fighting erupted in South Sudan's capital Juba, one year ago. In the ensuing violence, as Raymond's schoolbooks burned, thousands of South Sudanese were killed, including two of his cousins. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 8:05South Sudan Conflict Having Devastating Impact On Education[Thomson Reuters Foundation]THE conflict in South Sudan is continuing to have a devastating impact on children's education one year after violence first erupted, warns charity Plan International. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 9:48Rebels Agree to Share Power[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -In an unexpected move, South Sudanese rebel faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, on Friday passed a resolution agreeing to share power with Juba government on conditions that the would-be prime minister has full executive powers. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 9:47Children Survive On Waterlilies As Crisis Worsens[Thomson Reuters Foundation]London -Around 1 million children in South Sudan have been forced to flee their homes since conflict erupted a year ago, some are surviving on waterlily roots, and there may be famine next year, the U.N. children's agency warned on Friday. read more...
Saturday, 12-13-14, 18:36Army, Armed Youth Clash in Upper Nile[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has reported of "heavy" fighting between the government troops and armed youth the country's Upper Nile state. read more...
Saturday, 12-13-14, 6:23Darfur Rebels Attack Army As Military Operations Start[Radio Dabanga]Rokoro/Nyala -An armed rebel movement announced the killing of 32 soldiers and pro-government militiamen today in Rokoro area in Central Darfur. Sudan's head of security has voiced threatening words that the military will chase down rebel forces, even if they are harboured by neighbouring countries. read more...

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