South Sudan News


Friday, 04-24-15, 15:08Hostile Parties in South Sudan's Malakal Urged to Respect UN Personnel and Property[UN News] The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today expressed deep regret at the continuation of hostilities in the Upper Nile state capital of Malakal, and the resulting civilian displacement. read more...
Friday, 04-24-15, 15:02UN Mission Peacekeepers Repel Two Attacks in South Darfur[UN News] Peacekeepers with the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) have repelled two attacks by unidentified armed men in Kass, 85 kilometers north-west of Nyala, South Darfur. read more...
Friday, 04-24-15, 8:41Fighting Halts Urgent Aid Delivery, Says UN[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Fighting in the capital of South Sudan's Upper Nile State is blocking the urgent delivery of aid to the rest of the state before the rainy season begins, a senior U.N. humanitarian affairs official said on Thursday. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 18:43UN Food Relief Agency 'Extremely Worried' About Missing Staff in Volatile South Sudan[UN News] The World Food Programme today drew attention to the disappearance of three of its staff members who went missing earlier this month when fighting reportedly erupted along their food distribution route in volatile Malakal South Sudan, where more than 2 million people are unsure of where their next meal is coming from. read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 14:24WFP Worried About Missing Staff in South Sudan, Warns Deteriorating Security Will Worsen Hunger[WFP] "We are extremely worried about the fate of our missing colleagues and are working hard for their safe return," said WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin. "Our staff take enormous risks every day to bring vital aid to people in critical need." read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 4:35South Sudan - Who Got What? - Brilliant New Comic By Alex De Waal and Victor Ndula[African Arguments] The below comic was produced as a collaboration between the World Peace Foundation, the Cartoon Movement and the Justice and Security Research Programme of the Lon read more...
Wednesday, 04-22-15, 3:57In Defense of the IGAD-Led Mediation Original Position On Multi-Stakeholder Negotiations[Reporter] The South Sudan crisis has invited many parallel peace initiative alongside the IGAD-led mediation, such as the Arusha Intra-party process, the Khartoum process and the less talked about Entebbe meetings. read more...
Tuesday, 04-21-15, 15:37South Sudan Must Not Be Forgotten[WFP] WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin visits South Sudan where she highlights that the people of the country must not be forgotten. She also explains how WFP's efforts help provide hope. read more...
Tuesday, 04-21-15, 7:29Families Being Pushed to the Brink of Hunger[Oxfam] Juba -Skyrocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month and families face a second 'lean season' since fighting began, international agency Oxfam warned today. read more...
Monday, 04-20-15, 13:42Refugees Become Red Cross Volunteers in Ethiopia[IFRC] More than 15 months ago, Anter Gatluak Muon, his wife and seven children ran for their lives, fleeing the erupting conflict in South Sudan, and crossing into the relative safety offered across the border in neighbouring Ethiopia. read more...

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