South Sudan News


Wednesday, 09-02-15, 17:54Rebels Accuse Govt of Ceasefire Breaches[CISA] Juba -South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has once more accused government forces for repeatedly breaking a ceasefire and putting at risk a peace deal just days after it was reached. read more...
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 13:44Adhere to Peace Treaty, Sudan Leaders Urged[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA has called for adherence to the newly-signed peace treaty between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his former deputy-cum-rebel leader Riek Machar. read more...
Wednesday, 09-02-15, 10:31South Sudan Has Come This Far![Reporter] South Sudan, which is the newest nation in the world, has put the international community to the test. The atrocities that started in December 2013 have brought UN, AU, IGAD, the Troika nations and China together in 2015. read more...
Monday, 08-31-15, 15:45Army, Rebels Trade Charges Over South Sudan Ceasefire[East African] The South Sudanese government and the rebels are accusing each other of breaking a ceasefire less than a week after the signing of a peace agreement. read more...
Sunday, 08-30-15, 19:29Uganda to Pull Out of South Sudan[East African] Uganda says it will honour the requirement of the latest peace agreement to withdraw its army from South Sudan territory, but on condition that the safety of its citizens is guaranteed. read more...
Sunday, 08-30-15, 9:00Internal Dissent Over Ceasefire Emerges[East African] President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Dr Riek Machar have declared a ceasefire beginning midnight of August 29. This was one of the requirement of the agreement where both parties were to declare a ceasefire within 72 hours of the signing. read more...
Sunday, 08-30-15, 3:06Long Road to Genuine Peace in South Sudan[East African] The peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to end 20 months of fighting in South Sudan is a useful first step but many challenges remain for Africa's youngest country. read more...
Saturday, 08-29-15, 13:13Cautious UN Welcome for South Sudan Peace Deal[Al Jazeera] The UN Security Council has welcomed the signing of a peace agreement aimed at ending South Sudan's civil war while warning that it remains ready to impose an arms embargo on the country if the deal collapses. read more...
Saturday, 08-29-15, 13:04Hope for Justice for South Sudan[HRW] During a visit in May, UNMISS staff found that parts of Nhialdiu town, Rubkona county, had been burned down, including these huts. read more...
Saturday, 08-29-15, 4:21UN Urges Kiir to Uphold Ceasefire[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan's feuding president and ex-vice president have been told by the UN Security Council to immediately begin a ceasefire or face sanctions. The new peace bid is due to come into effect Saturday. read more...

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