South Sudan News


Monday, 10-20-14, 10:34UN Demands Safe Release of Abducted Personnel in South Sudan[UN News]The United Nations Mission in South Sudan today strongly condemned the recent abductions of the world body's personnel at the airfield in Malakal and demanded the safe release of those still being detained. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 9:39Machar Discuses Peace Process With Kenyatta[Sudan Tribune]Nairobi -The leader of the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO), Riek Machar, has briefed the Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta on the progress made as well as the outstanding issues in the peace process between the two South Sudan's warring parties. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 8:29Women Ignite Campaign for Peaceful Conflict[Sudan Tribune]Juba -A group of South Sudanese women leaders are organising a high-level public discussions to reiterate calls for the international community to ensure women fully participate in efforts to resolve the country's ongoing conflict. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 8:23Envoys Brief Uhuru On South Sudan Peace Talks[Capital FM]Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday at State House, Nairobi held talks with General Lazarus Sumbeiywo and Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin of Ethiopia, who briefed him on the status of the South Sudan peace negotiations. read more...
Saturday, 10-18-14, 18:40Kiir Moves Legal Advisor to Diplomatic Service[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan president Salva Kiir on Friday unexpectedly issued an executive order moving his legal advisor, Telar Riing Deng to diplomatic service. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 14:48WFP Calls for Immediate Release of Abducted Staff Member in South Sudan[WFP]Juba -"We have not heard from our colleague for almost 24 hours, and we are extremely concerned about his well-being. WFP demands that his captors release our staff member unharmed," said Eddie Rowe, WFP's Acting Country Director in South Sudan. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 11:06South Sudan-Uganda Border Post 'Closed' Over Tax Disputes[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan temporarily closed its main Nimule border post with Uganda on Thursday over disputes that arose among the different clearing and forwarding companies. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 8:11Cabinet Bans Handshakes Amid Ebola Fears[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government has issued a precautionary warning to parliamentarians, advising against shaking hands, saying the decision is part of measures aimed at minimising the threat of contracting Ebola. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 14:14Scovia's Story - HIV Stigma in Rural South Sudan[Key Correspondents]Scovia, aged 22, who lives with her grandparents in the rural area of Kajokeji County in South Sudan, recently tested positive for HIV. read more...
Thursday, 10-16-14, 7:29Peace, Stability in S. Sudan, Somalia Progressing[ERTA]The peace and stability of both South Sudan and Somalia has shown 'steady' progress, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. read more...

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