South Sudan News


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...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 10:19Govt Draws Up 'War Budget', but Oil Production Targets Unlikely to Be Reached[African Arguments]By the evidence of South Sudan's budget, presented to parliament in late June, the country's finance ministry has lost its mind. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 7:21Rebels Violate Ceasefire[Deutsche Welle]Rebels in South Sudan have once again launched an offensive in the strategic town of Nasir, infringing the latest ceasefire agreement signed in Addis Ababa. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 7:06President Kiir Accuses Ex-VP of Corruption[VOA]South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has accused former vice president and rebel movement leader Riek Machar of graft after investors allegedly stole money belonging to the world's newest nation. read more...
Sunday, 07-20-14, 14:52Opposition Forces Claim Capture of Strategic Town[Sudan Tribune]Juba -Forces loyal to South Sudan former vice-president, Riek Machar claimed they were fully in control of Nasir, a strategic Upper Nile state town. read more...
Saturday, 07-19-14, 14:11Hospital Closes Days After President Kiir's Opening[Sudan Tribune]Rumbek -A hospital in South Sudan's Lakes states has suspended operations, barely a week after its official opening by president Salva Kiir. read more...
Saturday, 07-19-14, 14:00South Sudanese Rebels Slam China's Conflicting Roles[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -South Sudanese armed opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM) under the leadership of the former vice-president, Riek Machar, has criticized the People's Republic of China for playing contradictory roles in the South Sudan's seven-month old conflict. read more...

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