South Sudan News


Thursday, 01-29-15, 9:19President Kirr Rushed to Hospital After 'Stress Induced' Illness[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -South Sudanese president Salva Kiir was rushed to hospital in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday after he fell ill during a meeting. read more...
Thursday, 01-29-15, 9:18Rights Groups Call On AU to Publish Report On the Country's Crimes[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -International and national human rights and civil society organisations have called on the African Union (AU) to make public its findings in an investigation into crimes committed by warring parties in South Sudan. read more...
Wednesday, 01-28-15, 12:11Will the AU Help Bring Justice to South Sudan?[HRW]If the African Union (AU) decides to keep its report documenting wartime abuses in South Sudan under wraps, it could hinder bringing those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity to account. read more...
Wednesday, 01-28-15, 4:47UN Welcomes Demobilization of Child Soldiers[UN News]The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is celebrating the release of some 3,000 South Sudanese child soldiers today in what is being hailed as one of the largest ever demobilizations of children in a zone of conflict. read more...
Tuesday, 01-27-15, 9:18David Yau Yau and the Internal Wager With Self-Determination[African Arguments]Amidst protracted conflict with Nuer rebels and a peace-negotiation impasse in Addis Ababa, the Government of South Sudan (GOSS) is also one year in to a brave political experiment granting semi-autonomous governance to a former rebel commander in southern Jonglei - a place that is largely home to the Murle people and smaller communities like the Jei, Anyuak and Kachipo. read more...
Tuesday, 01-27-15, 8:28Egypt Lauds SPLM Arusha Peace Accord[Daily News]EGYPTIAN Ministry of Foreign Affairs has welcomed the peace agreement signed by three factions of the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) of South Sudan in Arusha, last week and commended Tanzania for spearheading the deal. read more...
Monday, 01-26-15, 9:40Ban Welcomes 'Reunification' Accord Signed Among Opposing Factions[UN News]United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the signing of a peace deal between opposition factions in South Sudan, calling for the accord's immediate implementation, as well as the commitment of the country's leaders to follow through with ongoing negotiations towards a final agreement to end the year-long conflict. read more...
Sunday, 01-25-15, 17:39Rebels Deny Destroying Oil-Field Facilities[Sudan Tribune]Kampala -South Sudan's armed opposition office in Uganda dismissed as "rubbish" Juba's allegations that the former set on fire oil facilities in oil-rich Unity state this week. read more...
Sunday, 01-25-15, 10:47Kenya, South Sudan in Fibre Optic Cable Deal[The Star]Kenya and South Sudan have signed an agreement for the laying down of fibre optic cables on the Eldoret-Nadapal-Juba route, ICT Cabinet secretary Fred Matiang'i said on Friday. read more...
Saturday, 01-24-15, 16:34Egypt Welcomes Agreement By Leaders of SPLM in South Sudan[Egypt Online]Egypt on Friday 23/01/2015 welcomed an agreement by leaders of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in South Sudan in the Tanzanian city Arusha on Wednesday. read more...

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