South Sudan News


Monday, 08-03-15, 10:14We Have Suffered Things Worse Than Hunger[WFP] Recent intensified fighting in several South Sudan locations has made it more difficult to provide humanitarian assistance to people in critical need. The World Food Programme (WFP) is adapting its operations to reach people who have been cut off from food assistance for months. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 9:51Back Peace Agreement or Face Action, U.S. Tells Kiir and Machar[East African] If South Sudan's belligerents ignore the latest deadline for a peace deal -- just as they have done with numerous earlier deadlines -- East African nations and the US may be forced to make good on repeated threats to punish those most responsible for the conflict. read more...
Sunday, 08-02-15, 7:02Factions to Discuss Proposed Compromise Agreement[Reporter] Following the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD's) Special Envoys' latest peace proposal called the Compromise Agreement to resolve the conflict in South Sudan, the warring factions in South Sudan are expected to strike a deal by the August 16 deadline and bring about long lasting peace, Tewolde Mulugeta, spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), told journalists. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 15:10Lessons Learnt From Pneumonia Diagnostics Project[Malaria Consortium] Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death in children under five in both Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 14:02Obama Seeks August Deadline for End to South Sudan War[IPS] Addis Ababa -U.S. President Barack Obama, in a meeting with regional African leaders, threatened new sanctions for the warring factions in South Sudan if a peace deal is not be reached by Aug. 17. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 16:50South Sudan War Criminals Must Be Punished - IGAD[Observer] The latest peace proposal by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) demands that no amnesty will be given to any individual responsible for committing crimes in South Sudan from December 15, 2013, regardless of their positions. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 13:46Obama Before Meeting On South Sudan in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia[White House] Addis Ababa -REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA BEFORE MULTILATERAL MEETING ON SOUTH SUDAN AND COUNTERTERRORISM ISSUES read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 9:17'We Need Healing to Happen At All Levels'[Al Jazeera] London -Despite the bloody conflict that has engulfed his country for much of his life, Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban exudes an air of calm - which, he said, comes from the simplicity of his life in rural South Sudan. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 18:28East African Leaders, Obama Set Deadline for S. Sudan Peace Deal[State Department] Readout of the President's Multilateral Meeting on South Sudan and Regional Counterterrorism Issues, issued by the Office of the Press Secretary, The White House, Washington, D.C.: read more...

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