South Sudan News


Friday, 03-06-15, 16:43South Sudan Peace Talks Adjourned[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan's warring factions have let a deadline for a peace deal slip by and their talks in Addis Ababa have now been adjourned indefinitely. There are fears the civil war will worsen if no agreement is signed. read more...
Friday, 03-06-15, 13:31Delayed Peace Means No Justice for War Crime Victims[IRIN] Kampala -Regional negotiators had warned that yesterday was the "last chance" for South Sudan's warring parties to reach a resolution, but even a renewed threat of sanctions from the international community was not enough to bring the two sides to an agreement. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 14:42MTN Rwanda Slashes Call Charges to South Sudan[New Times] Traders and other Rwandans travelling to South Sudan will now find it easier to make calls and carry out transactions after MTN Rwanda cut charges for calls between the two countries. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 12:13UN Adopts Targeted Sanctions Against South Sudan[Cameroon Tribune] The United Nations Organisation (UNO) has set out the criteria for the designation of individuals and entities that are responsible for, complicit in, or that had engaged directly or indirectly in actions or policies that threaten peace, security or stability in South Sudan. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 7:34UN Sanctions Threat Hampers Peace Talks - Govt[Deutsche Welle] Peace talks have failed to end the conflict in South Sudan. Previous ceasefire deals have been violated by both sides. The UN has announced a sanctions regime to increase pressure on both sides to reach agreement. read more...
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 7:41UN Security Council Adopts Sanctions System Against South Sudan[Deutsche Welle] The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution that creates a system to impose sanctions on South Sudan. They include travel bans and asset freezes. read more...
Tuesday, 03-03-15, 13:31Sudan Begins Issuing ID Cards for South Sudanese[UNHCR]This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 3 March 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. read more...
Tuesday, 03-03-15, 10:10Unicef Fears Scores of Kidnapped Children in South Sudan Could Be Sent to Front Lines[UN News]Hundreds of children seized by armed men from a village in South Sudan have generated fears that "they are going from the classroom to the front line," says the top United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative in that country who demanded their immediate release. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 6:03'Hundreds' of South Sudan Boys Kidnapped[Deutsche Welle]The UN has dramatically increased its estimate of how many South Sudanese boys were kidnapped two weeks ago by armed men. It now says hundreds of school boys were abducted. read more...
Saturday, 02-28-15, 21:06Children Seized From School Not Released Yet[Unicef]Juba -Scores of children seized by armed men from a village in northern South Sudan two weeks ago remain forcibly recruited as child soldiers, despite intensive efforts to locate and free them. read more...

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