JMEC chairman Festus Mogae chats with an official  during its launch in Juba on Nov 27, 2015. Photo: Junior Ali

AU appeals to SPLM-IO to attend JMEC meetings

Junior Ali | Nov 30th, 2015

The African Union has warned that the peace deal has reached a critical stage and has urged the SPLM in opposition to attend the next meetings of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission.

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Wau arrests 13 rights activists

Tethluach Yong | November 30th, 2015

The civil society group, CEPO, says 13 activists have been arrested in Wau after they petitioned state authorities over misconduct of some security personnel.

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UN Chief condemns Abyei attack

Dominic Santo | November 30th, 2015

The UN Secretary General has called upon the governments of Sudan and South Sudan to bring to justice perpetrators of a latestĀ attack in Abyei where an Ethiopian peacekeeper and a 6 year old child were…

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Pope meets Kiir

Hellen Achayo | November 30th, 2015

Pope Francis held a private 15-minute meeting with President Salva Kiir to push for peace in South Sudan during his visit to Uganda.

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Goods arrive in Juba

Tethluach Yong | November 27th, 2015

The first batch of essential commodities imported by the government at a cost of $10 million has arrived in Nesitu, a checkpoint near Juba.

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Kapoeta gets vehicles for combating Guinea worm

Ray Okech | November 25th, 2015

UNICEF has offered the community of greater Kapoeta 20 motorcycles and three vehicles to support efforts to eradicate spread of Guinea worm in the area.

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China responds to worsening food situation

Obaj Shago | November 25th, 2015

The Chinese government has donated $5 million for its emergency response to the worsening food security in South Sudan.

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