22nd January 2020
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Peace

Q&A with UK Ambassador to South Sudan, Chris Trott

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: Friday, January 17, 2020

Over the week, the UK Ambassador to South Sudan made comments regarding disparity in the assembling of forces at the VIP training camp in...

Author: Jale Richard | Published: Friday, January 17, 2020

SPLM-IO issues precondition to participate in unity government

Author: Koang Pal | Published: Thursday, January 16, 2020

Near Verbatim Transcript: FVP Taban Deng reacts to the U.S sanctions

Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Kiir, Machar call for more consultations on number of states

Published: Saturday, January 11, 2020

Kiir’s aides discuss peace with Malong, Cirillo & Amum

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Implement peace deal to persuade hold-out groups- UK envoy

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to South Sudan has called on parties to the revitalized peace agreement to demonstrate their...

Pro-gov’t armed group dislodges IO forces in Jekou town

Pro-government forces have taken control of Jekou town in Maiwut State on Sunday after SPLA-IO forces allegedly attacked their position,...

Troika urges fulfillment of peace promises as February deadline nears

The United Kingdom, United States and Norway have called on leaders of South Sudan to fulfill their commitments to achieving lasting and...

Parties to meet next week over states stalemate

Parties to the revitalized peace agreement are expected to meet in Juba next week to discuss the stalemate over the number of states and...

Focus to beat February deadline, Kiir tells agreement bodies

President Salva Kiir has urged bodies tasked to implement the revitalized peace deal to focus and ensure that a unity government is formed...

Pope, religious leaders, send South Sudan rivals Christmas peace appeal

Pope Francis and two other religious leaders sent out an extraordinary Christmas appeal on Wednesday to the leaders of South Sudan to keep...

IGAD postpones Parties’ meeting on states stalemate

A planned meeting between parties to the revitalized peace agreement and the Deputy President of South Africa on the number of states and...

Sudan peace talks in Juba a distraction to revitalized deal- U.S ambassador

The U.S ambassador in Juba has criticized the involvement of  South Sudan's government officials in the Sudan peace talks being hosted by...

U.S. aims for continuous sanctions if peace process drags

The United States will continue to impose sanctions on individual leaders of South Sudan if they do not implement the revitalized peace...

Kiir, Riek agree to form unity government in February

President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar  have agreed to form a transitional unity government in February despite slow...

Peace monitor disappointed over stagnant security arrangements

The peace monitoring and evaluation body has expressed disappointment over "lack of progress" in the training and unification of forces....

Kuol, Elia sanctioned as ‘peace spoilers’ by U.S

The United States has sanctioned two South Sudanese cabinet ministers for what it describes as “expanding or extending the conflict in...

Kiir, Machar summon commanders over Maiwut clashes

President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar have summoned their field commanders over the recent clashes in Maiwut State....

No more extension of pre-transitional period – Aweil demonstrators

Civilians in Aweil town have marched today calling on the government and opposition groups to form a coalition government within the...

Machar’s group undecided over referendum for number of states

The SPLM-IO has said it has not yet decided on whether a referendum would be an option to determine the number and boundaries of the States...

Sudan peace talks resume in Juba

Peace talks between the Sovereign Council of Sudan and armed opposition groups resumed in Juba on Tuesday. (more…)

Citizens dispute gov’t’s tool to end number of states dispute

Some members of the public have rejected the government’s suggestion that the disagreement over the number of states and their boundaries...

Nepali peacekeepers head to W. Lakes to quell violence

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has deployed peacekeepers in Maper County of Western Lakes State to quell the recent ...

End “political game” on number of states, Dr Elia urges parties

The Minister of Cabinet Affairs has called on the parties to the peace agreement to end “political game” on the number and boundaries...

NPTC urged to feed starving cantoned soldiers

The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission has called for immediate purchase of military food supplies amidst reports of starvation ...

US asked to exercise patience after it recalled ambassador

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has urged the US to exercise patience after the Trump administration recalled...

Another cantoned soldier dies in Amadi

Another senior SPLA-IO officer has died at a cantonment site in Amadi State due to “lack of medical attention”. (more…)

R-JMEC wants each mechanism to have separate bank account

The Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission has called for opening of bank accounts for every security arrangement ...

NPTC receives another $40 million

The National Pre-Transitional Committee has receive another $40 million from the government for the implementation of pre-transitional ...

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