17th February 2020
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Kiir dismisses all 32 State Governors

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: Saturday, February 15, 2020

President Salva Kiir has relieved all the Governors of the 32 States -effective this evening. (more…)

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Friday, February 14, 2020

IO turns down Kiir’s “wrong” invitation

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Selected groups to attend consultative meeting on number of states

Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Exercise spirit of compromise, Troika urges leaders

Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Kiir asks AU to help lift US sanctions

Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Activist doubts Kiir, Riek can solve number of states puzzle

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UN envoy calls for political representation of youth

The UN Youth Envoy has called on the government of South Sudan to implement the 20 per cent political representation of young people in ...

Necessary United Forces to be ready before deadline

The first batch of the Necessary Unified Forces will graduate before the deadline for forming the unity government, the National Pre-...

Meetings on contentious issues resume as deadline nears

The parties to the revitalized peace agreement and IGAD special envoys are expected to resume meetings in Juba beginning today, Monday, ...

Prof. Lo Liyong urges Kiir to return the country to 10 states

A renowned professor at the University of Juba has called on President Salva Kiir to reverse the decision for creating the 32 states,...

Parliament denies plan to interfere with draft security bills

The parliament will not tamper with the draft security bills as claimed by the SPLM-IO, the chairperson of information committee in the...

UNSC calls for speedy investigations into Abyei killings

The United Nations Security Council has called for a speedy investigation into last week’s attack in Abyei area in which more than 30...

No more extension of pre-interim period – Makuei

The government will not accept any further extension of the pre-transitional period over political stalemates, the Minister of Information...

Kiir grants amnesty to Cirillo, Malong & others

President Salva Kiir has granted amnesty to leaders of opposition groups that have refused to join the ongoing peace process. (more…)

No reason to delay unity gov’t-U.S

The United States has called for the formation of a unity government in South Sudan next month, while the parties continue to negotiate on...

Machar to come back for last try to break stalemate

The main opposition group, SPLM-IO, says its leader will return to Juba next week for a final attempt at breaking the deadlock over the ...

Dr. Machar’s 2-week mission ends, unsuccessfully

Opposition Leader Dr. Riek Machar has returned to Khartoum without an agreement with President Salva Kiir on pending issues of the...

Peace monitor decries inadequate supplies to training centres

The peace monitoring body has raised an alarm over slow distribution of in-kind materials to the training centers for government and ...

Peace soldiers die from poor conditions despite release of funds

Two soldiers have died at a training center in Owiny Kibul in Torit State, the military spokesperson of the SPLA-IO has said. (more…)

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

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

SPLM-IO issues precondition to participate in unity government

The SPLM-IO has called for the deployment of UN forces if it is to participate in a transitional government of national unity....

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

Frankly speaking, since the disappearance of Dong Samuel and Aggrey Idry, for the last, I don't know how many years now, I was a worried ...

Kiir, Machar call for more consultations on number of states

President Salva Kiir and the opposition leader, Dr. Riek Machar have told the mediator to once again consult other political parties over...

Cirillo, Malong recommit to CoH Agreement in Rome Declaration

Opposition groups that have not signed the revitalized peace agreement have signed a declaration in Rome to cease hostilities and further...

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

A delegation sent to Rome by President Salva Kiir is holding talks with opposition groups that refused to sign the revitalized peace ...

Machar dismisses top generals from peace mechanism

The leader of the main opposition group, Dr. Riek Machar has dismissed two military leaders assigned to the crucial Joint Defense Board....

‘I’m a man of peace,’ Taban says of U.S sanctions

The First Vice President has refuted allegations that he ordered the abduction and killing of two opposition figures in the country,...

Remembering CPA Day: John Garang’s full speech

Today marks exactly 15 years since the Sudan People's Liberation Movement and the governing National Congress Party ended 21 years of...

U.S sanctions FVP Taban Deng for ‘abduction, killing & divisive acts’

The United States has officially charged South Sudan’s First Vice President with the abduction and killing of two opposition figures in...

Japan donates materials worth $4 million for forces

The government of Japan has donated in-kind materials worth 4 million US dollars to the National Pre-Transitional Committee to support...

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