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Peace monitor pressure parties to allocate states

Author: Jale Richard | Published: Saturday, April 4, 2020

The interim chairperson of the peace monitoring body is meeting principals of the peace parties in a bid to persuade them to agree on the...

Author: Koang Pal | Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

A row delays appointment of governors

Author: Koang Pal | Published: Monday, March 2, 2020

Sudan frees 35 S. Sudanese war prisoners captured in Heglig

Published: Saturday, February 22, 2020

Machar, Igga, Taban, Nyandeng take oath as Kiir’s deputies

Published: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Compromise on administrative areas, EU tells peace parties

Published: Monday, February 17, 2020

Dr Machar returns to Juba

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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 ...

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...

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...

Analyst questions leaders’ will to resolve states dispute

A political analyst has questioned the willingness of political leaders to compromise on the number of states and their boundaries. The...

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...

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...

MPs endorse new speaker

Members of Parliament have endorsed Ubuch Ujwok Akuo as the new speaker of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly replacing Anthony...

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...

MP calls for auditing of parliament after speaker’s resignation

A member of parliament has called for auditing of the parliament for alleged mismanagement after the Speaker of the Transitional National...

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...

Why US called back Amb Hushek

The White House has called back U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Thomas Hushek for consultations related to the recent failure of ...

Kiir offers Taban’s rival a job

President Salva Kiir has offered rival of his right-hand man a gubernatorial position, in what appears to be a settlement of be power...

EAC postpones heads of state meeting, again

A meeting of the East African heads of state has once again been postponed due to absence of some member countries. (more…)

Makuei responds to U.S ‘100 days’ criticism

The government spokesperson has described the recent US criticism faced by President Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar as a double standard on the ...

SSFA inspects construction of Juba Stadium

The President of South Sudan Football Association with an accompanying board of Directors visited Juba football Stadium on Tuesday....

EAC youth encouraged to pursue political positions

The third annual East Africa Youth Leadership Summit kicked-off in Arusha on Monday with calls for young people to pursue political ...

End conflict, build strong and responsible institutions, leaders told

The Kenyan Special Envoy has urged South Sudanese leaders to quickly resolve to move the country out of its current political stalemate in ...

Nothing we cannot achieve as a region – Dr. Abiy

The Chairperson of the IGAD Heads of State has called on the region to exert more efforts in peace-building to create a safe environment ...

Order renaming Maiwut health centers is “null and void”

The minister of information in Maiwut State has described as “null and void” the recent state ministerial order renaming health centers...

Ambassadors tasked with redeeming Juba’s image

South Sudan has launched a draft foreign policy for the reconstituted government of national unity which is expected to be formed next...

Stop continuous dismissal of constitutional post holders- Cabinet minister

A cabinet minister says continuous dismissal and appointment of government officials is not bearing fruits on the ground. (more…)

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