«South Sudan is at the mercy of the elections in Kenya. It will pay the heaviest price in terms of imports and its banking sector if the elections are not trouble-free».
Monthly Archives: juli 2017
China donates $1.8 mln to fight cholera, malaria in South Sudan
The Chinese government has donated a combined sum of 1.8 million U.S. dollars to South Sudan’s ministry of health to fight cholera and malaria in the war-torn East African country.
South Sudan army captures Ethiopia border town held by rebels
South Sudan’s government said on Friday it had taken the last town before the main rebel base of Pagak, where thousands of civilians have fled to escape fighting near the border with Ethiopia.
South Sudan president to visit Sudan in August
South Sudan President Salva Kiir will visit neighbouring Sudan in the next month of August, said the foreign minister, reversing initial reports speculating that Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir had accepted to visit Juba.
Regional protection force soldiers soon in South Sudan: UN
The United Nations says peacekeepers with a long-awaited regional protection force soon will arrive in South Sudan nearly a year after they were approved.
Pushing for Progress on Abyei
This blogpost is part two of a two-part blog series on the ongoing tensions in Abyei. The blogposts were authored by a guest blogger whose name has been withheld for security reasons.
Abyei: Simmering Tensions Show No Signs of Abating
This blogpost is part one of a two-part blog series on the ongoing tensions in Abyei. The blogposts were authored by a guest blogger whose name has been withheld for security reasons.
Heavy fighting erupts in rebel stronghold Maiwut
A heavy fighting between South Sudan’s warring factions has erupted in Upper Nile’s historic city, Maiwut, forcing civilians to flee their homes, both rebel and government military officials have told the South Sudan News Agency Thursday.
South Sudanese president urges army to unite against tribalism
South Sudan president Salva Kiir on Thursday urged the army’s general command and its leadership to unite against tribalism in the country.
Rebel Leader Excluded From South Sudan Peace Process
Civil society activists say a move to exclude South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar from a regional peace process will ensure that South Sudan remains engulfed in war.