South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said on Saturday he was cutting the number of states from 32 to 10, unlocking a stalled peace deal and paving the way for the formation of a long- awaited unity government
With only20 days before to the February 22 deadline for the formation of a unity government, security arrangements in South Sudan appear to have gained momentum as former holdouts to the peace process are sending feelers for their inclusion in the government of national unity
The World Food Programme is warning that the number of people in need of aid in South Sudan will increase this year
The expert leading UN efforts to stamp out sexual violence committed during wartime has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children by an armed group in South Sudan.
Mohamed El Taayshi, Member of Sudan’s Sovereign Council and the spokesperson for the government delegation for the peace talks, confirmed that a new round of peace negotiations with rebel movements will be started on Tuesday. After a long meeting with Sudan’s Supreme Peace Council, El Taayshi confirmed that a final peace agreement will be reached within February