The United States signalled a sharp shift in its South Sudan policy on Wednesday with its United Nations envoy denouncing President Salva Kiir as “an unfit partner.”
While refugee-hosting is associated with some benefits to the local economy, the large-scale presence of refugees undeniably creates a heavy burden for hosting communities
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The United States on Wednesday called for an international arms embargo to be imposed on South Sudan following the failure of the latest ceasefire aimed at ending the four-year war
FN-ambassadør Nikki Haley sier at USA gir opp den sørsudanske presidenten Salva Kiir fordi han er en «uegnet partner» i jakten på fred.
South Sudanese rebels are holding two Kenyan pilots and will not release them until compensation is paid to the family of a civilian killed when their plane crashed, a rebel spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday
At least 28 aid workers were killed in war-torn South Sudan in 2017, the United Nations said in a statement
United Nations peacekeepers are returning to the only U.N. base in South Sudan “clearly” in an area under opposition control as residents hope for protection from what they call growing attacks by government troops