A South Sudanese human rights entity has backed calls to block members of the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) from the East African assembly, saying they were ineligible.
South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has funded the visit of the six-member group as part of the department’s efforts to increase trade and investments between South Africa and South Sudan.
As the people fleeing the South Sudan crisis continue to enter neighboring Uganda, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said a political solution is urgently needed to resolve the crisis.
When three rifle-toting men in army uniforms barged into Silvano Pitia’s supplies store this month, he became the latest victim of a crime wave that’s rocking South Sudan’s war-weary, hunger-stricken capital.
The spokesperson of the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) allied to South Sudan’s former first vice president Riek Machar has condemned a foiled attempt to kidnap one of their officials from the Ugandan capital, Kampala last week.
An outbreak of malaria in South Sudan has killed over 4,000 people since February, a senior health official disclosed last week.
On Saturday, leaders of the Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minawi and the Justice and Equality Movement met with international envoys in the German capital.
Officials in Darfur and Kordofan have expressed their readiness to start the nationwide disarmament campaign announced by Khartoum last month.
The Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador, Abdul Ghani Al-Naem received, Sunday, the British Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Christopher Trot accompanied by the British Ambassador to Sudan, Mikael Aron.