South Sudanese soldiers are passing through the territory of neighboring Uganda to launch assaults against rebels, raising the risk of the civil war spilling over into neighboring East African countries, South Sudanese rebels and witnesses said.
The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for an investigation amid claims that an American reporter killed in South Sudan was deliberately targeted by government troops.
Uttalelse fra Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) 24 august 2017.
Cases of cholera re-emerged in southern Khartoum state. The disease emerged in El Sareif Beni Hussein and Foro Baranga localities in Darfur for the first time. And in East Jebel Marra, the Health Ministry deployed a medical team to an area where infections have rapidly spread in the past months.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has pardoned and released a prominent human rights activists who had been jailed since last year on spying and other charges, his family said.
Nine of out every ten refugees that have fled to Ethiopia from South Sudan are women or children. Action Against Hunger has been operating in Ethiopia since 1985, preventing malnutrition and improving communities access to clean water, food, income, and health care services.
A South Sudanese rebel official says diplomatic efforts involving regional leaders are underway to have the armed opposition leader, Riek Machar freed from South Africa.