South Sudan

South Sudan

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:15:31 GMT
Why the Latest Peace Deal Won't Hold
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan plunged into conflict in 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his deputy Riek Machar of an attempted coup d'etat. After five years in which regional powers sought ways to end the stalemate, Kiir and Machar sig...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:55:03 GMT
Conflict to Blame for Extreme Hunger, Says Aid Agency
[Norwegian Refugee Council] As the food crisis worsens across South Sudan, the Norwegian Refugee Council is calling on all parties to the conflict to allow humanitarian agencies to safely access people in desperate need of aid.

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:00:06 GMT
Salvaging South Sudan's Fragile Peace Deal
[ICG] The truce in South Sudan is holding but could break down at any time. To stave off renewed civil war, external actors should urge the belligerents to strike new bargains on security and internal boundaries - and accept a third-party protection ...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 08:08:20 GMT
Medair CEO Sees Good, Bad in South Sudan
[VOA] Since 1992, humanitarian organization Medair has been one of the most active relief organizations in what was then southern Sudan, responding to sudden emergencies such as mass displacements, high levels of child malnutrition and outbreaks of h...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:51:27 GMT
Lundin's South Sudan Ties Hit South African Shores
[New Frame] Lundin Group, a group of natural resource companies that includes a Swedish oil company facing allegations of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity in South Sudan, has an interest in the recently announced discovery o...

South Sudan Nation

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:59:07 +0000
IGAD’s conflicted and partial mediation in South Sudan
BY: ELHAG Paul, South Sudanese, APR/14/2019, SSN; At last the Eastern African regional organisation known as the Intergovernmental Authority on Development abbreviated (IGAD) and tasked with mediating peace in South Sudan has come out clear as partia...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 21:14:30 +0000
Pres. Kiir and Machar both unfit to lead peace in South Sudan: PDM Letter to Pope Francis
April 5, 2019 The Holy See, Pope Francis Apostolic Palace, Vatican City Vatican City State, 00120. Your Holiness Father, Re: President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar unfit to lead peace in South Sudan Appreciating the interest of Your Holy Father in ...

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 16:45:47 +0000
Kiir, Machar, and the Question of Religious Diplomacy
By: Duop Chak Wuol, Editor-in-Chief, South Sudan News Agency, APR/13/2019, SSN; On April 11, 2019, Pope Francis did what I viewed as a rather astonishing move. His decision to kiss the feet of President Salva Kiir, SPLM-IO leader Dr. Riek Machar, cur...

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:44:16 +0000
Is the creation of the 32 states a popular demand of the people of South Sudan or a political device of Jieng Council of Elders (JCE)?
BY: David LOKOSANG, South Sudanese, APR/09/2019, SSN; Since the signing of CPA in 2005 up to the independence of South Sudan in 2011 South Sudan was having 10 states.  Hence to give a reasonable answer on the above fundamental question, one may ask ...

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 19:27:41 +0000
Malong Lual Yor: ‘Faked Millionaire’s Road to Criminality and Jail’
By: ERIASA MUKIIBI SSERUNJOGI, DailyMonitor, Kampala, Uganda, MAR/24/2019; Wegnew Dessie is a middle-aged man of Ethiopian origin, who lives in South Africa. He greets you with a smile and does not seem bothered by life. He speaks softly. But this is...

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