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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:32:11 GMT
Seize This Chance for Peace
[IRIN] Oslo -In the coming weeks South Sudan's leadership, the opposition, and a cadre of armed groups are expected to come together to reignite peace talks. For the first time in months, an air of possibility floats over the war-ravaged nation.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:51:21 GMT
Rebel Leader Machar to Skip Forum to Revitalize Peace Deal
[VOA] The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) confirmed Tuesday that Riek Machar will be a no-show at an upcoming high-level meeting aimed at revitalizing the August 2015 peace agreement in South Sudan.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:09:35 GMT
South Sudan to Revive Crude Oil Operations
[East African] Economically struggling South Sudan is determined to restore security in the country in order to resume normal crude oil production and attract investments. The oil sector has been battered since South Sudan's civil war started in Dece...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:54:12 GMT
Rebel Chief Machar Rubbishes National Dialogue
[East African] South Sudan's armed opposition leader Riek Machar has rubbished the national dialogue and instead insisted that the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) peace process be revitalised.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:08:13 GMT
Total Exploration Licences Could Be Revoked As Firms Delay Start of Operations
[East African] As South Sudan seeks investors in oil exploration following the mapping of several blocks, the country has said it will revoke the licences of firms that have failed to carry out their mandate -- terming the companies as "vultures."

South Sudan Nation

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:30:58 +0000
LATEST: Businesses close as South Sudan Civil War takes its toll
By NJIRAINI MUCHIRA, THE EAST AFRICAN, OCT/18/2017, SSN; Kris Mbaya, the managing director of UAP Old Mutual South Sudan, who was posted to the country in early 2013, is among business managers who have seen the good, the bad and the ugly of South Su...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:03:53 +0000
Kiir’s Juba regime forces using starvation of civilians as method of combat in Yei River State
On Friday 13-10-2017, a convoy of humanitarian agencies operating in Yei attempted to deliver humanitarian consignment to SPLM/A (IO) controlled areas where most of the civilians have taken shelter, but it was blocked by Kiir’s tribal and merci...

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:25:24 +0000
Accountability, National Dialogue, and Elections: Which one of them comes first?
BY: Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudan, OCT/14/2017, SSN; Conflicts or wars are the offspring of failures to have constructive dialogues in resolving problems between parties. The parties could range from countries, groups of allies, organizations, and...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:28:02 +0000
Grievances of Chollo Community against Govt. of South Sudan’s aggression, discrimination and exploitation
To: Ambassador Ismail Weis, Head of IGAD Delegation to Khartoum, Sudan Date: 10th October 2017, SSN; Chollo Community Council would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to IGAD representatives for accepting our humble request to meet you,...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:25:18 +0000
Do we have leaders in South Sudan or just murderers?
By Peter Gai Manyuon, OCT/12/2017, SSN; According to different scholars globally, leadership style is the way a person uses power to lead other people. More so, scholars have also identified a variety of leadership styles based on the number of follo...

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