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

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:55:06 +0000
“Tycoon” thief, Malong Yor ‘Junior,’ son of Gen. Paul Malong, arrested for theft in Kampala
By Ephraim Kasozi,, Daily Monitor, Kampala, UGANDA, MAR/21/2019, SSN; Kampala. Three people including a South Sudan businessman, Mr Lawrence Malong Lual Yor, have been remanded to Luzira Prison over alleged fraud in connection with obtaining money b...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:53:56 +0000
Open Letter to Minister Martin Elia Lomuro: “Gen. Cirillo, unlike you, is a Nationalist of the highest order!”
Honourable Dr. Martin Elia Lomurö, South Sudan Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Juba – South Sudan. BY: Laila B. Lokosang, Ph.D, South Sudanese, MAR/18/2018, SSN; Sir, I am prompted to write this open letter after reading an article published by the o...

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 23:05:10 +0000
Pres. Kiir shouldn’t go to Vatican: A letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis
His Holiness Pope Francis / Apostolic Palace /Vatican City, Vatican City State, 00120 Ref: South Sudan President Salva Kirr Manyardit, should have NOT been invited to Rome (By the time this article was published, Kiir was already in the Vatican as sh...

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:46:30 +0000
Exclusion of PDM from Consultations with R-ARCSS non-signatories
March 14th 2019, Dear Excellency Ambassador Ismail Wais, IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan Your Excellency, I hope this finds you well. PDM is aware of your esteemed office lately making every effort to reach out to and engage with all the non-signa...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:17:36 +0000
Gen. Cirillo: Juba deal ignored root causes of conflict, rewarded political elite
By: FRED OLUOCH, TheEastAfrican, MAR/13/2019, SSN; The leader of the National Salvation Front (NAS), a group fighting government forces in Central and Western Equatoria in South Sudan, Gen Thomas Cirillo Swaka spoke to Fred Oluoch about his faction...