South Sudan

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:41:10 GMT
South Sudan's New Finance Minister Braving 'Ghosts' and Crocodiles
[Nile Post] A South Sudan minister has set out to eliminate 'ghost workers' from public payroll and vowed not to pay out a mountain of claims worth millions of dollars until the invoices are verified.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 18:14:18 GMT
Joint NGO Letter Calls for Renewal of UN Commission On Human Rights in South Sudan At Critical Moment
[HRW] As elections loom, extend vital Human Rights Commission mandate

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 16:55:54 GMT
Response At Transit Sites in South Sudan Essential to Prevent Deadly Outbreaks
[MSF] - A humanitarian crisis is escalating in Bulukat and Renk, two of the busiest transit sites in South Sudan's Upper Nile state, warns MSF. Thousands of people who escaped the conflict in Sudan are desperately short of essentials including clean ...

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 09:48:02 GMT
South Sudan - Some Spoilers Want Peace to Fail, Putting 2024 Elections At Risk
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan is expected to hold its first general election in December 2024. It became an independent state in 2011.

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 13:59:38 GMT
'We Demand' - a Collective Statement to the African Union
[African Arguments] A movement of dozens of African civil society groups call on the AU to take actions in pursuit of climate justice, peace, and equality.

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 10:22:57 GMT
Sudanese Refugees Face Dire Hardship in South Sudan Camps
[Dabanga] Gorom Camp, Juba -- Sudanese refugees in the Gorom camp, west of Juba, capital of South Sudan, complain about deteriorating conditions and difficulties facing them in the camp. An activist told Dabanga on Friday that the camp lacks even the...

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 17:03:31 GMT
Zero Waste, More Hope in South Sudan
[UN News] Zero energy light bulbs and sturdy bricks for schools and homes. Some innovative communities in South Sudan are reusing waste in new ways as the world rallies to ban plastic pollution by the year's end, with help from a small team of expert...

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 14:00:00 GMT
Ethiopia, South Sudan Working to Accelerate Regional Integration
[ENA] Addis Ababa, -- Ethiopia and South Sudan have enjoyed cordial relationships in multifaceted spheres that "will never change", South Sudan's Foreign Affairs Minister, James Pitia Morgan said.

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 18:16:54 GMT
Ten Things to Know About the Neglected Emergency in Chad
[Norwegian Refugee Council] One of the world's poorest countries has been hit by the world's largest displacement crisis. In eastern Chad, locals are sharing what little they have with the largest surge of refugees ever to cross there.

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 11:39:39 GMT
Failure to Apply East Africa's Mifugo Protocol Keeps Violence Simmering
[ISS] The protocol provides the means to tackle cattle rustling and related crimes, but no countries have ratified it.

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 16:19:52 GMT
South Sudan - New Water Supply System to Provide Lainya Communities With Improved Access to Clean Water
[ICRC] O Present Were Hon. Huda Laila -- Juba, South Sudan (ICRC) - On Wednesday, 7 February, a reconstructed solar-powered water supply system was inaugurated at Lainya Town, Central Equatoria State, by Honourable Latiyu Paul Abbas - State Minister ...

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 17:40:01 GMT
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield on the Power of Democracy and the Future of Peacekeeping in Africa After AU Financing Resolution
[U.S. Mission to the UN] New York -- Briefing with USUN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on the Power of Democracy and the Future of Peacekeeping in Africa After the AU Financing Security Council Resolution

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 15:49:36 GMT
UN Peacekeepers and Civilians Killed During Clashes in Disputed Abyei Region
[UN] Armed youth from rival factions of the Dinka ethnic group have been battling over the location of an administrative boundary in the oil-rich region, claimed by both countries, according to media reports.

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 13:16:09 GMT
Sudan-South Sudan Border - 52 People Killed in Abyei Clashes
[Dabanga] On Saturday, 52 people were killed and 64 injured in tribal clashes, according to Bulabek Deng Kuol, Sultan of the Ngok Dinka in the disputed Abyei* border region between Sudan and South Sudan. The UN Interim Security Force in Abyei** (UNIS...

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 11:37:14 GMT
MSF Launches Mass Vaccination Campaign Amid Deadly Hepatitis E Outbreak
[MSF] Juba - In response to a deadly hepatitis E outbreak in South Sudan, MSF has launched a vaccination campaign in collaboration with the Ministry of Health to provide protection to women and girls of reproductive age, who are at greatest risk of d...

Tue, 30 Jan 2024 04:59:49 GMT
Peacekeepers and Civilians Killed During Clashes in Disputed Abyei Region
[UN News] Continuing intercommunal clashes in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan have left more than 50 people dead including two peacekeepers, the UN said on Monday.