South Sudan

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 04:13:29 GMT
The World's Youngest Nation At a Crossroads
[Africa Renewal] Thirteen years since becoming an independent state, South Sudan faces profound humanitarian challenges

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 05:28:45 GMT
Opposition Mounts Against Security Bill in South Sudan
[VOA] Juba, South Sudan -- In South Sudan, opponents of President Salva Kiir want him to send back to parliament a recently passed bill over concerns it will give state security agents too much power. Critics of the bill say it will allow the Nationa...

Wed, 10 Jul 2024 10:34:06 GMT
UN Commission Has Advice for South Sudan's President on Security Law
[allAfrica] Geneva -- The UN has urged South Sudan's president to return the National Security Service Bill to legislators to align it with the country's human rights obligations due to it entrenching arbitrary detention.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:02:49 GMT
Concern Mounts Over Fate of El Fasher, Call for Consensus Over South Sudan Elections
[UN News] UN humanitarians "remain gravely concerned" over the daily fighting that continues to rage in and around the Sudanese city of El Fasher, UN Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said on Thursday.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 04:56:50 GMT
President Should Send Draconian National Security Service Bill Back to Parliament for Review
[AI London] Amnesty International urges South Sudan's President Salva Kiir to send the National Security Service Act 2014 (Amendment) Bill 2024 back to parliament for review and significant amendment. The bill that passed parliament on 3 July 2024 ri...

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 15:11:39 GMT
South Sudan Celebrates the Anniversary of Independence in Hope, but the Situation Remains Difficult
[Agenzia Fides] Juba -- Between light (little) and shadow (a lot), South Sudan celebrated the anniversary of independence on July 9.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 05:04:31 GMT
South Sudan Should Mark Independence Anniversary With Human Rights Commitments
[AI London] There were scenes of jubilation and euphoria when South Sudan gained independence 13 years ago today. But hope and optimism quickly vanished as conflict, corruption and human rights violations have become entrenched in the world's newest ...

Wed, 10 Jul 2024 14:45:12 GMT
TSC President Congratulates President of South Sudan On the Occasion of His Country's National Day
[SNA] Portsudan -- President of the Transitional Sovereignty Council (TSC) and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, General Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, sent a cable of congratulations to the President of the State of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, ...

Wed, 10 Jul 2024 04:56:15 GMT
South Sudan, the World's Youngest Nation, Is At a Crossroads
[UNDP] A holistic approach is required to lay the groundwork for self-sufficiency, peace and sustainable development

Tue, 09 Jul 2024 11:23:39 GMT
Ethiopia-South Sudan Economic Integration: Why Infrastructure Connectivity Is Key for Peace and Prosperity
[Addis Standard] Historical Context and Diplomatic Ties

Fri, 05 Jul 2024 16:13:38 GMT
South Sudanese Basketball Team in Rwanda for Olympics Preparations
[New Times] A Star studded South Sudanese team has arrived in Rwanda to carry out their preparations for the upcoming Paris Olympics.

Thu, 04 Jul 2024 10:51:41 GMT
Damaging Security Law Revisions Adopted
[HRW] Nairobi -- President Kiir Should Reject Law and Limit Broad, Unqualified Powers

Tue, 02 Jul 2024 06:46:01 GMT
South Sudan's Authorities Show Their Aversion to Criticism Yet Again
[HRW] Last week, authorities in Jonglei state detained a photojournalist with the state-run South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation for participating in protests about the cost of living and nonpayment of civil servant salaries. Media reported that poli...

Fri, 28 Jun 2024 14:17:20 GMT
Pope Francis Appoints of First Nuncio to South Sudan
[CISA] Juba -- Msgr Ionut Paul Streajac, Charge d'Affaires of the Apostolic Nunciature in South Sudan has emphasized that the appointment of the first resident Apostolic Nuncio signifies Pope Francis' dedication and support for South Sudan, as well a...

Thu, 27 Jun 2024 08:59:03 GMT
Ethiopia, South Sudan to Build 220 Km Cross-Border Highway
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Ethiopia and South Sudan are set to build a 220 km road connecting the two countries, following a 738 million USD financial agreement signed in May 2023.

Fri, 28 Jun 2024 14:15:51 GMT
The Greatest Land Mammal Migration On Earth Is Taking Place - and It's Not the Serengeti
[Daily Maverick] In an area you've probably never heard of, the largest movement of land mammals on the planet is under way.

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 04:53:07 GMT
War in Sudan Exacerbates Humanitarian Needs in South Sudan
[MSF] Juba -- The ongoing war in Sudan is drastically increasing people's needs across the border in South Sudan, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF calls for an immediate scale-up of lifesaving aid for refugees and returnees fleeing ...

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 06:43:37 GMT
ICRC Delivers Assistance to Communities Fleeing the Conflict in Sudan
[ICRC] A group of Sudanese refugees gets off a truck upon arrival in Boro Medina, a small town in South Sudan with a population of about 5,000.

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 06:19:39 GMT
UN Security Council Demands Halt to Fighting in Darfur's El Fasher
[VOA] United Nations -- The U.N. Security Council demanded Thursday that the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) halt their siege on the North Darfur capital, El Fasher, as they are poised to take the last remaining city in Sudan's Darfur region ...

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 04:48:03 GMT
South Sudan Opposition Leaders Express Doubts Over Upcoming Elections
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Opposition leaders from South Sudan, currently engaged in peace talks in Nairobi, have voiced serious concerns about the country's readiness for upcoming elections.