Tag: South Sudan

Success despite the odds: South Sudan and Bangladesh (Shanta Devarajan, Brookings)

We enter 2022 with trepidation. The COVID-19 pandemic is having another surge, thanks to the omicron variant, setting record-high infection rates. Civil wars and...

Juba mediates to solve Sudan crisis (Baher al-Kady, Al Monitor)

There have been several regional and international attempts to defuse tension in Khartoum, following the Oct. 25 coup by the Sudanese army led by...

Peacekeeping chief encouraged by ‘warming’ relations between Sudan and South Sudan over Abyei (UN News)

The Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations told the Security Council on Wednesday that he was encouraged by a thaw in relations between South Sudan and Sudan, now that both have established national committees on the question of Abyei,...

UNHCR responding to worst flooding in decades in South Sudan (UN News)

Weeks of heavy rain have caused unrelenting floods, affecting more than 700,000 people across the country, UNHCR Representative in the country Arafat Jamal said on Tuesday. The...

South Sudan plagued by violence and corruption, Human Rights Council hears (UN News)

UNMISSNektarios Markogiannis. Many people in South Sudan are living in poverty after years of underdevelopment, corruption and conflict Delivering an update to the forum in Geneva,...

Sudan/South Sudan – Sudan PM Visits Juba Amid Political Crisis (VoA)

Waakhe Simon Wudu Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok arrived in Juba on Thursday for two days of talks aimed at bolstering peace efforts in South...

South Sudan – Deadly fighting erupts between South Sudan party’s rival factions (Al Jazeera)

Al Jazeera writes: Deadly fighting has erupted between rival factions of South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar’s SPLA-IO, his military spokesman said in a statement. The...

South Sudan – The role of the IGAD Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (Aleu Garang, ACCORD)

IGAD upgraded its presence in various IGAD Member States namely; Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda to full time presence instead of...

South Sudan – Can there be a peaceful future for South Sudan? (Al Jazeera)

When South Sudan became independent 10 years ago, President Salva Kiir promised a new beginning of tolerance, love and unity. The excitement was soon replaced...

South Sudan – South Sudan’s decade of independence: A timeline (Al Jazeera)

It has been 10 years since South Sudan gained independence to become the world’s youngest nation. Here is a look back at the country’s decade of...

South Sudan – South Sudan celebrates 10 years of independence – but few rejoice (Sam Mednick, Al Jazeera)

Friday marks 10 years since South Sudan gained independence to become the world’s youngest nation – yet few citizens are rejoicing. Over the past 10...

(South Sudan) South Sudan’s Other War: Resolving the Insurgency in Equatoria (Crisis Group)

A rebellion in Equatoria, South Sudan’s southernmost region, is undermining the already troubled peace between the main belligerents in its civil war. Mediators should...

(South Sudan) Toward a Viable Future for South Sudan (Crisis Group)

https://www.crisisgroup.org/africa/horn-africa/south-sudan/300-toward-viable-future-south-sudan

(South Sudan) The African Development Bank and WHO cut sod for Public Health Emergency Operations Center building in Juba, South Sudan (African Development Bank)

https://www.afdb.org/en/news-and-events/press-releases/african-development-bank-and-who-cut-sod-public-health-emergency-operations-center-building-juba-south-sudan-40711

(South Sudan) African Development Bank, FAO and South Sudan’s government ink protocols for $14 million grant to boost agricultural markets (African Development Bank)

https://www.afdb.org/en/news-and-events/press-releases/african-development-bank-fao-and-south-sudans-government-ink-protocols-14-million-grant-boost-agricultural-markets-40680

SOUTH SUDAN – South Sudan floods displace a million as hunger and diseases loom (Al Jazeera)

On a scrap of land surrounded by flooding in South Sudan, families drink and bathe from the waters that swept away latrines and continue...