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The carnage Kiir committed in Juba in December 2013 proves that he is not a sound-minded national leader who can unite the people of South Sudan and transform the young nation into a democratic society. Kiir's use of tribal militia in his December 2013 bloody campaign against the Nuer ethnic group ...
South Sudan's Health Minister Riek Gai Kok (L) talks with Zhang Yi, Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Chinese Embassy in South Sudan during a tour of the China-aided project for expansion and modernization of Juba Teaching hospital in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 5, 2018. Riek Gai ...

Juba, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's main rebel group, the Sudan People's Liberation army-in opposition (SPLA-IO), on Saturday commenced its official release of prisoners of war (PoWs) captured during four years of violence. The SPLA-IO deputy spokesman Colonel Lam Paul Gabriel said their ...
"Everything is done in Juba on behalf of the local people because it is central system as you know," said the former presidential advisor. He further explained, "Their claims that it is decentralized are untrue. Everything is done in Juba and [President] Salva Kiir is everything. That is the cause of the current ...
The case of South Sudan's international airport is starkly different as it has been labeled the worst facility according to a travel firm. A November 2017 survey by renowned aviation organization, Sleep in Airport (sleepinairports.net), also ranked the Juba International Airport the world's worst. The criteria ...
Juba, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- A South Sudanese senior official said on Wednesday that they hope the upcoming National Unity Day (NUD) will help create purpose of unity in the war-torn country. Nadia Arop, the Minister for youth, sports and culture said the third annual NUD will fall on January 27 and will be ...

January 9, 2017 (Juba) - At least four pro-government troops were killed in fresh clashes that occurred outside the South Sudan capital, Juba on Tuesday, the country's armed opposition faction claimed. JPEG - 21.1 kb; A SPLA soldier stands in front of a vehicle in Juba on December 20, 2013. (Photo ...
January 7, 2018 (Juba) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir said Sunday his ex-army chief of staff whom he released into exile through mediation brokered by elders was now mobilizing for war, citing videotapes in which he was talking to soldiers and officers in the army to cause rebellion and attack towns ...
January 4, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudan army (SPLA) has accused the armed opposition forces of violating the ceasefire signed on 21 December 2017. JPEG - 33 kb; Brigadier General Lul Ruai Koang, SPLA spokesperson, is seen at a containment site outside of the capital Juba on April 14, 2016.
Juba - South Sudan's warring sides are blaming each other for new fighting outside the capital that violates a recent cease-fire. The fighting erupted on Thursday evening between government and opposition forces less than 20km outside Juba. The US Embassy on Friday issued a travel warning for staffers ...
South Sudan's army says it repulsed a rebel attack Thursday on the outskirts of the capital, Juba, that caused panic among residents who heard gunfire. Witnesses say the Kapuri military post west of Juba came under attack at about 11:30 p.m. local time. Army spokesman Brigadier General Lul Ruai Koang ...
Elizabeth Siebenmann, who is working for UNHCR in the South Sudanese capital Juba, says that more money would make a difference. "UNHCR is certainly in need of resources, so encouraging governments to contribute more to the UNCHR global response and South Sudanese response will certainly ...
Juba -- The South Sudanese government said on Wednesday that it is restraining their military commanders to deter further escalation of violence in the wake of the renewed fighting with rebels after both parties signed the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) in December. Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...
This brief excerpt discusses the Juba Nuer Massacre and other massacres like it. Juba Nuer Massacre is by far one of the deadliest, most notable and tragic ever in South Sudan history and in African's context. Juba Nuer Massacre is the most noxious in term of human cost and it has dealt a profound impact ...
Last week, clashes broke out near Juba between government troops and rebels, the latest violation of a ceasefire signed in December. The deal reached in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa between Kiir's government and a myriad of opposition groups had aimed to end the four-year-old war in which tens ...
The United States, Britain and Norway form a group that supported the 2005 accord leading to the independence of South Sudan from Sudan. They have threatened to impose individual or group sanctions for those violating the ceasefire. They added that field commanders and their political bosses would ...

The UN Mission in South Sudan has received a new commander, Brigadier General Muhamed Masum of Bangladesh, for its Sector East, based in Bor in Jonglei. Brigadier ... "We have been enjoying cooperation with UNMISS in maintaining roads, especially the road between Bor and Juba. We hope they ...
"On 26/12/2017 at about 13:00hrs, the Juba regime forces launched another attack on SPLA IO position in Bieh Payam in Koch County. They burnt down the base and its surrounding villages including food stores of both local produces and WFP provided donations to the suffering civilians of Koch County", ...
The reshuffle comes a week after the Juba government and rebels agreed on a ceasefire mediated by the East African regional bloc (IGAD). The new changes in the country's military have, however, been well received by the local population, many of whom have long preferred that the ex-rebel commander ...
December 27, 2017 (AWEIL) - Chief of defence of forces of South Sudanese army Wednesday has pledged to implement the ceasefire agreement, urging the international community to restrain rebel forces. Gen James Ajonga Mawut, currently in Aweil for Christmas break, told officers and soldiers that ...
Last week, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced more targeted sanctions against South Sudanese citizen Benjamin Bol Mel and three of his companies. The U.S. embassy in Juba said Bol Mel is a close associate of President Kiir and used connections to win government contracts worth millions ...
More by this Author. Juba. At least 22 people have been killed in inter-clan clashes in South Sudan, a local government official has said. The fighting, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities, occurred in Bor South in central Jonglei State, some 200 kilometres north of the capital Juba.
File photo shows South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) and former South Sudanese first Vice-President Riek Machar (L) in Juba, capital of South Sudan, on April 26, 2016. Riek Machar was then sworn in as the country's first vice president. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu). Juba, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- A cease-fire ...
The U.N. diplomat insisted that peacekeepers serving under UNMISS have saved the lives of thousands of civilians trapped in Juba and other towns during fighting between South Sudan army and rebels of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement in opposition (SPLM IO) loyal to former first vice president ...
Following the outbreak of violence in Juba in July 2016, the South Sudanese civil war spread from its historic epicentre in Greater Upper Nile to Greater Equatoria (Central, Eastern and Western Equatoria states). Insecurity caused widespread displacement and rendered much of Greater Equatoria largely ...
Juba 11 December 2017: In South Sudan, cholera continues to hit communities already made vulnerable by disasters such as conflict and hunger catastrophe. In 2017, South Sudan braced the most protracted and biggest cholera outbreak. The outbreak was first detected in July 2016 and since then over ...
A woman takes part in a silent march with participants from more than forty South Sudanese women organisations to express the frustration and suffering that women and children face in Juba, South Sudan on December 9, 2017. PHOTO | STEFANIE GLINSKI | AFP ...
A family in Kakamega County is in agony after their son was detained in unclear circumstances in Juba, South Sudan, a month ago. ... "My brother has been working for the last 11 years in Juba for various companies and we have never heard of anything unusual," said Steven's younger brother Bernard ...
Juba - At least 45 people have died in fighting between ethnic groups in South Sudan's northern state of Western Lakes, a local official said, in a new source of violence in a country already devastated by a four-year civil war. Shadrack Bol Maachok, the state's information minister, said the clashes in Malek ...
Juba, Dec 5 (Reuters) - South Sudan still owes neighbouring Sudan$1.3 billion from a 2012 deal that ended a dispute over oil payments between the two nations, the deputy finance minister told Reuters before he was sacked last week. The previously undisclosed amount is equivalent to eight years worth ...
Kfir Shilder, a project manager at Global Group, the Israeli company behind the project, said the surveillance system had 11 cameras installed in Juba and two drones. It would eventually be rolled out across the town. « It will be safe for everybody residing in Juba », President Salva Kiir said at the system's ...
The day clubs are a small place of respite, not just from the conflict, but from the frustrations of being a young person in Juba. Many are in school but with few prospects for jobs after they graduate. Youth unemployment is high, an estimated 40% but likely higher. Young South Sudanese have had their lives ...
Two weeks ago, the director of information for South Sudan's Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC), Peter Nyale Gatkuoth, was shot dead in his residence in the capital Juba by the "Unknown gunmen" following weeks of killings that saw the same "Unknown Gunmen" targeting close political and ...
November 25, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudan president Salva Kiir has decried rampant and indiscriminate killings carried out by the unknown ...
WATCH: Nikki Haley says US Must Take Sides in South Sudan Conflict ... held a brief, one-on-one meeting with President Salva Kiir in Juba.
Juba, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- The East Africa's bloc said on Friday that its special envoy to South Sudan has stepped up consultations with the ...
November 23, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudan Friday has stopped issuing and renewing passports and other travelling documents after production ...
Juba, South Sudan - Anna Ogud Okwier scoops a handful of groundnuts from a bag and displays them proudly. The 50-year-old refugee from ...
November 22, 2017 (KAMPALA) - The South Sudanese armed opposition official has criticized the Kenyan ambassador to Juba, Cleland ...
James Pitia Morgan, Ambassador of South Sudan, also reaffirmed the commitment of the South Sudan's government in Juba toward the ...
Awan recently arrived in the Kenyan capital for medical examinations, a matter that he long time asked for to avoid confinement in Juba after his ...
November 19, 2017 (Juba) - Paul Malong Awan, former chief of staff of South Sudanese army Sunday gave up his request to visit his home ...
Juba, November 16, 2017- 25 South Sudan women leaders, representing women's peace networks met with the Troika's Special Envoys to ...
November 17, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir said he decided to not act on the wishes of the warmongers who had hoped he ...
Years of conflict have torn at the seams of Juba, South Sudan. ... Before the South Sudanese civil war broke out, Akuja de Garang, 41, would ...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and his former army chief of staff apparently have reconciled, a week after a tense standoff in Juba ...
November 13, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudan on Monday dismissed a United Nations report claiming government deliberately uses food as a ...
Juba, 08 November 2017: WHO South Sudan in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MoH), UNICEF and other partners, conducted a Polio ...
Juba, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan said it has resolved the standoff with ex-army (SPLA) Chief of General Staff Paul Malong by ...


 

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