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Surging violence in parts of South Sudan is putting thousands of war-weary civilians at risk and endangering the fragile peace process in the world's ... in Nhialdiu, Mayendit, Rupchai, Thaker, and Mirinyal, in the vicinity of Leer and Bentiu in the Unity region, as well as around Motot and Akobo in Jonglei.
JUBA, April 26 (Xinhua) -- A former child refugee in South Sudan has taken the frontline to promote peace building in the strife-torn East African nation through ... He left his home village in the wake of Sudanese civil war, escaped to western Uganda with his family as refugees where he finished primary and ...

A surge in violent clashes in Unity, Jonglei and Central Equatorias is having a devastating impact on thousands of civilians and on humanitarian agencies trying to provide desperately needed assistance to vulnerable people. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is deeply concerned at ...
CONTEXT. Akobo town is located in the eastern side of Akobo County, Jonglei State, close to the land and river border crossings with Ethiopia. Akobo is a key point of trade and transit between South Sudan and Ethiopia. Since the beginning of the crisis, this route has been used by South Sudanese ...
When the third round of talks* aimed at revitalising the chances of peace in South Sudan gets underway in Addis Ababa on 26 April, the country's influential former military chief wants to be at the table. Paul Malong's announcement on Tuesday, 10 April, that he was launching a new opposition party added ...
Introduction. Severe levels of food insecurity, displacement, and minimal access to humanitarian services have been reported across Canal/Pigi County, Jonglei State throughout 2017. Round 21 of the Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System (FSNMS) suggested that households (HHs) in Canal/Pigi ...

Introduction. Ongoing conflict in Jonglei continued to negatively affect humanitarian needs among the population in November. Clashes between armed groups and pervasive insecurity caused displacement among affected communities negatively impacting their ability to meet their primary needs. REACH ...
Staurt Bowman of Partners in Compassionate Care (PCC) recently visited a small leper colony in the Junglei state. PCC is working alongside Set Free Ministries to share the Gospel and provide medical aid in South Sudan. This most recent trip was made possible thanks to a number of ministries who came ...
During the month of February, the areas of focus of partners were deep field locations within Western Bahr el Ghazal, Jonglei and Upper Nile states. Special efforts were put in addressing the needs of the affected population in the Greater Baggari area. Likewise, in Jonglei partners responded top acute ...
1. Background: Intervention overview. Nyirol East County is one of the County that makes up the newly created Bieh state. It consists of five Payams of lankien, Dengdor, Thol, Tut and Natim each headed by payam chief. The payams are further, divided in to bomas, each headed by boma chief, who are ...
It is projected that South Sudan will have a deficit of estimated cereal needs in 2018 measuring 482,000 metric tons. So far, CARE said it has distributed more than $13 million in food assistance to more than 500,000 people in Unity, Jonglei, Upper Nile and Eastern Equatorial states in the past 12 months.
Perth woman Dorsa Nazemi-Salman tries to work out where fighting will be in what was Jonglei state, South Sudan. ... US president George W. Bush had been happy to support the struggle of the beleaguered Christian south against the Muslim north – and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is rarely ...
Two communities in South Sudan's Jonglei State have signed a peace agreement to end a deadly conflict over grazing land that has claimed 37 lives in the past two months. The Jonglei State deputy governor says the communities from Bor South County agreed to create a buffer zone so security forces can ...
JUBA, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Warring clans in South Sudan's Jonglei state on Wednesday signed an agreement to end hostilities and embrace peaceful coexistence after 39 people died during clashes that erupted last year. South Sudan's Defense Minister Kuol Manyang Juuk told Xinhua by phone that the ...
Akobo town is located in the eastern side of Akobo County, Jonglei State, close to the land and river border crossings with Ethiopia. Akobo is a key point of trade and transit between South Sudan and Ethiopia. Since the beginning of the crisis, this route has been used by South Sudanese heading to or ...
Hundreds of residents of the Jonglei State capital of Bor are sleeping under the stars after local authorities demolished their houses Tuesday to make way for new roads. Residents awoke to the sound of a bulldozer destroying their houses in the Marol area, where many South Sudanese had settled illegally ...
At least 15 people have been killed and several others injured during clan fighting in South Sudan, a government official and witnesses say. The fighting, in the Kolynyang area of Jonglei state's Bor South county, began Wednesday and continued into Thursday, said witnesses who hid in the bush.

Following the outbreak of conflict in Pieri, Uror County, in mid-January, internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Uror and Akobo West fled to Akobo town and Bor Protection of Civilian (PoC) site, whilst others have moved towards Ethiopia to reach refugee camps in Gambella. Given the rapid onset of the ...
AKOBO, South Sudan — It's been almost two years since Deng Machar's three young children were abducted from his home and likely sold for cattle. ... The United Nations says its child protection team confirmed abductions in the regions of Unity, Central Equatoria, Jonglei, Upper Nile and Western ...
Child abductions have risen during South Sudan's civil war as desperate people try to make a living. ... The United Nations says its child protection team confirmed abductions in the regions of Unity, Central Equatoria, Jonglei, Upper Nile and Western Equatoria last year, though it didn't have a total number.
More than six million people, up about 40 percent from a year ago, are at threat without aid, according to the report released Monday by the United Nations and South Sudan's government. It says 150,000 people in 11 counties in Jonglei, Upper Nile, Unity and Western Bahr el Ghazal states could slip into ...
Child soldiers put down their guns in a disarmament and release ceremony in Jonglei state, South Sudan, February 10, 2015. ... John Guangwap Thiep was asleep when South Sudanese soldiers burst into his home in Mayom county in July 2016, determined to snatch him away from his family and friends.
Child abductions have risen during South Sudan's civil war as desperate people try to make a living, and one child, no matter the age, is said to sell for ... it a particular problem in Jonglei state, where the town of Akobo is located and where many in the Murle tribe base "their livelihood" on selling children.
The United Nations says its child protection team confirmed abductions in the regions of Unity, Central Equatoria, Jonglei, Upper Nile and Western Equatoria last year, though it didn't have a total number. Although inter-clan fighting, cattle raiding and abductions are deep-seated throughout this East African ...
Delivering assistance and protection in South Sudan depends on the exceptional commitment of humanitarians working in extremely difficult and dangerous circumstances. This includes over 160 national and international NGOs and UN agencies, with South Sudanese aid workers in particular often ...
January 30, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan's government has decried insistence of the African Union to impose sanctions against individuals perceived to be ... He said that several violations had been reported in Central Equatoria, Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile States, causing further displacement of civilians.
South Sudan has now been at war for five of its seven years of existence, and there is no end in sight. This internal conflict, which has been raging since 2013, has already driven 4.5 million people from their homes—the same number of southern Sudanese displaced during the entire three-decade Sudan ...
the national wrestling match saw wrestlers from Eastern Lakes and Terekeka states emerging victors over their rivals from Jonglei states. Some excited fans urged organisers to consider a monthly wrestling tournament to bring people together. As the youngest country in Africa, South Sudan is in the middle ...
United Nations peacekeepers are returning to the only U.N. base in South Sudan "clearly" in an area under opposition control as residents hope for ... of South Sudan's last opposition strongholds and has become a refuge for thousands of ethnic Nuer fleeing the fighting in Upper Nile and Jonglei states.
He faulted South Sudanese leaders of failing to respect the agreement as civilians continue fleeing into neighboring Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Lam Madhak Diew, the paramount chief of Ayod county called on the international community, the regional bloc ...
Ambassador Ismail Wais, IGAD special envoy for South Sudan, has refuted allegations that IGAD and Troika are responsible for violations of cessation of hostilities in Jonglei region. He said the claims by SPLM-IO deputy military spokesperson Lam Paul Gabriel are misleading and irresponsible.
The stunning rebuke of the IGAD special envoy comes after accusations by the rebel official that the IGAD and TROIKA are "indirectly contributing to the bloodshed in South Sudan" because the attacks carried out in Bieh State during a recent visit of the First Vice President Taban Deng Gai in the region.
In the press statement seen by Africanews, the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangement Monitoring Mechanism, (CTSAMM) said it recently received allegations regarding ongoing hostilities in some areas of Jonglei region where the South Sudan government army's convoy was reportedly ...
January 14, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan rebels have accused government troops of massively displacing civilians in Payai and Paduay in the wake of the ... Sudan in violation of the ceasefire agreement, including last week's movement of hundreds of government troops into the country's state of Jonglei.
A reliable source within Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the east African trade bloc, that IGAD permitted Taban Deng Gai as South Sudan's First Vice President with the knowledge of Troika to travel to greater Jonglei where he is currently causing more destruction and displacement to ...
Rebuilt in record 10 days by the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in collaboration with the government, it has greatly benefited humanitarians, enabling ... Initiatives such as this one demonstrate the power of peacekeepers to make a real difference in the lives of South Sudanese families,” he added.
13 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's international peace partners, the United States, Britain and Norway, have condemned ceasefire violations after both parties ... of the CoH which was inked in Ethiopia on December 21, 2017, including the movement this week of hundreds of government troops into Jonglei state.
The Troika has seen strong evidence of violations of the CoH by Government of South Sudan forces in Unity State and by forces associated with opposition ... of the movement of forces by all sides in violation of the CoH, including the movement this week of hundreds of Government troops into Jonglei state.
The fighting, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities, occurred in Bor South, which is located in Jonglei state. The Bor South county commissioner, Deng Mabior, said about 18 people was also critically injured during the weekend's clash. “The situation is currently under control of the army.
JUBA, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- At least 20 people have been killed and 18 others injured in South Sudan's Jonglei State after two rival communities clashed over renaming of a contested village, a local government official said Wednesday. Jacob Akech Deng, Jonglei State Information Minister, told Xinhua by ...
Pulchuol is a payam located in the center of the Uror County (Jonglei State). Uror borders with Motoot in the Northeast, Pathai in the West, and Karam and Pieri in the East. Pulchuol Payam includes the four bomas Duol, Rupliah, Patuak and Nyakhor, which were assessed during this DTM exercise.
The rebels of the Sudan People's Army in Opposition (SPLA IO), loyal to Riek Machar, said they handed over 15 South Sudan government soldiers to the ... Sudanese armed and unarmed parties mentions ICRC as a facilitator for the release of people persecuted in relation to the conflict in South Sudan.
In 2017 over 1,159 humanitarian access incidents were reported by humanitarian actors in South Sudan, indicative of increasingly difficult times for ... More than 70 per cent of those fled in the first half of 2017, which saw multiple military offensives in Upper Nile, Jonglei, and the Greater Equatoria region.
However, the number of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda had dropped to 986,140 at the end of December from 1.03 million the previous month. Partners in Upper Nile helped close Melut Protection of Civilians (PoC) site, as over 560 people were assisted to return to their places of origin in Western ...
The ceasefire monitors were also supported by statements from the former political detainees, who considered the visit of the first vice president to Jonglei region as violation of the ceasefire agreement. “That type of movement as per the cessation of hostilities agreement is a violation, said Kosti Manibe on ...
... First Vice President (FVP) Taban Deng Gai by and indeed the regime of President Salva Kiir Mayardit is showing towards the 21st December, 2017 CoH (Cessation of Hostilities) Agreement by moving a large contingent of SSDF (South Sudan Defence Forces) from Juba to Jonglei in broad daylight and in ...
Rebels in South Sudan have accused mediators of allowing the government to violate the recent cease-fire, an allegation the top mediator quickly ... Colonel Lam Paul Gabriel said in a statement that IGAD and the troika allowed Gai to travel to Jonglei state, "where he is causing more destruction and ...
Lam Paul Gabriel, deputy spokesperson of the SPLA-IO told Sudan Tribune that the attack took place in the territory under control of SPLA-IO between ... In Bieh state, he says the government forces under command of First Vice President Taban Deng Gai and Gony Biliu have arrived in Jonglei State with an ...
Over 1.2 million people in war-torn South Sudan are one step away from famine and in early 2018 half the country's population will be reliant on emergency ... People register with the World Food Programme (WFP) for food distribution in Old Fangak in Jonglei state, one of the areas in South Sudan badly ...
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 General Masum was met by UNMISS contingents from Korea, Ethiopia, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal, as well as by a group of internally ...


 

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