This Week in South Sudan – Week 33

Tuesday 14 August

Wednesday 15 August

Thursday 16 August

Saturday 18 August

Sunday 19 Augus


This Week in South Sudan – Week 32

Monday 6 August

Tuesday 7 August

Thursday 9 August

Saturday 11 August

Sunday 12 August

This Week in South Sudan – Week 31

Tuesday 31 July

Wednesday 1 August

Friday 3 August

Saturday 4 August

Sunday 5 August

This Week in South Sudan – Week 29 and 30

Monday 16 July

Wednesday 18 July

Friday 20 July

Tuesday 24 July

Wednesday 25 July

Friday 27 July

Saturday 28 July

Sunday 29 July

This Week in South Sudan – Week 28

There will be no This Week in South Sudan for week 29 and instead a combined newsletter for week 29 and 30.


Tuesday 10 July

Wednesday 11 July

Thursday 12 July

Friday 13 July

Sunday 15 July

This Week in South Sudan – Week 27

Tuesday 3 July

Wednesday 4 July

Thursday 5 July

Friday 6 July

  • The GoSS and the opposition groups signed an accord on security arrangements, as a result of the Khartoum Agreement. Read the accord here. Key points:
    • Permanent ceasefire, including the immediate release of all prisoners of war and detainees.
    • Pre-transitional period, including demilitarization of civilian areas.
    • Transitional period of 36 months.
    • Mechanisms of security arrangements, wherein which half of the part members of the Joint Transitional Security Committee shall be drawn from the opposition groups.

Sunday 8 July

This Week in South Sudan – Week 26

The Khartoum Peace Agreement

  • On Wednesday 27 June, Salva Kiir and Riek Machar signed a peace deal alongside representatives from the South Sudan Opposition Alliance, the Former Detainees, other political parties, Sudan’s President Omer al-Bashir, and witnesses from IGAD and the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States).
  • President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar declared a permanent ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours of the signing of the agreement.
  • Read the Declaration of Agreement here. It consists of five main components:
    • “A permanent ceasefire based on the agreement signed 21 December 2017”.
    • “Building a national army, police and other security organs of an all-inclusive character that shall be free from tribalism and ethnic affiliations”.
    • “An agreement on the ‘Revised Bridging Proposal’ shall be concluded”.
    • “Efforts for improving the infrastructure and basic services […] shall be intensified”.
    • The oil fields in Unity State: “The government of South Sudan in collaboration with the Government of Sudan shall immediately rehabilitate the oil fields”.

Monday 25 June

Tuesday 26 June

Wednesday 27 June

Saturday 30 June

Sunday 1 July

This Week in South Sudan – Week 25

Tuesday 19 June

Wednesday 20 June

Thursday 21 June

Friday 22 June

This Week in South Sudan – Week 24

Wednesday 13 June

Thursday 14 June

Saturday 16 June

Sunday 17 June

This Week in South Sudan – Week 23

Tuesday 5 June

Thursday 7 June

Friday 8 June

Saturday 9 June

Sunday 10 June