This Week in South Sudan – Week 11

Monday 10 March

Tuesday 11 March

  • The treason trial against the politicians accused of being involved in a coup against the South Sudan government (Pagan Amum, Oyai Deng Ajak, Majak D’Agoot, and Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth) started.
  • UN expressed fear of the approaching rainy season’s impact on the conditions in the UN camps and on the availability of aid.
  • Brigadier General Ramesh Kumar Pun arrived in South Sudan from Nepal to become the new UNMISS Deputy Force Commander.
  • The UNMISS spokesperson, Ariane Quentier explained to the press that the UN weapons found on Sunday, were intended for Ghanaian peace keeping forces and that an error in labelling of the goods caused the regretful transport by road rather than air.
  • Medicins Sans Frontiers launched a press release stating that 15,000 seek have fled their homes in Upper Nile the past weeks.

 Wednesday 12 March

Thursday 13 March

Friday 14 March

Saturday 15 March

Sunday 16 March



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