Monday 28 July
- The South Sudanese government rejected demands for suspension of new oil contracts.
- Critical food shortage was reported in Jonglei.
- The South Sudanese government announced that it is ready to resume peace talks with the opposition.
- The SPLM/A-in-Opposition launched a new membership form to organise its members.
Tuesday 29 July
- The SPLA declared 10 politicians ‘illegal’ and said that these politicians’ attendance at the IGAD peace talks will not be accepted.
- Political parties in South Sudan proposed the creation of a prime minister position.
- South Sudanese Civil Society Organisations in exile selected their representatives to the IGAD peace talks.
- A South Sudanese human rights body condemned the arrest of South Sudanese youths in Bahr el Ghazal.
- The African Union announced that an investigation of children in South Sudan’s situation will take place next week.
Wednesday 30 July
- SPLA-in-Opposition officials requested that the base for the Monitoring and Verification Team (MVT) is hosted on neutral ground outside South Sudan.
- The new round of peace talks was delayed and is expected to resume Monday 4 August.
Thursday 31 July
- The UK Africa minister called for immediate ceasefire in South Sudan.
- 19 Cholera deaths in Upper Nile over the last three weeks were reported.
- Desmond Tutu urged the world not to forget South Sudan.
- David Yau Yau was appointed as chief administrator of Greater Pibor.
- The South Sudanese government announced that the planned gold mining will be delayed by a year due to the conflict.
- Salva Kiir left for the US-Africa summit.
- Salva Kiir renewed his call for peace with the opposition.
Friday 1 August
- Human Rights Watch urged South Sudan’s security service to stop restricting the media.
- Riek Machar appointed representatives to the UN and the US.
- South Sudanese youth organisations declared their support to the SPLM/A-in-Opposition.
- A South Sudanese civil society organisation leader was shot in Juba.
Saturday 2 August
- Leaders of the SPLM’s branch in the US announced that they are changing allegiance to the SPLM/A-in-Opposition.
- A senior SPLM official joined the opposition.
- The UN announced that more than 200,000 displaced people in Jonglei and Western Equatoria have returned to their homes.
- The South Sudanese government denied that it is harassing the media.
- Dinka and Nuer women met for peace in Bor.
Sunday 3 August
- Flooding in Unity State displaced more than 40,000 people.
- Salva Kiir urged the government delegation to the IGAD peace talks to prioritise peace.
- Former SPLA general claimed that 5,000 new recruits have joined the SPLA-in-Opposition.
- The Upper Nile Governor appointed new ministers and commissioners.
- Fighting erupted in Maban County, Upper Nile State.