This Week in South Sudan – Week 47

Monday 17 November

Tuesday 18 November

  • UNHCR started relocating 15,000 stranded South Sudanese refugees, from a way station in western Ethiopia to Pugnido Refugee Camp, some 300 kilometres away.
  • The SPLA-IO and SPLA-Juba factions have reportedly decided on a phased withdrawal of Ugandan troops from South Sudanese territory during an IGAD workshop in Addis Ababa.

Wednesday 19 November

Thursday 20 November

Friday 21 November

  • South Sudan’s peace talks -expected to resume on 24 November, have been postponed to allow the SPLM-IO to discuss the ongoing negotiations at a party conference in Pagak.

Saturday 22 November

Sunday 23 November

  • The joint committee tasked with demarcating Sudan and South Sudan’s border concluded ‘successful’ meetings in Addis Ababa, and agreed to meet again in Khartoum on 7 December.

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