Monday 13 July
- The civil war continues to stifle South Sudan’s oil economy.
- The Central Equatoria state government condemned the SPLA of “brutality” after clashes with fighters from the Mundri tribe near Juba, which left at least 8 people dead. The SPLA later denied allegations of attacks on unarmed civilians.
- A hand grenade explosion in a shop in South Sudan’s Warrap state killed two while 10 others were seriously injured.
- Over 27 people were confirmed dead following a cattle raid in the Papul cattle camp, Lakes state.
- A new timetable for the resumption of the IGAD led peace talks has been established. 17 August is the new deadline for a final peace deal in South Sudan.
Tuesday 14 July
- The South Sudanese ambassador to the UN reiterated SPLA’s rejection to establish a joint administration of Abyei.
Thursday 16 July
- More than 70 houses were torched in Panyon, Lakes state’s Rumbek Central.
- The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior to discuss how to bring peace to South Sudan.
Friday 17 July
- The South Sudanese government overturned Unity state government decision to expel the head of the UN mission in the area, Mary Cummins.
Saturday 18 July
- Unknown gunmen ambushed a car along the Juba- Kajokeji road, four of the passengers were killed and another eight were wounded.
- Three Sudanese traders from Darfur region running their businesses in Lakes state capital, Rumbek, were shot by unidentified gunmen. The market in Rumbek was closed immediately.