This Week in South Sudan – Week 39

Monday 21 September

Tuesday 22 September

Wednesday 23 September

  • Malaria deaths have increased significantly in South Sudan’s overcrowded IDP camps according to Medecins Sans Frontieres. Malaria cases in Bentiu were 43 times higher in August and September than at the start of the year.
  • President Salva Kiir wrote to his Ugandan counterpart, President Yoweri Museveni on the necessity to start the withdrawal of UPDF forces in South Sudan.

Thursday 24 September

  • Human rights groups urged the AU to create hybrid courts to try war crimes committed in South Sudan.

Friday 25 September


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