This Week in South Sudan – Week 45

Monday 2 November

Wednesday 4 November

Thursday 5 November

Saturday 7 November

  • About 450 IDPs allegedly left the UN protection site in Juba earlier this week to join the ranks of SPLA (IO) in Western Equatoria state according to a South Sudanese minister.
  • President Salva Kiir issued an executive order integrating all officers and former militia fighters under the overall command of the chief administrator of the Greater Pibor Administrative Area, David Yauyau, now promoted from a SPLA major general to a rank of lieutenant general.
  • The SPLA (IO) accused government forces of carrying out a surprise attack on bases in Mundri town and in Jambo area, Western Equatoria state

Sunday 8 November

  • Explaining the South Sudan peace agreement:
    • Part 21: Role of the Finance Ministry
    • Part 21 (2): New details on Juba security arrangements
    • Part 22: Transitional justice mechanisms

Monday 9 November

  • The New York Times: ‘An Island Refuge, Surrounded by Bloody Civil War, in South Sudan’
  • The SPLM/A (IO) said they will dispatch 500 members as an advance team to Juba in preparation for Riek Machar’s re-instatement as first vice president.

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