This Week in South Sudan – Week 47

Monday 16 November

Wednesday 18 November

Thursday 19 November

  • SPLM (IO) once more declared that President Salva Kiir’s decision to divide South Sudan into 28 states derails the implementation of the peace agreement signed in August.
  • The SPLA claim to have regained control of the Nimule-Juba highway following an ambush on a bus where at least people five people were reported killed.
  • At least three people were killed and two others wounded in clashes between SPLA and civilians in Ezo County in Western Equatoria state. After the shootings the town residents fled into the bush.
  • Less than two thirds of South Sudanese parliament members voted in favour of constitutional amendments to divide South Sudan into 28 states. However, the number of members present and votes counted has later been

Friday 20 November

Sunday 22 November

  • Radio Tamazuj: Map analysis of the ethnic balance if President Salva Kiir’s proposed 28 states are established.

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