Tuesday 1 December
- The government of South Sudan accuses the SPLA (IO) of killing four government soldiers in an attack on government positions in the town of Bazia in Western Bahr el Ghazal state. The SPLA (IO) later denied the accusations.
- Nigeria’s government promised to assist South Sudan with setting up a Debt Management Office.
- Parliamentary leadership dismissed seven MPs from their positions as heads and deputy heads of committee, apparently as “punishment” for having rejected the proposed 28 state constitutional amendment.
Wednesday 2 December
- BBC: “What China hopes to achieve with first peacekeeping mission.”
- At least 12 people were killed and 22 others wounded during inter-clan clashes between Aliap and Gony clans of Rumbek East County in Lakes state.
- South Sudan’s constitutional court indefinitely adjourned the case brought by opposition parties to block President Salva Kiir’s order to create 28 states.
- President Salva Kiir reportedly endorsed a local peace deal with armed groups in Western Equatoria state know as the Arrow Boys.
- The SPLA (IO) accused government forces of killing, torture and rape of residents of Magwi County in Eastern Equatoria state.
Thursday 3 December
- Financial Times: “How South Sudan’s wealthy park their assets outside the country.”
Friday 4 December
- SPLM (IO) advance team, scheduled to arrive in Juba earlier in the week, were delayed, reportedly due to airplane ticket cost. Foreign backers subsequently footed these costs, and the SPLM (IO) then announced that the first part of the advance team will arrive in Juba on 11 December.
Saturday 5 December
- Al Jazeera: “Women of South Sudan: Broken bodies, shattered dreams.”
- In Cueibet County, Lakes state, at least 14 people were killed and 35 wounded following revenge attacks.
Sunday 6 December
- A study by the South Sudan Law Society finds that 53% of the people living in UN’s ‘Protection of Civilians’ site in Malakal, Upper Nile state suffer symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
- According to opposition officials, Payinjiar County received at least 15,000 displaced people, as fighting intensified between government forces and the SPLA (IO) in recent weeks in Leer, Koch and Mayiandit areas in Unity state.