This Week in South Sudan – Week 3

Monday 18 January Residents of Wonduruba, Central Equatoria State, accused government forces of killing five civilians on 14 January while collecting food from their abandoned homes in Gobur village. According to the SPLM (IO) spokesperson, Riek Machar will not return to Juba unless President Salva Kiir revokes the reform dividing South Sudan into 28 states…. Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 2

Monday 11 January At least five dead after clashes between Dinka Bor herders and Bari farmers in Lobonok, Central Equatoria. The Bor herders and the Bari community later agreed to settle their differences peacefully. Tuesday 12 January According to UNICEF, 51 per cent of South Sudanese children between 6 to 15 years of age, 1.8… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 1

Tuesday 5 January BBC Radio “Saving South Sudan’s Lost Girls” Wednesday 6 January The South Sudan Armed Forces/South Sudan Federal Democratic Party (SSAF/SSFDP) dismissed allegations that they are connected to Gabriel Changson or General Peter Gatdet Yak group. The newly appointed governor of Wau State, Elias Waya Nyipuoc, criticized his predecessor’s administration for failing to… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 53

Tuesday 29 December President Salva Kiir swore in new governors for South Sudan’s restructured 28 states. Members of the SPLM (IO) advance team and the SPLM held a joint meeting in Juba. Wednesday 30 December The leader of the Federal Democratic Party (FDP), a splinter group of the SPLM (IO), clarified that it has not… Read more »