Month: February 2016

This Week in South Sudan – Week 8

Monday 22 February The Enough Project: “South Sudan’s Central Bank Demands Accountability for U.S. Dollar Auction” VICE In Photos: “The Children Fighting For an Education in South Sudan” Tuesday 23 February International Crisis Group: “South Sudan’s Peace Needs More than Tents and Generators” South Sudan’s warring parties have agreed on a security arrangement that allows… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 7

Monday 15 February A least five people were killed and several houses burned in Wau County, Western Bahr al Ghazal State, during clashes between government forces and armed men at Bisselia area. The SPLA allegedly closed the supply route between the Malakal Protection of Civilian (PoC) site and Wau Shilluk on the opposite bank of… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 6

Tuesday 9 February People in Boro Medina in Western Bahr el Ghazal State have confirmed sightings of elements from the Lord’s Resistance Army out in the bush. The SPLM/A (IO) accused the government of military build-up in Jonglei State. Foreign Policy: ‘After Madaya, Will the World Watch South Sudan Starve Too?’ Wednesday 10 February So… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 5

Monday 1 February The situation in South Sudan is worsening according to a new African Union The report blames both the SPLA and the SPLA (IO) for the declining humanitarian situation. Government forces and the SPLA (IO) traded accusations over new clashes in Mundri, Western Equatoria State. The government welcomed IGAD’s call to form a… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 4

Monday 25 January Observers and stakeholders have called on South Sudan’s government and the SPLM (IO) to resolve the deadlock over forming a transitional government. Tuesday 26 January SPLM (IO) leader Riek Machar claims that the government of President Salva Kiir continues to violate the August peace agreement and he wants the United Nations and… Read more »