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 far UNMISS has found no evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Mundri, Western Equatoria State.
Thursday 11 February
- President Salva Kiir signed the non-governmental organisation (NGOs) bill into law, despite global pressure to delay it.
Friday 12 February
- International news coverage of President Salva Kiir’s re-appointment of SPLM/A (IO) leader Riek Machar as vice president:
- Former vice president, James Wani Igga was sworn in by President Salva Kiir to his new position as second vice president.
- The military leadership in South Sudan has been ordered by President Salva Kiir to withdraw forces from the national capital, Juba, as agreed in the August 2015 peace accord.
- President Salva Kiir called on Riek Machar to report to Juba “immediately” and within seven days from Friday, 12 February 2016. Machar responded that he will return to Juba when a large contingent of his “bodyguards” is in place to provide security.
- The Enough Project: ‘Addressing South Sudan’s Economic and Fiscal Crisis’
Saturday 13 February
- After recent attacks on bases of opposition fighters, the SPLA (IO) accused the Government of South Sudan of violating the August 2015 peace agreements.
Sunday 14 February
- In Greater Mundri counties of Western Equatoria State, government forces have continued its military offensives to dislodge the SPLA (IO) from their bases in the area.
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