South Sudan – Uganda Relations: The Cost of Peace

The excerpt below is from a recently published article by PRIO Senior Researcher, Øystein H. Rolandsen and Doctoral Researcher, Tove Heggli Sagmo with the assistance from Fanny Nicolaisen. The article was published in ACCORD’s “Conflict Trends” magazine, Issue 4, 2015. This work was supported by Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, section for Peace and Reconciliation.


There are multiple and longstanding ties between Uganda and South Sudan. The current civil war in South Sudan has impacted Ugandan politics and economy, as well as relations between the two countries. Moreover, Uganda’s support is needed for the implementation of the negotiated settlement reached in August 2015 between the parties in the war in South Sudan.

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