Tuesday 30 August
- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged South Sudan’s leaders to implement the August 2015 peace deal and stabilize the country during his one-day visit to Juba.
- The UN Humanitarian Aviation Services (UNHAS) was forbidden to deliver medical supplies after the Government of South Sudanese (GOSS) imposed a new control on transport of medicines within the country.
- SPLM (IO) spokesman, James Gatdet Dak, claimed in a recent interview that peace in South Sudan is impossible as long as Salva Kiir remains the president.
Wednesday 31 August
- At least 60 SPLA soldiers have been tried before a court martial for alleged crimes committed during the July fighting in Juba, according to a SPLA spokesperson.
- At least 13 civilians, including a pregnant woman, were killed in an attack by unknown gunmen in Madoj village in Renk county, Upper Nile State.
Friday 2 September
- President Salva Kiir said the August 2015 peace agreement was imposed on him, and that difficulties in its implementation were therefor not surprising.
- South Sudanese rival forces reportedly clashed on the Juba-Torit road, between Torit and Liria in Eastern and Central Equatoria states.
Sunday 4 September
- The UN Security Council arrived in Juba on 2 September to discuss the new regional protection force. Following several meetings with various actors, the 15-member council secured GOSS’ consent to deploy 4,000 additional UN peacekeepers.
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