This Week in South Sudan – Week 52

Wednesday 28 December

  • At least 15 people, including four government soldiers, have allegedly been killed in separate incidents in Torit town and surrounding villages in Eastern Equatoria over the past two weeks.
  • SPLA (IO) detained a government official and his Tanzanian pilot after their plane landed in Ganyiel area, a rebel-held territory in Unity State.

Thursday 29 December

Friday 30 December

  • Three SPLA (IO) army generals have reportedly defected to the SPLM (IO) faction led by Taban Deng Gai.

 Saturday 31 December

  • The SPLA conducted a disarmament campaign in Juba to recover illegal weapons and boost the security situation before the New Year’s celebrations.

 Sunday 1 January

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