Monday 27 February
- Reported clashes in Tharwangyiela and Thonyor areas, Unity State.
- Foreign Policy: “South Sudan’s Man-Made Famine”
- New York Times “South Sudan’s Bleak Future”
- Bloomberg: “South Sudan’s Famine Is China’s Chance to Lead”
Tuesday 28 February
- President Salva Kiir dismissed two state governors, Abraham Makoi of Western Lakes State and Rin Tueny Mabor of the Eastern Lakes State.
- Al Jazeera: “South Sudan famine: Eating water lilies to survive”
- Al Jazeera: “Dying of hunger: What is a famine?”
Wednesday 1 Mars
- The Deputy Minister of Defence, David Yayau, dismissed reports purporting his resignation.
Thursday 2 Mars
- According to a survivor, government troops burned at least 30 civilians to death, including women and children, following clashes with the SPLA (IO) in Pigi county, Jonglei State.
Friday 3 Mars
- The SPLA has arrested four of its soldiers in response to alleged mass rape and violence against civilians in Kubi village last month.
- The Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Juba, Reverend Santo Laku Pio, criticised the planned National Day of Prayer, scheduled for March 10 by Salva Kiir, as “political and mockery.”
Saturday 4 Mars
- The Government of South Sudan has ordered the withdrawal of humanitarian organisations in the famine-struck area of Mayendit, Unity State in preparations for a major military campaign.
- New York Times: “War Consumes South Sudan, a Young Nation Cracking Apart”
Sunday 5 Mars