Monday 3 April
- The Government of South Sudan (GoSS) halts plan to increase work permit fees for foreigners.
- The strain on Uganda’s generous refugee policy is starting to show, as Bidi Bidi becomes the world’s largest refugee camp.
Tuesday 4 April
- Reuters: “Refugees recount South Sudan attack: ‘If you ran, you got shot’”
- Foreign Affairs: “Fear and Famine in South Sudan”
Wednesday 5 April
- At least 17 people were killed in Pajok, near the Ugandan border, following attacks by alleged government soldiers. UNMISS has twice been prevented from entering the town, and the attacks has forced over 6000 people to flee into northern Ugandan district of Lamwo.
- Hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Jur River, currently sheltering at the Episcopal Church in Wau town, have rejected a government relocation plan.
- South Sudan’s oil production has significantly decreased in recent months due to lack of new investment in the oil sector.
- New York Times, photo report: “We Witnessed South Sudan’s Anguish”
Friday 7 April
- Reported clashes between government and SPLA (IO) forces in Ayod area, Jonglei State.
- Lieutenant General Frank Mushyo Kamanzi of Rwanda has been appointed the new Force Commander of UNMISS.
- The National Dialogue has been postponed due to lack of funding.
Sunday 9 April
- At least 16 civilians killed and 10 more wounded after reported ethnic-targeted attacks in Wau town, Western Bahr el Ghazal by government-aligned militias.
Monday 10 April
- According to Radio Tamazuj, South Sudan’s foreign-service diplomats have not been paid for six months, while SPLA soldiers have gone unpaid for two months.