This Week in South Sudan – Week 15

Tuesday 12 April

  • Sudan, in collaboration with the World Food Program and the Government of South Sudan (GoSS), has opened a second humanitarian corridor between El Obeid in Sudan and Bentiu in South Sudan.
  • Aly Verjee in African Arguments: “Why calling for a ceasefire in South Sudan can be a bad idea”

Wednesday 13 April

Thursday 14 April  

Friday 15 April

  • At least 15 people were killed in clashes between government forces and the SPLA (IO) in Raga, Western Bahr el Ghazal. Skirmishes have also been reported in other areas in the Greater Upper Nile region (Yuai, Waat and Wunkur and Tonga).
  • Deutsche Welle present stories from refugees in Kenya: “Manuela – fleeing South Sudan”

Saturday 16 April

  • According to Radio Tamazuj, at least 40 church leaders have been killed across South Sudan between December 2013 and March 2017.
  • The Guardian: “How factions in South Sudan’s war took shape on British campuses”

Sunday 17 April

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