Monday 12 June
- Following the extra-ordinary summit in Addis Ababa, IGAD reiterated that the full implementation of ARCASS is the only way forward, and announced it will convene a High-level Revitalization Forum. President Salva Kiir’s absence has been criticised by some commentators as problematic, while the Enough Project urged for a radical rethink of the stagnant peace process.
- There were demonstrations in the Juba Protection of Civilian sites in support of the IGAD peace process.
Tuesday 13 June
- Conflicting reports on clashes over strategic northern-border towns, including Kuek town in Upper Nile state, as well as Malek Gumel area and Warguet in Northern Bahr el Ghazal.
- BBC, in Pictures: “A woman’s world for South Sudanese refugees”
Wednesday 14 June
- Alleged clashes reported in the Imatong area, Eastern Equatoria State.
- Unconfirmed reports claim Uganda and South Sudanese authorities plan to allow the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) deploy additional forces in South Sudan to control specific locations.
- National Geographic in-depth report from the Sudd wetland “Massacre Survivors Cling to Life in Giant Swamp”
Thursday 15 June
- The Guardian, in-depth “No food, no money: conflict and chaos as South Sudan grapples with famine”
Saturday 17 June
- A second round of consultations between SPLM factions in Uganda ended. The meeting concluding with mandating President Museveni to consult further with other groups, including SPLM (IO) led by Riek Machar, Thomas Cirillo and former Western Equatoria Governor, Joseph Bangasi Bakosoro. The aim is to include these groups in the next consultation meeting scheduled for July.
Sunday 18 June
- President Salva Kiir has ordered the police to shoot to kill when facing robbers.