This Week in South Sudan – Week 33 & 34

Dear Readers, please note that there will be no news update next week. We will be back on Monday 11 September with a two-week TWISS update for week 35 and 36.

Monday 14 August

Thursday 17 August

Friday 18 August

Saturday 19 August

Monday 21 August

Tuesday 22 August

Wednesday 23 August

  • Armed robberies have reportedly claimed at least 53 lives in Juba in August. Armed soldiers are allegedly the main perpetrators behind the recent crime wave in the capital. 

Thursday 24 August

  • The Special Envoy for South Sudan, Nicholas Haysom, warned that the conflict will worsen if serious issues are left unaddressed before the planned 2018 elections, saying GoSS has only “created an appearance of reconciliation efforts.”
  • Reuters, in-depth coverage on internally displaced people in Wau “Church offers age-old sanctuary to South Sudan’s dispossessed”
  • Deutsche Welle, interview with President Salva Kiir: “South Sudan President Salva Kiir downplays refugee crisis”

Friday 25 August

Sunday 27 August

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