This Week in South Sudan – Week 1

Tuesday 2 January

  • The Troika (the US, the UK and Norway) called on the armed factions to end all military operations, while threatening to impose individual or group sanctions on those violating the December 2017 cessation of hostility agreement.
  • Radio Tamazuj Factbox: “Protection camp populations in South Sudan”

Wednesday 3 January

  • The SPLA claims opposition attacks has killed 34 people in the first three days of 2018.
  • Archivists fear that thousands of historical documents detailing South Sudan’s past can be lost and destroyed while waiting for a national archive to be built.
  • According to the SPLA, 1850 former SPLA (IO) and Arrow Boys fighters, who surrendered to the government in 2016, have been integrated into regular SPLA forces in Yambio.
  • The Guardian, op-ed on the South Sudanese youth-diaspora in Australia: “As South Sudanese community leaders we must give our youth a sense of belonging”

Thursday 4 January

Friday 5 January

Monday 8 January

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