This Week in South Sudan – Week 11

Tuesday 13 March

  • Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, a former undersecretary in the finance ministry, has been appointed as the new Minister of Finance following President Salva Kiir’s dismissal of Stephen Dhieu Dau.
    • Radio Tamazuj: “Profile: South Sudan’s new finance minister Salvatore Garang”
  • At least 16 people were killed during inter-communal clashes in Jalwau, Warrap State, between youth from Jalwau County and northern Rumbek.
  • The Guardian, in pictures: “South Sudan’s Dinka people”
  • Al Jazeera reports from Pagak, Upper Nile State: “South Sudan refugees return to devastated town”

Wednesday 14 March

Thursday 15 March

Friday 16 March

  • Former SPLA chief of staff, Paul Malong visited Khartoum, sparking social media speculations about the exact cause and objective behind the visit.

Monday 19 March

  • IGAD’s Council of Ministers will meet on 26 March to evaluate the recent peace talks and propose a way forward.
  • Reuters: ”Cows in the classroom: inside South Sudan’s cattle camp schools”
  • AFP: ”Living across the front lines in South Sudan”

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