Tuesday 27 February
- At least 21 people were killed and 20 others wounded in inter-communal clashes between members of the Thiik and Jalwau sub-clans in Tonj area, Warrap State.
- The Government of Kenya denied allegations that it has smuggled large quantities of weapons and ammunition into South Sudan.
Wednesday 28 February
- South Sudanese lawmakers are threatening to shut down The DAR Petroleum Operating Company’s production, accusing the consortium of dumping expired chemicals in the bush. DPOC runs the country’s last working oilfields in blocks 3 and 7 near the borders of Sudan and Ethiopia.
- Reported clashes between SPLA (IO) and government forces along the Yei-Maridi road, Central Equatoria State and in the Muodit area, Jonglei State.
- Reuters, on access to education in South Sudan “School restarts in South Sudan, in theory”
Thursday 1 March
- GoSS accused the EU and the Troika – the United States, the UK and Norway – of “being in the driver’s seat” controlling the negotiations facilitated by the IGAD high-level forum in Addis Ababa.
- Nine South Sudanese opposition groups have formed an alliance to accelerate efforts to end the on-going conflict. The coalition does not include SPLM (IO) or the SPLM Former Detainees.