Month: June 2018

This Week in South Sudan – Week 25

Tuesday 19 June The EU donates 68 million euro in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan. Wednesday 20 June A delegation from the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) will arrive in Khartoum at the end of June to discuss and initiate the oil production and cooperation between the two Sudans. The… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 24

Wednesday 13 June Riek Machar accepted an invitation from the Ethiopian Prime Minister to meet with the South Sudanese president Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa next week. The Government of South Sudan (GoSS) demands that a non-IGAD country hosts the meeting. Atem Garang de Kuek resigned from his position as the SPLM Chief Whip in… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 23

Tuesday 5 June A former information minister in Western Bahr el Ghazal, Omer Eshag Mohamed, announced his decision to join the opposition movement led by General Paul Malong. Foreign Policy: “Conflict in Abyei Could Reignite South Sudan’s Civil War” Thursday 7 June The Government of South Sudan and the Government of Sudan agreed to repair… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 22

Monday 28 May The Kenyan opposition leader, and the country’s special envoy to South Sudan, Raila Odinga, met with President Salva Kiir to discuss ways of resolving the civil war. Odinga is also scheduled to travel to South Africa to meet the former first vice-president Riek Machar. The South Sudan United Front/Army (SSUF/A) has returned… Read more »