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 to Juba after signing a peace deal with the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) in Uganda.
Tuesday 29 May
- PRIO Global Fellow Dr. Luka Biong Deng in The African Executive: “Should President Salva Kiir Step Down?”
Thursday 31 May
- Opposition official Acuil Lual Acuil joined the SSUF/A led by General Paul Malong.
- Heavy clashes broke out between two army factions in Unity state. Médecins Sans Frontières said thousands of people were caught in the crossfire, and that health facilities were attacked.
Friday 1 June
- The UN Security Council adopted a resolution that threatens an arms embargo on the GoSS.
- TradeMark East Africa set aside $4 million to upgrade the infrastructure connecting Uganda and South Sudan through Nimule, in Eastern Equatoria.
- Relief Web: “South Sudan: Force Protection Map as of June 2018”
Saturday 2 June
- The SPLM captured the former commander of its fifth infantry division General Stephen Buay Rolnyang and moved him to Juba, where he faces investigation for rebellion against the state.
Sunday 3 June
- IGAD set 30 June as the deadline for talks between President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar.