Tuesday 31 July
- The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North led by Malik Agar praised progress towards a negotiated settlement in South Sudan.
Wednesday 1 August
- The People’s Liberal Party urged Sudanese mediators to intervene for the release of activist Peter Bier Ajak in South Sudan.
Friday 3 August
- President Salva Kiir promoted his wife Mary Ayen and two other women to major general in the army.
Saturday 4 August
- In a joint statement, the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) said they would reject a referendum on the disputed 32 states.
- Relief Web: “WFP South Sudan Situation Report August 2018”
Sunday 5 August
- A power sharing agreement was signed by: President Salva Kiir on behalf of TGoNU; Riek Machar for SPLM-IO; Gabriel Changson Chang, SSOA chairman; Joseph Okello, Other Political Parties; Deng Alor for the SPLM-FDs.
- Presidents al-Bashir of Sudan, Museveni of Uganda, Kenyatta of Kenya, Guelleh of Djibouti, Khayre of Somalia and Mekonen of Ethiopia attended the signing ceremony of the agreement.
- The parties agreed on five vice presidents and 35 ministries during the transitional period, as well as 550 members of parliament.
- The opposition People’s Democratic Movement rejected the agreement.
- Media reports celebrations in Juba.
- Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir said that oil production from the Wahda region will commence 1 September.
- Radio Tamazuj: “Transcript: Kiir’s Speech at Juba Airport”