This Week in South Sudan – Week 43

Tuesday 23 October IGAD deploys Regional Protection Force and establishes a Joint Assessment Team tasked to monitor the security situation of South Sudan. The non-signatory Federal Democratic Party accused the SPLM-IO of attacks in the Upper Nile. IOM South Sudan: “Migration Health Unit Report, July-September 2018”. Wednesday 24 October Parties to the peace agreement are… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 42

Monday 15 October The first meeting of the pre-transitional committee was postponed due to logistical reasons and will now start on the 21 October. A recent documentary by John-Allan Namu accused Paul Malong for committing war crimes during the conflict. Malong strongly denied the allegations. Thursday 18 October Logistics Cluster: “South Sudan – Access Constraints… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 41

Monday 8 October The information minister Michael Chiengjiek said the situation in the detention center in Juba was resolved peacefully. The government of South Sudan (GoSS) agreed to grant prisoners with lawyers and fair trials. The National Pre-Transitional Committee will conduct their first meeting in Khartoum on the 14-15 October. The South Sudan Unified Front… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 40

Monday 1 October Sudan’s minister of foreign affairs Eldirdiri Mohamed Ahmed called on the UN to mandate a doubling of the prospective regional protection force to monitor the implementation of the South Sudan peace agreement. The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission lauded the release of all Prisoners of War and Political Detainees. President Kiir sacked… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 39

Tuesday 25 September South Sudanese surgeon Dr. Evan Ata Adaha was awarded the 2018 UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award. President Kiir appointed Malek Reuben Riak Rengu, a UN-sanctioned general, as deputy defence minister. Mahmood Mamdani in New York Times: “The Trouble with South Sudan’s New Peace Deal”. Wednesday 26 September The SPLA and SPLA-IO accused each… Read more »