This Week in South Sudan – Week 12

Monday 18 March The Defence Ministries of Sudan and South Sudan agreed to demilitarise the disputed common borders by the next month. IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan, Ismail Wais, said that the formation of a new unity government is facing key obstacles. The revitalised peace agreement is already behind schedule and a unified army… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 11

Monday 11 March In cooperation with the Ministry of Petroleum, the Oranto Petroleum company announced that they will be financing an educational program in Yirol, Lakes, reaching approximately 60 000 children. Wednesday 13 March After talks with the IGAD special envoy, the South Sudan United Front, with its leader Paul Malong, is ready to become… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 10

Monday 4 March Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaiaas Afwerki visited South Sudan to discuss the way forward for the revitalised peace agreement with President Salva Kiir. IGAD invited the leader of South Sudan United Front (SSUF), General Paul Malong for a meeting to discuss the implementation of the revitalised peace agreement. The… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 9

Monday 25 February At a meeting in Juba, representatives from the South Sudan Opposition Alliance, the SPLM-IO, and the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces, committed to end violations against children. Wednesday 27 February The People’s Democratic Movement’s leader Hakim Dario said that IGAD should renegotiate the revitalised peace agreement, arguing it should include their demands… Read more »