This Week in South Sudan – Week 24

Monday 9 June UNMISS opened a new civilian protection site in Malakal. African leaders urged South Sudanese politicians to find peaceful solution. The three-day multi-stakeholders symposium in Addis was concluded. Tuesday 10 June The International Organisation for Migration warned that 2 million people will be displaced in South Sudan by the end of 2014. South… Read more »

This week in South Sudan – Week 22

Monday 26 May South Sudan army denied involvement in assaults on UN staff. The Russian President, Putin, was invited to visit South Sudan. Tuesday 27 May UNHCR announced that more than 70,000 people have fled their homes since the peace agreement was signed 9 May. UNMISS’ mandate was extended and the focus shifted from nation building to protection of… Read more »

This Week in South Sudan – Week 21

Monday 19 May UNICEF called for financial aid to stop outbreak of cholera in South Sudan. South Sudan government defended involvement of foreign troops in South Sudan. SPLM/A-in-Opposition accused the South Sudan government of raping women in Upper Nile. An international Donor Conference for South Sudan opened in Oslo. Tuesday 20 May Khartoum stated that… Read more »