JMEC's request to meet South Sudanese rival leaders rejected - Sudan Tribune

April 9, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan's council of ministers rejected during its Friday meeting a proposal by the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) head, Festus Mogae to arrange the first face-to-face meeting between the nation's rival ...

S. Sudanese expect peace as rebel leader due in Juba to form gov't - Xinhua

Riek Machar, South Sudan's then rebel leader, talks to his men in a rebel-controlled territory in Jonglei State, South Sudan, on January 31, 2014. (Reuters File Photo). by Denis Elamu. JUBA, April 9 (Xinhua) -- With some ten days until South Sudan's ...

MSF: South Sudan faces critical medicine shortage due to conflict - Al-Bawaba

An MSF worker holds a baby outside a clinic in Juba, South Sudan. (AFP/File). South Sudan is facing a critical shortage of drugs and life-saving medicines, according to Médecins Sans Frontières and a government official. It comes at a time when ...

Dispatches: Missed Opportunity for an Arms Embargo on South Sudan - Human Rights Watch

“Terrorized, killed, raped and starving”: this is how UN human rights experts recently described the experiences of civilians in South Sudan. Multiple investigations have found that warring parties are committing atrocities in South Sudan that amount ...

UNSC still want to press on with sanctions despite the anticipated formation of the TGNU - The Upper Nile Times

JUBA – United Nations Security Council (UNSC) are poised to lay out various sanctions facing individuals of the warring parties by the 15th of April, according to internal UN circular extended to the Upper Nile Times. The circular bearing signatories ...

In Sudan Khartoum sentences 22 South Sudanese to death - Pulse Nigeria

The group, led by Bakhit Abdul Karim (Dabjo), signed a peace agreement with the Khartoum government in 2013. Published: 08.04.2016; Pulse News Agency International By Reuters. Print; eMail · Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir play. Sudanese ...

South Sudan army accuses media of "unfair" criticisms - Sudan Tribune

April 07, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan's army (SPLA) says it is receiving "unfair" criticisms from the locals due to increasing attacks on journalists and insecurity in major towns. JPEG - 15.3 kb; Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) at Jonglei's ...

UN Security Council renews sanctions against those blocking peace in South Sudan - Sudan Tribune

April 7, 2016 (NEW YORK) - The United Nations Security Council Thursday renewed, until 1 June, its sanctions regime imposed last year against those blocking peace in the war-torn country, including a travel ban and a freeze on their assets. JPEG - 44 ...

Turning to Agriculture - Inter Press Service

A woman weeds a sesame crop field in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state. Credit: Charlton Doki/IPS. JUBA, South Sudan, Apr 8 2016 (IPS) - Facing an unprecedented economic crisis, South Sudan — the newest nation of the world — has urged its 12 ...

Riek Machar to return to Juba to form unity govt - New Vision

Machar, who was Kiir's deputy before the war, had been living in exile in Kenya and Ethiopia, but was re-appointed vice president in February. Hhhy 703x422. South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar. JUBA -Csaid Thursday he would return to the country's ...

Security Council renews sanctions against those blocking peace in South Sudan - UN News Centre

Some members of the Sudan People's Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO) prepare to return to Juba, capital of South Sudan. Photo: UNMISS/Isaac Billy. Tweet ?Share. Print. 7 April 2016 – Determining that the situation in South Sudan poses a ...

South Sudan's Riek Machar to take up Veep post in Juba in Mid-April - AfricaNews

South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar is set to return to the capital later this month. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented by Teads. Machar is returning to Juba to take up the position of Vice President in the ...

JMEC offers facilitation of first meeting between South Sudan's rival leaders - Sudan Tribune

April 7, 2016 (JUBA) – Former President of Botswana, Festus Mogae, who chairs the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), has expressed his wish and willingness to help facilitate the first meeting between President Salva Kiir and Riek ...

President Kiir and deputy Igga discuss coming of FVP Machar - Sudan Tribune

April 7, 2016 (JUBA) – President Salva Kiir and his deputy, James Wani Igga, on Wednesday met to discuss the anticipated return to Juba of the opposition leader, Riek Machar. JPEG - 15 kb; South Sudan President Salva Kiir waits for the arrival of his ...

South Sudan rebels move into capital - News24

Sudan People's Liberation Army-in opposition soldiers gather at a containment site in the south Sudanese capital, Juba. (Charles Lomodong, AFP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To Read ...

S. Sudan rebels move into capital; risky part of peace deal - The San Diego Union-Tribune

South Sudanese rebel soldiers raise their weapons at a military camp in the capital Juba, South Sudan, Thursday, April 7, 2016. South Sudan's rebels have set up camp at two designated sites in the capital as part of the process to secure the city for ...

DailyChatter: South Sudan deserves better - USA TODAY

Editor's note: The following content is by DailyChatter. Sign up to receive the daily newsletter here. Tragedy, Overlooked. South Sudan deserves better. The plight of the world's newest country – South Sudan gained independence in 2011 – is easy to ...

South Sudan's opposition leader Machar to return to Juba in mid: April - Reuters Africa

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese opposition leader Riek Machar said on Thursday he would return to the capital Juba on April 18 to form a transitional government with President Salva Kiir, more than two years after a feud between the two erupted into war.

Charity warns of chronic medical shortages in South Sudan - Yahoo News

Nairobi (AFP) - Chronic shortages of essential medical supplies are worsening an already dire humanitarian situation in war-torn South Sudan, the charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned Thursday. It said aid agencies and international donors had ...

Major drug shortage hits South Sudan - IRINnews.org

South Sudan is facing a critical shortage of drugs and life-saving medicines, according to Médecins Sans Frontières and a government official. It comes at a time when humanitarian organisations have been placed in a near-impossible situation ...