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NEW YORK - 27 Jun

Kiir, Machar meetings are needed to bolster peace: UNMISS chief

David Shearer, the head of the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), said the lack of face-to-face meetings between President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar remains a fundamental challenge to the peace process.

JUBA/NEW YORK - 26 Jun

South Sudan peace 'frustratingly slow'– UN

The implementation of South Sudan’s peace deal is frustratingly slow and many benchmarks are still to be met, a senior UN official said.
KAJO-KEJI - 26 Jun

Officials, citizens frustrated by lack of aid despite assessments in Kajo-Keji

Authorities in South Sudan’s Kajo-Keji county of Yei River State say returnees are suffering due to lack of humanitarian aid despite several assessments conducted in the county.
JUBA - 26 Jun

Kiir orders probe into crude oil pre-sale deals

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has set up a committee to investigate mechanisms used in pre-sales of the country’s crude oil, barely two weeks after he sacked oil minister...
POCHALLA - 26 Jun

Humanitarian situation dire in greater Pochalla: Officials

Officials in South Sudan’s Boma State say the humanitarian situation is dire in greater Pochalla areas as locals lack food following low harvests in 2018.
TORIT - 26 Jun

Three men arrested for killing friend in Torit West County

Police have arrested three men for allegedly killing one of their friends in Torit West County of Torit state.

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