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JUBA - 18 Jan

IGAD special envoy in Juba for consultations

The IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan, Ambassador Ismail Wais, is in Juba to carry out consultations with government officials before the revitalization process of the 2015 peace accord next month.

JUBA - 18 Jan

Defense lawyers withdraw from Gatdet's case in protest

The defense team for rebel leader Riek Machar’s former spokesperson announced today that they have withdrawn from the case, saying they are no longer representing him in protest...
NAIROBI - 18 Jan

Dinka elder expresses reservations on peace revitalization

A leading member of the Jieng (Dinka) Council of Elders said that he had reservations on the revitalization process of the 2015 peace accord, stressing it will not bring about...
HARARE/JUBA - 18 Jan

South Sudan govt abruptly cancels scholarships of students in Zimbabwe

Nearly 105 South Sudanese students studying in Zimbabwe on government scholarships will return home after the government cancelled their scholarships abruptly over unpaid arrears.
JUBA - 18 Jan

South Sudan ‘second worst country’ in freedom index

South Sudan is the second country that is not free in Freedom House’s World 2018 Freedom Index released on Wednesday. This is Freedom House’s flagship annual report, assessing...
JUBA - 18 Jan

Insecurity hinders Sudan, South Sudan border demarcation: official

South Sudan’s government said insecurity along the common border between Sudan and South Sudan is the greatest obstacle to the work of the joint border demarcation committee.