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NAS splinter group barred from attending alliance meetings

South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) on Sunday said it blocked the group that broke away from the National Salvation Front (NAS) from attending its consultative meeting in Khartoum.

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14 killed in Tonj cattle battles: chief

At least 14 people have been killed and dozens wounded in battles over livestock in Toj State last week, a local chief said, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities.

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South Sudan government announces Eid al-Adha holiday

The South Sudanese national government announced a public holiday on Friday.

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Aweil health ministry to inspect pharmacies

The ministry of health in South Sudan’s Aweil State said it will inspect both public and private pharmacies in the state.

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Bieh government says ready to implement power sharing deal

The government of South Sudan’s Bieh State says it is ready to implement the signed peace deal.

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Opinion: South Sudan peace agreement should provide for removal of post holders

After armed conflict erupted in South Sudan in July 2016, one of the main issue of contention that led to the resumption of a full-scale war was the question of whether or not the replacement of Dr Riek Machar as First Vice President was valid (in line…

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Former UN chief Annan dies at 80

Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan has died at age 80. Annan died in the early hours of Saturday in Switzerland after a short illness, according to a statement issued by his family and foundation.

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South Sudan’s Kiir leaves for Eritrea

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has today morning left for Eritrea on a working visit at the invitation of Isaias Afwerki, President of Eritrea.

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JMEC urges media to be part of the solution in South Sudan’s quest for peace

The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation (JMEC), a body tasked with overseeing the implementation of the peace agreement, has called on the South Sudan media to be part of the solution in the country’s quest for durable peace.

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Oil resumption test due to begin next week: deputy minister

South Sudan government announced that the oil resumption test will be carried out in Unity region on 26 August before the full oil production begins.

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Cirillo’s group rejoins peace talks with government

The opposition National Salvation Front (NAS) led by General Thomas Cirillo has returned to GAD-led peace talks with the government in Khartoum, a senior opposition official said on Friday.

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SPLM-IO slams ambassador over threats to send Machar back into exile

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) criticized the South Sudanese Ambassador to Khartoum after threatening to send opposition leader Riek Machar back into exile in South Africa.

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Gunmen attack commercial vehicle along Torit-Kapoeta road, one injured

Gunmen on Monday night attacked a commercial vehicle at Hiyala area along the Torit-Kaoeta road, inuring the driver.

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Akurwa county officials say ‘alarmed’ at NDM troop movements

Authorities in South Sudan’s Fashoda State have complained of “alarming” movements of troops loyal to NDM leader Lam Akol Ajawin.

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South Sudan talks deadlocked over Machar’s powers

Talks to resolve the pending issues in the peace deal were deadlocked on Thursday as the parties bickered over powers and competencies of the first vice president, according to officials at the peace talks.

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About 250 people suffer from River Blindness disease in Aweil

Authorities in Aweil State’s Aroyo County say more than 200 people have been infected with River Blindness disease.

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Four men arrested for allegedly stealing money from a restaurant in Abyei

Police authorities in Abyei area have arrested four men on Monday for allegedly stealing money from a restaurant.

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Torit youth demand safe spaces and economic opportunities

Youth in Torit in the Eastern Equatoria region took to the streets last weekend to celebrate International Youth Day, voice their many concerns and express their desire to play a bigger role in the future of the country.

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