S. Sudan’s Kiir in Russia for Russia-Africa Economic Forum

October 23, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Tuesday left Juba for the Russian city of Sochi to attend the Russia-Africa Economic Forum expected to be held on October 23 and 24.
Kiir, the Presidential Press Unit (PPU) stated on its Facebook page, is expected to meet with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.
The forum is expected to be attended by heads of states, representatives of Russian, African and international businesses, and government agencies as well as of (…)


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S. Sudan Bishop urges US to tackle humanitarian crisis

October 22, 2019 (WASHINGTON) – As the civil war in South Sudan continues amidst the worsening humanitarian crisis, South Sudanese Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala is visiting the United States to bring attention to the situation in the young nation.
Kusala Philadelphia Tribune reported, is in the US to meet policymakers in the country.
“The reason why I am here is to encourage the government of the United States to take its role of helping and assisting this young democracy to build a (…)


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Mediation postpones Sudan peace talks for one month

October 22, 2019 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s peace mediation announced on Tuesday the suspension for one month of negotiations between the transitional government, the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) and the SPLM-N led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu.
As agreed in the Juba Declaration signed last September, the three parties launched on 14 October discussions on ways to discuss peace in Darfur and the Two areas to end the armed conflict there.
The government delegation signed separate cessations of (…)


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