BOMA NATIONAL PARK, South Sudan—U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Tom Hushek today launched a three-year, $7.5 million U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project implemented by the Wildlife Conservation Society to conserve wildlife, natura...
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Media Note Office of the Spokesperson June 12, 2019 The Department has appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as Special Envoy for Sudan. Ambassador Booth will lead U.S. efforts to support a political solution to the current crisis that reflects the will of...
By Arlene J. Schar and Dr. David Leffler, USA, JUN/16/2019, SSN; The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) chief and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lieutenant-General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, previously warned that he will not tolerate “any chaos” in Sudan. Despite his organization ‘s strong-handed efforts, The Guardian reports that Sudan has indeed […]
JUN/08/2019; The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is deeply concerned by the situation in Sudan, which has recently taken a turn for the worse, with a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protesters, claiming the lives of an alarming number of civilians in recent days, and crushing hopes for a democratic transition. The TMC, which toppled Omar al-Bashir […]
June 3, 2019 (Washington D.C.) — Today, in a violent offensive action, Sudanese security forces attacked peaceful protesters in the capital Khartoum, killing at least 13 people, according to the latest reports from eyewitnesses. The Enough Project condemns in the strongest terms this cowardly attack by security forces against peaceful protesters demanding a civilian government in […]
From: The East African, MAY/03/2019, SSN; Parties to the South Sudan peace agreement on Friday agreed to delay the formation of a transitional government for six months, providing temporary guarantees that the deal could hold for now. “The Parties unanimously agreed to extend the Pre-Transitional period by an additional six months effective from May 12, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 01 May 2019; SSNMC condemn assault on its cantonment base in Gbudue State. South Sudan National Movement for Change (SSNMC) would like to condemn, in the strongest term possible, assault on its cantonment base in Gbudue State. This is a blatant and intentional violation of CoHA and R-ARCSS. At around 4:00 am, […]
The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) express their appreciation of IGAD’s role in advancing the South Sudan peace process. The September 2018 Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republ...
April 5, 2019 The Holy See, Pope Francis Apostolic Palace, Vatican City Vatican City State, 00120. Your Holiness Father, Re: President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar unfit to lead peace in South Sudan Appreciating the interest of Your Holy Father in the suffering of our people who immensely endured gross violations of their natural […]
By: ERIASA MUKIIBI SSERUNJOGI, DailyMonitor, Kampala, Uganda, MAR/24/2019; Wegnew Dessie is a middle-aged man of Ethiopian origin, who lives in South Africa. He greets you with a smile and does not seem bothered by life. He speaks softly. But this is before he tells his story. He studied medicine, but did not practice it, choosing […]
FDP/ARMY, People’s Democratic Movement, MAR/24/2019, SSN; The National Alliance for Democracy And Freedom Action (NADAFA) is dismayed by the IBC, an institution established under the flawed R-ARCSS, calling for a referendum by email to establish the preferred number of states in South Sudan. The IBC’s action is a […]
By Ephraim Kasozi,, Daily Monitor, Kampala, UGANDA, MAR/21/2019, SSN; Kampala. Three people including a South Sudan businessman, Mr Lawrence Malong Lual Yor, have been remanded to Luzira Prison over alleged fraud in connection with obtaining money by false pretence. Mr Malong, 30, from South Sudan and a resident of High Neem No. 3 in Juba and […]
His Holiness Pope Francis / Apostolic Palace /Vatican City, Vatican City State, 00120 Ref: South Sudan President Salva Kirr Manyardit, should have NOT been invited to Rome I want to thank you for the passion, the faith, the courage and the support for the marginalized and unrecognized victims of wars, violence, sexual abuses such as […]
March 14th 2019, Dear Excellency Ambassador Ismail Wais, IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan Your Excellency, I hope this finds you well. PDM is aware of your esteemed office lately making every effort to reach out to and engage with all the non-signatories of the 12th September 2018 R-ARCSS. PDM is aware of your recent […]
A new partnership in South Sudan is combatting Fall Armyworm, an insect that can cause significant damage to crops, including maize and sorghum. With more than half of South Sudan’s current population—nearly 6.2 million people—in need of life-saving f...
By JOHN ADUKATA, The EAST AFRICAN, MAR/06/2019, SSN;South Sudan NAS rebel faction leader Thomas Cirillo has rebuffed the invitation to meet the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (Igad) Special Envoy Ismail Wais. The regional bloc on March 1, sent a letter to Gen Cirillo requesting his presence at a meeting slated for Friday in Addis Ababa- Ethiopia. […]
February 26, 2019 For Immediate release The Troika (the United Kingdom, United States and Norway) and Canada remain deepl...
SOUTH SUDAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 19/February/2019; South Sudan National Movement for Change (SSNMC) would like to respond to information circulating on social media about Mr. Bakosoro, the Chairman of SSNMC. On the evening of the 18th of February 2019, information circulating on social media about the Chairman of SSNMC came to […]