South Sudan NEWS PORTAL
Monday 4 February
- South Sudan and Uganda formed a join technical border committee to address and resolve border tensions.
Tuesday 5 February
- The UN envoy for South Sudan, David Shearer, said fighting in South Sudan “has diminished greatly” since the signing of the revitalised peace agreement.
- The parties of the revitalized peace agreement agreed to establish assembly sites for disengagement of fighters.
Thursday 7 February
- The UNHCR announced that 20 000 South Sudanese refugees have returned home from Uganda since the signing of the revitalised peace agreement.
- President Kiir and the Jubek community elders, in Central Equatoria, held talks to address land grabbing and cattle-related issues.
Friday 8 February
- Japan signed a memorandum of cooperation with South Sudan and IGAD, and provided USD 1 million to South Sudan, to promote the implementation of the peace agreement.
- Relief Web: “Crisis Fact Sheet #3, Fiscal Year 2019”.
Sunday 10 February
- The oil Minister Ezekiel Lul Gathouth announced that South Sudan will aim to produce more than 350 000 barrels of crude oil per day by mid-2020, which is similar to the levels produced in the pre-war period.
- An Ethiopian military helicopter crashed in a UN compound in Abyei. Three crew members were killed, and ten passengers injured.
- The National Salvation Front (NAS) has issued several statements about violent clashes with the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces.
- Sudan Tribune: “Democratic Reforms in South Sudan after FMs Joining Kiir”
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