South Sudan revenge attack sparked by cattle raid kills 17
  • Author: Reuters
  • Date: 2024-06-25 07:14:58

South Sudan revenge attack sparked by cattle raid kills 17

The heavily armed raiders came from Rubkona County of neighbouring Unity State to reclaim cattle stolen by youth from Ruweng Administrative Area.

2.4 million displaced as South Sudan's decade-long conflict rages on
  • Author: Charity Kilei
  • Date: 2024-06-11 07:02:56

2.4 million displaced as South Sudan's decade-long conflict rages on

Since the conflict began, one in three South Sudanese has been displaced, with over 4 million forced from their homes.

South Sudanese VP Nyandeng attends Nairobi Peace Process, urges reconciliation
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-05-28 11:34:11

South Sudanese VP Nyandeng attends Nairobi Peace Process, urges reconciliation

She extended appreciation to Kenyan President William Ruto for his role in the process and urged all involved parties to set aside political differences and prioritise reconciliation for the greater good of South Sudan.

South Sudan scraps tax on UN airdrops after humanitarian plea
  • Author: Hanifa Adan
  • Date: 2024-05-05 10:46:15

South Sudan scraps tax on UN airdrops after humanitarian plea

The charges had led to the temporary suspension of crucial aid deliveries to the nation, where thousands rely on external humanitarian assistance.

Kenya to start South Sudan’s peace talks on Thursday
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-05-01 11:42:16

Kenya to start South Sudan’s peace talks on Thursday

A delegation from the Juba government, led by Albino Mathem, the country’s presidential envoy, arrived in Nairobi on Tuesday, ahead of the scheduled talks.

UN Security Council extends peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-04-30 11:21:58

UN Security Council extends peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

It comes as South Sudan prepares for its first post-independence elections scheduled for December this year, but uncertainty looms over whether the election will take place.

Kenyans take leading roles in renewed South Sudan peace process
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-04-23 13:06:06

Kenyans take leading roles in renewed South Sudan peace process

President William Ruto in late March appointed Sumbeiywo as the Chief Mediator for the South Sudan mediation peace process.

Ramaphosa holds talks with key South Sudanese actors in latest drive
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-04-18 12:45:25

Ramaphosa holds talks with key South Sudanese actors in latest drive

Ramaphosa met with key South Sudanese actors, including President Salva Kiir, and his first deputy Riek Machar, to receive updates on the peace agreements implementation.

South Korean peacekeepers deploy troops to South Sudan
  • Author: Foreign Reporter
  • Date: 2024-04-03 11:10:33

South Korean peacekeepers deploy troops to South Sudan

The upcoming rotation will see approximately 270 troops leaving Korea in phases, beginning on Sunday and continuing on April 14, for an eight-month mission in South Sudan.

Make-or-break moment for South Sudan as polls near
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-03-13 07:58:28

Make-or-break moment for South Sudan as polls near

The impending election presents a tricky situation, with the world watching Sudan, aware that the outcome of the polls will shape its future trajectory.

South Sudan to revamp judicial system to promote justice
  • Author: Amina Bonaya
  • Date: 2024-03-12 15:35:22

South Sudan to revamp judicial system to promote justice

South Sudan's Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Ruben Madol Arol, says underfunding undermines the Judiciary's capability to reduce the huge case backlog and deliver its mandate.

Exiled South Sudan activist charged in US with attempting to smuggle arms back home
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-03-06 11:31:18

Exiled South Sudan activist charged in US with attempting to smuggle arms back home

Dr Peter Biar Ajak allegedly conspired to send millions of dollars worth of weapons, including rifles, grenade launchers, stinger missile systems, hand grenades, and ammunition, to South Sudan.

18 killed in South Sudan attack over land rights
  • Author: Agency
  • Date: 2024-02-07 06:18:08

18 killed in South Sudan attack over land rights

Armed youths from Warrap state torched a local market, houses and a police station in Tharkueng Payam.

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