President Salva Kiir sacks South Sudan's finance minister 
  • Author: Mwangi Maina
  • Date: 2024-07-11 13:23:47

President Salva Kiir sacks South Sudan's finance minister 

The decision, announced via state TV on Wednesday night, coincides with worsening inflation and a significant depreciation of the local currency against the US dollar.

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 peace talks: Kenya assures safety after General's assassination fears
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-05-22 17:33:18

South Sudan peace talks: Kenya assures safety after General's assassination fears

General Stephen Buoy Rolnyang, the chairman and commander-in-chief of the South Sudan People’s Movement/Army (SSPM/A), had threatened to withdraw from the mediation process.

South Sudan crisis: China to deploy peacekeeping police officers
  • Author: Lucy Mumbi
  • Date: 2024-05-21 15:41:21

South Sudan crisis: China to deploy peacekeeping police officers

The deployment comes at a crucial time for South Sudan, which has endured years of conflict, resulting in severe humanitarian crises and widespread displacement.

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.

South Sudan mediation talks to begin soon in Kenya
  • Author: Bashir Mohammed
  • Date: 2024-04-28 15:50:03

South Sudan mediation talks to begin soon in Kenya

The development follows South Sudanese President Salva Kiir's request last December for Kenyan leader William Ruto to mediate.

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