SUD SOUDAN | SOUTH SUDAN

16-May-2019 to 22:35

South Sudan fires 40 diplomats

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The South Sudanese government has confirmed the firing from its foreign service of forty of its diplomat based overseas over dereliction of duty for protracted periods.

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15-May-2019 to 10:59

S/Sudan: UN extends UNISFA mandate

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Security Council has extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) in South Sidan until 15 November, reports said on Wednesday.

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23-Apr-2019 to 22:11

South Sudan's Kiir flies to UAE for investment talks

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan's President Salva Kiir left Juba on Tuesday for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he will hold talks for inbestment in his country during his two-day official visit.

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18-Apr-2019 to 20:45

South Sudan: UNICEF reunites 6,000 children with their families

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The UN children’s agency UNICEF, Save the Children and partner organizations have successfully reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to the conflict in South Sudan.

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18-Apr-2019 to 20:07

South Sudan renegade general passes away

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The remains of General Peter Gatdet Yak, the commander of the South Sudan United Movement/Army Forces (SSUM/SSUAF) who died mysteriously on Monday have arrived in his native Northern Liech State on Thursday afternoon.

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10-Apr-2019 to 14:17

Vatican as honest broker between South Sudan rivals

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Vatican is playing the role of an honest broker between the most intransigent rivals of the South Sudanese conflict.

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09-Apr-2019 to 20:55

Kiir in the Vatican for peace talks with rivals

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan’s President, Salva Kiir has left the capital Juba for the Vatican where he is to attend a spiritual retreat organized by Pope Francis in a bid to try to build confidence between him and opposition leaders including Dr. Riek Machar.

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