Juba: IGAD says it's crunch time for unity govt
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The formation of a new unity government in South Sudan in May 2019 is facing key obstacles that need to be resolved, the East African regional grouping IGAD said.
Pope rekindles plans to visit South Sudan
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Pope is rekindling plans to visit South Sudan after meeting with the country’s president Salva Kiir over the weekend.
UN renews UNMISS mandate in South Sudan
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has extended the mandate of its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for one year.
South Sudan's Kiir beseeches Pope for prayers
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — President Salva Kiir has entreated Pope Francis to pray for peace to return to his native South Sudan, a country riven by civil war for the past five years.
South Sudan and Uganda agree joint border security
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — A one-day cross-border meeting between authorities from South Sudan and neighbouring Uganda concluded on Thursday with calls for unity and promotion of stable security.
Riek Machar ‘under house arrest in Sudan’
APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan’s main armed opposition movement, has disclosed that its leader, Dr. Riek Machar, is under house arrest in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
South Sudan’s SPLM-OI urges government to implement peace agreement
APA: (Juba) South Sudan — A senior member of the SPLM-IO is arguing the current government to allocate oil money to fund the immediate cantonment of forces as the deadline for forming the ReTGoNU is fast approaching.