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South Sudan Conflict

UN Report | Israeli Weapons fueling South Sudan Civil War

Israeli weapons are being used in South Sudan by the local army and its senior officers, according to a recent UN report. The report, issued by a panel of experts appointed by the UN Security Council to study the civil war in S...


Al Jazeera | South Sudan government, rebels sign Peace deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal with rebels more than a week after refusing to do so, at a ceremony in the capital Juba attended by African regional leaders. The presidents of Kenya and Uganda, and the ...



Sudan Tribune | South Sudan army denies rebel claim of downing plane in Upper Nile State

Sudan Tribune — July 5, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese army denied on Sunday claims by the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, ...



The East African | Museveni Seeks Machar Meet Over Exit Strategy In South Sudan

Amid growing signs that South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s regime is crumbling, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has intensified efforts to meet rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar, in what observers say is...



President Salva Kiir of South Sudan on BBC Hardtalk

On May 22, 2014 — In Juba, Stephen Sackur sat down to talk to the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit. A ceasefire has been agreed between his government and rebel forces led by his former deputy Riek Machar. Th...



The New Yorker | Old Enmities In The Newest Nation – Behind The Fighting In South Sudan

“These are the events of war.” This is how Riek Machar, the former Vice-President of South Sudan, described the violence that has claimed thousands of lives in South Sudan in the past month. I reached Machar by satellite ph...


Inside South Sudan Politics | Rebecca Garang – Silva Kiir is detached from reality

By DANIEL WESANGULA — The world’s youngest country is at war with itself. According to the International Crisis Group, up to 10,000 people are feared dead in a month-long wave of violence in the country that was slowly...



Vice News Video | Conflict In South Sudan, The Fight For Bor – Dispatch Number Two

The town of Bor has already changed hands three times in South Sudan’s three weeks of civil war, and whoever controls the strategically important state capital will have the upper hand in the long-awaited peace negotiatio...


Opinion | In South Sudan, hope remains at the mercy of tribal rivalries – The Globe & Mail

By David Collins — When South Sudan celebrated its independence in July, 2011, rejoice reverberated throughout the nation, binding previous military rivals in their unified goal to free the largely Christian and Dinka sou...





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