South Sudan

September 25, 2023

Uganda: 13 Ugandans Allegedly Abducted By South Sudanese Authorities Released

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -- Police in Uganda revealed that the 13 Ugandans who were allegedly abducted by the South Sudanese authorities in Koch sub-county Yumbe district, in retaliation, towards the arrest of Ernesto Tumia a South Sudanese Chief of Bori Boma, for fueling land conflicts have been released and handed over to Uganda authorities.
September 22, 2023

East Africa: At UN, South Sudan's Kiir Calls for Support to Help Restore Peace, Ease Crisis in Sudan

[UN News] President Salva Kiir of South Sudan on Thursday appealed to the international community to push harder for peace in neighboring Sudan, where five months of conflict has displaced more than five million people and sparked a humanitarian crisis along the border between the two countries.
September 19, 2023

South Sudan: MPs Walk Out of Parliament Over Electoral Law

[allAfrica] Harare -- Members of South Sudan's ruling party left parliament on Monday after legislators approved a measure clearing the way for long-delayed elections, accusing President Salva Kiir of breaking the peace accord, TRT Afrika reports.
September 17, 2023

Uganda: South Sudan President Salva Kiir Jets in Uganda for a One-Day Working Visit

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Thursday met and held discussions with the President of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E Salva Kiir at State House Entebbe.
September 8, 2023

South Sudan: In-Depth – What Two Major Bills Might Mean for Health Sector Procurement in SA

[spotlight] Recently, in a major feat for transparency and accountability, the North Gauteng High Court ordered that the public must have access to COVID-19 procurement contracts - details of which, until now, have been kept away from the public eye as the government cited confidentiality clauses.
September 6, 2023

Two oil executives on trial in Sweden over Sudan war crimes role

"We are here today to show our support for the people in South Sudan who have suffered the consequences of oil companies. And for me it is important as a Swede to take stand against a Swedish company that's doing something that's not morally right." Olof Andersson, protester
September 5, 2023

Sudan: Sweden – Oil Executives On Trial Over Sudan War Crimes

[DW] Two former executives at a Swedish oil firm face accusations of complicity in war crimes in present-day South Sudan. The case is expected to be the biggest in Sweden's history.
September 5, 2023

East Africa: Rich Nations Paid Less Than 5% of the U.S.$53.3 Billion Region Needs to Confront the Climate Crisis

[Oxfam] Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan have incurred $7.4bn of livestock losses alone as a result of climate change
September 4, 2023

Sudan’s top general in South Sudan for talks on the war

General al-Burhan will meet Monday (Sep. 4) with President Salva Kiir on his second trip abroad since war began after visiting Egypt last week
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