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“The chairperson of the commission took advantage of his visit to meet with Dr. Riek Machar, the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM/IO). He underlined the imperative for all South Sudanese stakeholders to muster the required political courage and commitment to end ...
Recently the U.N. urged the SPLM-IO to release seven aid workers with the South Sudan Health Association (SSUHA) saying they were abducted on 25 March while delivering health supplies in Morobo county in Central Equatoria. In a statement released on Sunday, Lam Paul Gabriel, the SPLM-IO deputy ...

In March, partners in the Greater Equatoria region continued to register returns of refugees and IDPs to locations in Lainya, Yei, Kajo-keji and Magwi counties. However, most of the returning families, whose homes and property were destroyed in the fighting in 2016 and 2017, were reported to be in need of ...
For much of 2017, the orations seemed to be working. The SPLM-IO had won over many South Sudanese who suffered at the hands of President Salva Kiir's government, which has committed widespread human-rights abuses in the southern Equatoria region where Kajo Keji is located. When I first came to ...
He said FAO will embark on training of farmers in Western Equatoria region on how to produce surplus food for consumption and sale. The training shall include storage and provision of seed on time, he said. In 2017, World Food Program and partners reportedly supported over 3000 households to ...
To inform humanitarian actors working outside formal settlement sites, REACH has conducted assessments of hard-to-reach areas in South Sudan since December 2015. The data is collected through interviews on a monthly basis from communities across the Greater Upper Nile region, Greater Equatoria ...

Rains continued in March with adequate amounts in the southern bi‑modal rainfall areas of the Greater Equatoria Region, where farmers engaged in early planting of maize and garden crops. Currently, the security situation in some areas of the Greater Equatoria Region is improving and this may result in ...
UN troops patrol the volatile Kajo-Keji region in South Sudan [no comment]. 26/03 - 10:12. A UN peacekeeping team recently visited the unstable Kajo Keji region of Central Equatoria State to assess the security situation and find out more about the security situation as well as the difficulties people face. More about.
On March 2, Inner City Press asked Dujarric about South Sudan's demand, UN transcript here: Inner City Press: I wanted to ask you again about the South Sudan ..... It follows threats made against people from the Equatoria region who are currently living in Bor and then retaliatory messages allegedly made by Equatorian ...
Members of a Mothers Union in Yei town in the Central Equatoria region, said they are using their creative skills and talents to earn a little income to make ... She urged the South Sudanese leaders to first embrace peace themselves because the outcome of the rounds of peace talks in Ethiopia lays solely in ...
“There is a large population affected by South Sudan recent conflict in various parts of the region, coupled with natural disasters such as flood, food ... PAH also witnesses the challenges faced by South Sudanese regarding shelter and nonfood items (NFIs), where some beneficiaries' belongings were ...
On March 2, Inner City Press asked Dujarric about South Sudan's demand, UN transcript here: Inner City Press: I wanted to ask you again about the South Sudan .... It follows threats made against people from the Equatoria region who are currently living in Bor and then retaliatory messages allegedly made by Equatorian ...
It follows threats made against people from the Equatoria region who are currently living in Bor and then retaliatory messages allegedly made by Equatorian youth against Dinka Bor youth. The Mission advocated for the local authorities to respond appropriately to what is a law and order issue. UNMISS condemns these ...
In support of the newly released IPC, REACH collected data on the food security and livelihood (FSL) situation in 45 counties, releasing factsheets on Greater Upper Nile, Greater Equatoria and Greater Bhar el Ghazal regions, and a FSL brief and rapid assessments briefs, supporting county level food ...
This is a saying from South Sudanese Equatoria, the breadbasket of the country. The soil is so fertile that crops grown in the region have fed millions of South Sudanese people. Practically all of South Sudan is a perfect seedbed for produce such as rice, corn, millet, sugar cane, and fruits. However, war has ...
In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Thursday, the spokesperson of SPLA-IO Taban said Brigadier general Joseph Igaa Yugu, one of the influential leaders in Madi community in the ... The rebel group was very active in the eastern Equatoria region and clashes occurred on daily basis in the area.
February 24, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudanese rival forces have issued statements in which each side accused the other of mobilizing troops to carry out ... “We are following the mobilization by rebels in Gambella town and others areas in Gambell region, in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia led by ...

February 23, 2018 (JUBA) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement In Opposition (SPLM-IO) has accused the South Sudanese army of preparing to launch new attacks on its positions in Yei River state in South Sudan's Equatoria region and attacking civilians in neighbouring areas. On 21 February, the ...
Source: AWSD23 January 2018: In South Sudan, the volatile situation in the country continues to prevent aid groups from penetrating remote parts of Equatoria region, where thousands of people remain trapped with little access to health care and basic services. Sources: Devex I and Devex II. 25 January ...
Some crossed to Ethiopia, where 2,300 people registered as refugees in the Gambela region. There were several reports of people returning from displacement camps and refugee settlements in Uganda to locations in Central Equatoria, including Lainya, Kajo-keji, Morobo and Yei, as well as reports of ...
WHO reaches returnees and displaced families with lifesaving supplies and services in the former Central Equatoria State of South Sudan ... Since the beginning of the renewed violence in July 2016, Greater Equatoria Region has experienced a steady stream of armed incidents and violent clashes, says ...
JUBA, South Sudan – Nyomon Lilian will never forget the day she decided to become a midwife. It was a few years ago, in her hometown of Kajo Keji, in South Sudan's Equatoria region. She watched as her neighbour bled out after giving birth. The woman was rushed to the hospital, but it was too late.
Regional Displacement of South Sudanese - Returns from Kalobayei Refugee Settlement, Turkana County, Kenya (December 2017) ... This was intended as an initial step to understanding factors influencing returns to South Sudan and to linking the humanitarian response across East Africa through the ...
Most of the NAS rebels are from the country's Equatoria region and were previously with the opposition loyal to Machar but later joined Thomas Cirillo Swaka, Kiir's former deputy head of logistics who resigned in February 2017 and accused the president of turning South Sudan into a “tribal army”.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has warned that the regional body will freeze the bank accounts of any South Sudanese leader found to ... Since the ceasefire, there have been reports of violations by both sides to the conflict in Unity, Central Equatoria and Western Equatoria states.
South Sudan's opposition is charged with spearheading an attack on the town of Koch, just hours after the cease-fire was implemented. For its part, government forces are accused of looting civilian property and initiating clashes in and around the town of Mundri in the Equatoria region. Both sides deny the ...
Following the formation of Sudan African National Union (SANU) in 1962, with Joseph Oduho as the President, William Deng Nhial as Secretary of External Affairs and Fr. Saturnino Lohure as Patron, the political ... The Southern region of Sudan had 3 provinces (Equatoria, Upper Nile and Bahr el Ghazal).
Salva Kiir's presidency, which promotes tribal divisions and glorifies the killing of South Sudanese, has committed atrocities that are serious enough to win him a new title: vicious ... Kiir further damaged his reputation by ordering his tribal militiamen to carry out targeted killings in Wau and Equatoria region.
The government spokesperson blamed the armed opposition forces for having been responsible for violations in a number of places in the country, pointing to recent developments in Equatoria region, Bahr el Ghazal region specifically the incident in which humanitarian workers were abducted and ...
Violence spread to the southern region of Equatoria, forcing over a million people to flock to neighboring Uganda and the DRC in what has become the biggest refugee crisis on the continent. In addition to Kiir's government and Machar's SPLA-IO, this round of peace talks also includes half a dozen armed ...
The arrival of 150 Nepalese peacekeepers in Torit is enabling the United Nation to extend its presence through increased patrols across the eastern Equatorian region of South Sudan to help protect civilians and build durable peace. The Nepalese company is strengthening the United Nations Mission in ...
December 17, 2017 (JUBA) - At least 18 people were killed in clashes between South Sudanese government troops and rebels loyal to the country's ... South Sudan's rival forces also resumed armed confrontations in Equatoria region, undermining statements and declarations reaffirming commitment to the ...
“Food,” says John Lasona, “tortures my mind.” Hunched over, bare-chested, the 48-year-old father in Lainya town runs his fingers over his hollowed frame. “The hunger is killing me.” Once regarded as South Sudan's breadbasket, the ravaged Equatoria region is slipping into catastrophe, its once self-reliant ...
Scientists say the imprint of climate change on East Africa ranges from extreme heat and drought across the Sahel and semiarid regions of Sudan, northern Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, to cooler but more variable weather in the tropical and equatorial zones. Experts have also observed changes in ...
December 5, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan is set to reinstate its power transmission system to light up the capital, Juba, an official said Tuesday. ... Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan. Feb 4, 2011 (ST) ... We have revised the tariff to be in uniform within the region like Uganda, Kenya [and] Ethiopia," said Mathok.
Juba, 04 December 2017—Six million people in South Sudan—well beyond the half of the population (56%)— were estimated to be severely food insecure in September 2017, out of which 40 000 in humanitarian catastrophe. The current harvest season, between October to December 2017 is expected to reduce the ...
... opening the two-day event, the chairperson of the faith-based council for peace in Western Equatoria region, Bishop Hiboro Edward said the even brought together governors to deliberate on peace and how leaders of the states could embark on peace building to end suffering of people in South Sudan.
November 23, 2017 (JUBA)- At least 25 people were killed in fresh clashes between government forces and rebels in South Sudan's South Southern Liech state, officials ... Meanwhile, separate clashes reportedly occurred on Wednesday in at rebel-held territory in Mundri county within the Equatoria region.
... South Sudan's SPLM party will not bring peace without the release, return and full ... Chief of Staff for Training who is operating in the Equatoria region. ... Samson accused the South Sudanese President of preparing for war ...
South Sudan: The Country Needs Bold Alternatives, Not This Dumpster Fire ... of violence across South Sudan's Equatoria region, hitherto not widely affected, ... That vision should come from the South Sudanese themselves.
IOM Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa - October 2017 Bulletin ... to over 3,400 vulnerable households in South Sudan's Lainya County. ... south from the country's capital, Juba, toward the Equatoria region. ... South Sudanese returning from Uganda often walk for five days and have few belongings.
South Sudan needs bold alternatives, not this dumpster fire of failed interventions ... across South Sudan's Equatoria region, hitherto not widely affected, ... That vision should come from the South Sudanese themselves.
Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya: Regional Migration, Displacement and Return ... and trends affecting South Sudanese populations across their border. ... and Unity States, and into Uganda from Eastern and Central Equatoria.
In the last year-and-a-half, the fighting has spread south to the country's southern Equatoria region, pitting Equatorian rebels who joined ...
The Dinka cattle are roaming in Equatoria Region and this has ... with Sudan this week – a few days after ordering fellow South Sudanese out ...
(JUBA, South Sudan) — In war-torn South Sudan 1.25 million people are ... hunger with 25,000 South Sudanese in humanitarian catastrophe in Ayod and ... This is especially true in the Equatoria regions, once known as the ...
Humanitarian organizations continue to experience difficulties accessing many locations in Greater Equatoria region affected by insecurity and ...
The Republic of South Sudan is ensnared in tumultuous conflict that is .... The South Sudanese yearning to be a sovereign people began long before ... into Bahr El Ghazel, Upper Nile, and Equatoria regions saw the birth of ...
South Sudan: Food Assistance Fact Sheet, Updated 24 October 2017 ... and the Greater Equatoria region, traditionally the breadbasket of South Sudan. ... and another 1.9 million South Sudanese remain internally displaced.
UN says S. Sudan 'lukewarm' about regional peace effort ... Jonglei, eastern Upper Nile, Western Equitoria, and southern Central Equatoria.


 

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