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Pagan Amum Okiech, leader of the SPLM Former Detainees (SPLM-FDs), said reunification of the SPLM party is no longer a priority in South Sudan. On Friday, Pagan declined to sign a new deal for the SPLM reunification negotiated in Kampala in a meeting facilitated by Uganda’s...

Photo: South Sudanese refugees demand to be registered at Imvepi reception centre in Arua district in Northern Uganda. (UNHCR/Jiro Ose) The European Commission (EC) on Friday announced that it has provided $12.9 million to help save the lives of conflict-affected people in war-torn South Sudan. The money, which was...

At least 151 people have been killed in floods and mudslides as emergency teams rush to distribute aid to the displaced. Flooding and mudslides have killed at least 151 people in Sri Lanka as emergency teams rushed to distribute aid to another half a million people...

It has been three months since famine, which has been caused by a long-standing conflict between the government and rebels groups, was declared in some parts of South Sudan. But areas outside the famine zones are also suffering from severe food shortages. More than a million people...

Nearly 60,000 women are suffering from obstetric fistula in South Sudan out of which only 750 cases were treated, according to a health official. Obstetric fistula is a disease most common among women that accounts for up to 8 percent of deaths worldwide and is caused...

Authorities in Twic Centre County in South Sudan’s Jonglei State said more than 30,000 civilians are facing dire humanitarian conditions due to lack of food and health services. Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Monday, Commissioner Dau Akoi Jurkuch said the lack of food is caused by...

May 21, 2017 (KAMPALA) - Thousands of South Sudanese continue to arrive to Uganda every week, bringing the total number of refugees and asylum-seekers to over 900,000. Civilians flee UN protection site in Malakal following attacks by the government army and militias on 17-18...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Monday declared a unilateral ceasefire with rebels as part of his bid to end the ongoing civil war in the world’s youngest nation, while ordering the security agencies to create an atmosphere for the national dialogue. Kiir made the announcement...

May 21, 2017 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has announced that the national dialogue, will convene on Monday 22 May after a long delay in order to include holdout opposition leaders. Juba has warned the armed and non-opposition groups which have refused to join the...

DOHA Petition to President Salva Kiir According to a recent UN report, the civil war in South Sudan has reached “catastrophic proportions”. This has resulted in tens of thousands people killed, 3.25 million displaced, disrupted farming, cattle and aid looting, blocking of aid, destruction of crops...