Monday December 11, 2017

Author: R Nyuon

Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring P...

Leila Zerrougui Called on Warring Parties in South Sudan to Release Minor A...

NAIROBI – The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, has reiterated his calls for both warring parties in south Sudan to release child soldiers. This came after the latter refuted the government’s claim of releasing... FULL STORY »

UN Special Representative for Child...

UN Special Representative for Children Refuted Government Claims of Releasi...

NAIROBI – No children have been released in South Sudan following reports of child soldier recruitment, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict said in a statement. “No children have been released from the SPLA (Sudan People’s... FULL STORY »

International NGOs Appealed to Regi...

International NGOs Appealed to Regional Leaders to End South Sudan Crisis

NAIROBI – A coalition of international NGOs called on regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that can transform the country from destruction to development. Danish Refugee Council, Norwegian Refugee Council, Adeso, International Rescue Committee,... FULL STORY »

Oxfam Warn of Food Crisis in South ...

Oxfam Warn of Food Crisis in South Sudan During Dry Season

NAIROBI – Aid Agency, Oxfam International has warned of a looming food crisis in south Sudan in this coming dry season where millions of people are displaced by the ongoing conflict. In response to the release of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC), Oxfam South Sudan Country... FULL STORY »

UNMISS: Evidence on Ethnic Massacres in South Sudan

For the first time since conflict erupted in the new nation, United Mission in South Sudan (UNIMISS) has documented a new report condemning the warring parties of gross violation of human... FULL STORY »

UN-OCHA: AIDS – Related Deaths Are on the Rise Among Conflict Affected People

NAIROBI – The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) has warned of looming rise of Aid related death in conflict affected states in South... FULL STORY »

NGOs Provided New Shelters to South Sudanese IDPS

BOR – At least 2,500 internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Jonglei State have received new shelters from the Catholic Relief Service (CRS) with the assistance from the Office of U.S.... FULL STORY »

EDITORIAL: Starving Youths venture into stones crushing business to earn a living

JUBA –  Poverty, high illiteracy rate and poor employment records in South Sudan have made many people to resort into doing harsh and exhausted jobs to earn a living. The cost of... FULL STORY »

Ugandan traders losing businesses in South Sudan

JUBA – The ongoing civil war has taken a huge toll on foreign businesses. Many traders who had been doing booming businesses in South Sudan are now regretting the current political dispute in... FULL STORY »

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