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UN supports South Sudan’s efforts to stimulate trade

South Sudan said on Tuesday it will use support from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to build its institutional capacity to stimulate trade with...
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South Sudan, UNDP launch youth entrepreneurship initiative to boost food security

South Sudan in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Saturday launched a youth entrepreneurship program to enhance their contribution to the...
children

Chinese doctors make donations to South Sudanese children

The seventh batch of the China medical team in South Sudan on Friday joined children at the Juba Orphanage Center to celebrate the International...
European Union (EU)

EU provides US$33 million to support education, health in South Sudan

The European Union (EU) has approved 33 million U.S. dollars to support vulnerable people in conflict-torn South Sudan. The EU said on...
An U.S. army soldier sits on top of an armored vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

U.S. denies deploying troops to South Sudan

The U.S. military on Thursday denied allegations that it has deployed troops into the east African country in a bid to unseat President Salva...
petroleum revenue

South Sudan raises daily oil output to 180,000 barrels

South Sudan's oil output has increased to 180,000 barrels per day (bpd), petroleum minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth said on Thursday. Gatkuoth said...
South-Sudan-Army

South Sudan marks army day peacefully despite threats of protests

South Sudan marked army day smoothly on Thursday, with government saying that there were no signs of street protests in the day. ...
FDIs

South Sudan launches digital technology to boost investments, trade

South Sudan said on Tuesday it has launched a digital technology that will provide online information to probable investors in a bid to boost...
SPLA soldiers redeploy south from the Abyei area in line with the road map to resolve the Abyei crisis.

UN, AU urge South Sudan rivals not to delay forming unity government again

There should be no further delay in forming a new unity government in South Sudan beyond the six-month extension period, the UN, African Union...
TOPSHOTS A Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) government soldier walks towards the town of Malakal on March 20, 2014, after the SPLA allegedly took it over. More than 97,000 South Sudanese refugees who have fled war, misery and turmoil from their country now live in Kakuma. AFP PHOTO / IVAN LIEMAN

Joint UN, AU mission in South Sudan to shore up peace process

A high level mission from the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) arrived in South Sudan...
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South Sudan president calls for further delay in unity government formation

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has called for one-year-long delay in formation of a transitional government instead of the six months extension agreed by...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

Chinese envoy urges more support for peace, stability efforts in South Sudan

China has called for continued efforts to support the warring parties in South Sudan to reach consensus on outstanding issues within the signed peace...
South Sudan

South Sudan refutes allegations over two missing opposition figures

South Sudan on Wednesday said it was not responsible for the disappearance of two opposition figures in the Kenyan capital in 2017 after the...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

South Sudan insists extension on unity government formation will amount to a breach

South Sudan on Thursday maintained its position of forming a transitional unity government (TGoNU) on May 12 as warring parties meet in Ethiopia to...
New measles vaccine

South Sudan intensifies battle against measles and polio

South Sudan's ministry of health and partners have launched a massive measles and polio vaccination campaign. The health ministry, the World Health Organization (WHO), and...
Electricity

Afreximbank gives US$500 million to South Sudan

The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has provided a 500 million U.S. dollar financing facility to South Sudan to fund power transmission, infrastructure and...
petroleum revenue

South Sudan oil stream not affected by political emergency in Sudan

The political crisis in Sudan has not affected oil flow from South Sudan's oil fields after the two neighboring countries announced resumption in August...
Salva_Kiir

South Sudan: political Parties Act to be Revised

South Sudan will amend the Political Parties Act that was ratified in 2012 in a bid to create a favorable political environment as part...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

South Sudan to Modify 4 Security Bills to Boost Peace Deal

South Sudan's constitutional body has submitted the long-awaited amendments to four security sector-related bills to the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in a...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

Despite Outstanding Troubles South Sudan will still form a unity government

South Sudanese much-awaited Transitional Unity Government (TGoNU) will be formed in May, amid doubts by the opposition who cite delays in unifying the army...
Education

School established to cater for special needs in South Sudan

A primary school has been established in Nimule, South Sudan for the first of its kind, to support children with special needs. The Cede Primary...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

In spite of Funding Constraints South Sudan’s Peace Process on

South Sudan's recently signed revitalized peace agreement is on course and that the country needs regional support to help achieve key outstanding issues like...
football

South Sudan finds new Coach for failing at 2019 AFCON qualifiers

South Sudan's football governing body is looking for a new head coach to replace current caretaker coach Ramzi Sebit. The Bright Stars have failed to...
South Sudan

WFP warns conflict is worsening food insecurity in South Sudan

The ongoing conflict in Yei region has compounded the already worsening food insecurity in South Sudan, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Thursday....
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

Local solutions key to success of South Sudan peace deal

Homegrown solutions are needed to bring sustainable and durable peace in conflict-torn South Sudan, a conflict resolution expert has said. Ashad...
Abiy Ahmed (R), Ethiopian Prime Minister and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (L) disembark from a plane at Juba International Airport in Juba, capital of South Sudan, March 4, 2019. Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afwerki on Monday visited South Sudan in a bid to consolidate the ongoing regional effort to restore peace and stability in the world's youngest republic. (Xinhua/Daniel Majack)

Leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea in South Sudan to Promote Peace and Integration

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Monday visited South Sudan in a bid to consolidate the ongoing regional effort...
In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 and released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at the UNMISS compound in Bor, capital of Jonglei state, in South Sudan. Less than three years after its creation, the world's newest country is beginning to fracture along ethnic lines in violence that has killed hundreds of people and what could come next, some warn, is ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/UNMISS, Hailemichael Gebrekrstos)

South Sudan inks deal with UN to boost displaced people protection

South Sudan has signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to set up a legal framework for...
Spla Soldiers Near Juba April

South Sudan’s faction dismisses senior members over leadership wrangle

The Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) led by First Vice President Taban Deng Gai on Tuesday dismissed two of its senior members,...
South Sudan

East African bloc urges South Sudan rebel group to cease hostilities

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has called on South Sudan's rebel group to cease hostilities especially in southern region's Yei River region and...
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South Sudan partners with regional bloc to harmonize refugee policy

South Sudan on Tuesday announced a partnership with the East African Community (EAC) to harmonize policies and legislation aimed at strengthening management of the...