US institute wants SIECs scrapped - Daily Trust

Thursday, July 5, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has called for constitutional amendment with a view to abolishing state independent electoral commissions and their responsibilities for all election management moved to INEC.

USIP urges FG to plan against election violence - Daily Times

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP), has said that for Nigeria to prevent election violence and ensure a peaceful 2019 elections, there is need to get acquainted with the prevailing security and political realities in the country. This was disclosed in Abuja on Tuesday at the presentation of an Electoral violence risk...

Strong Words Alone will not Deliver Peace to South Sudan - ReliefWeb

Thursday, June 7, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

At the end of May, after only four days, South Sudan’s long-delayed peace talks once again adjourned without reaching a viable agreement. The failure to reach a deal comes only weeks after the White House declared that the Government of South Sudan had “lost credibility,” expressed deep frustration at...

South Sudan in Focus - VOA

Thursday, May 31, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

IGAD recommends a face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and former First Vice-President Riek Machar; unidentified gunmen kill two civilians in an attack along the Yei-Kaya road in Mugwo County; and South Sudanese living with HIV/AIDS hope a new U.N.-sponsored program will help combat the disease.

South Sudan in Focus - VOA

Thursday, May 17, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

The high-level revitalization forum opens its next round of talks in Addis Ababa; President Salva Kiir holds South Sudanese officers responsible for rising crime rates across the country; and health officials take measures to prevent the Ebola virus from reaching South Sudan.

Let’s end this competition of misery - IRIN

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

By: Aly Verjee

News Type: USIP in the News

Reader, answer me this: what is the world’s worst crisis? Yemen? Syria? The Democratic Republic of Congo? South Sudan? That question may not be any easier to answer even if there are accompanying descriptors: the worst famine since the Second World War; the worst refugee crisis since Rwanda; the worst humanitarian crisis in 50 years.