South Sudan In Focus - VOA

Monday, February 5, 2018

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South Sudanese stakeholders meet in Addis Ababa to kick off the second phase of the high-level revitalization forum; South Sudan recalls its ambassador to the United States; and South Sudan’s former army chief of staff says he will not return to Juba.

South Sudan In Focus - VOA

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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A U.S Diplomat in South Sudan is advising the youth to learn from the horrors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide and work to build a united South Sudan; the U.N Secretary General's Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide says South Sudanese leaders have no other option but to end the violence in the country.

South Sudan: Forum Aims to Restore Peace - VOA

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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A high-level forum to revive South Sudan's 2015 peace agreement is underway in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – and the stakes could not be higher.

South Sudan Forum Aims to Restore Peace - VOA

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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A high-level forum to revive South Sudan's 2015 peace agreement is underway in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – and the stakes could not be higher. The internal conflict that began four years ago has driven two million people from the country and left more than a million others a step away from famine, according to the United Nations.

How to Support South Sudan’s High Level Revitalization Forum - Chatham House

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

By: Aly Verjee; Ahmed Soliman

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South Sudan faces an existential crisis. More than four million people – between a third and half of the population – are displaced from their homes. Nearly eight million (opens in new window) people are in need of humanitarian assistance. The economy is in tatters. After almost four years of civil war, conflict has devolved into fighting across multiple fronts.

South Sudan in Focus - VOA

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Traditional chiefs work to reduce the widespread practice of child marriages in South Sudan; a resolution reinstates teachers in Jonglei State who were dismissed last year for protesting poor working conditions and low pay; and female police and correctional officers receive certificates in English literacy and computer science from Kampala University's Juba Study Center.

Why doesn’t South Sudan’s refugee exodus spur East Africa to action? - IRIN News

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

By: Aly Verjee

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Migration crises in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa reconfigured global politics. So why – as the millionth South Sudanese took refuge in Uganda earlier this year, and with the total number of South Sudanese refugee and asylum seekers now more than two million – is there no comparable shift in the political posture of East African states?