South Sudan-Rwanda: Deepening Military Ties

KIGALI, 6 May 2021 – Military officials from South Sudan and Rwanda have committed to strengthen military and bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Rwanda’s Defense Minister, Maj. General Albert Murasira, and South Sudan’s Defence and Veteran Affairs...
South Sudan: Pound Strengthens against the Dollar

South Sudan: Pound Strengthens against the Dollar

JUBA, 6 May 2021 – The South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit has directed the governor of the country’s central bank to stabilize the economy as the local pound strengthens against the dollar. The orders come days after the local currency (pound) strengthened...
Sudan: Alleged War Criminal Wants ICC to Try Him

Sudan: Alleged War Criminal Wants ICC to Try Him

KHARTOUM, 5 May 2021 – A former top Sudanese military officers accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur does not want to face justice in Sudan. Ahmed Haroun, who was a key ally of ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, says he wants to be put on...
South Sudan: WHO Urges Public to Get Vaccinated

South Sudan: WHO Urges Public to Get Vaccinated

JUBA, 4 May 2021 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among citizens of South Sudan. WHO on Tuesday encouraged government officials, media professionals, and doctors in the country to educate the public on the merits of...
South Sudan: Army Downplays Defection by General

South Sudan: Army Downplays Defection by General

JUBA, 4 May 2021 – Military officials in South Sudan on Tuesday downplayed the defection Monday of a former army commander to an armed opposition group. General Stephen Buay Rolnyang announced Monday that he was defecting to join General Paul Malong’s South Sudan...
South Sudan: Security Beefed-up on Trade Routes

South Sudan: Security Beefed-up on Trade Routes

JUBA, 2 May 2021 – The President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit has ordered the beefing up of security on the country’s major trade routes. The call comes in the wake of attacks targeting trucks and passenger vehicles plying the main highways linking South Sudan...
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