EAC: Four Nations to Launch COVID Inoculation

EAC: Four Nations to Launch COVID Inoculation

ARUSHA, 23 February 2021 – Three of the six member states of the East African Communitiy (EAC) have launched COVID-19 inoculation campaigns. The EAC inter-governmental organization headquartered in Arusha, Tanzania, brings together Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan,...
South Sudan: Peacekeepers Seek Asylum

South Sudan: Peacekeepers Seek Asylum

JUBA, 22 February 2021 – At least 15 Ethiopian soldiers members of the peacekeeping contingent to South have refused to return to Ethiopia, choosing instead to seek asylum. The soldiers, orginally from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region demanded asylum Monday in the...
South Sudan: Pressure to Join Nile Basin

South Sudan: Pressure to Join Nile Basin

JUBA, 22 February 2021 – South Sudan is under pressure from Ethiopia to sign on to the 2010 Nile Basin agreement that is opposed by both Ethiopia and Sudan. South Sudan needs to protect its share of the Nile river, the deputy Ethiopian head of mission to South Sudan,...
South Sudan: Still Staggering Levels of Violence

South Sudan: Still Staggering Levels of Violence

GENEVA, 20 February 2021 – The violence in South Sudan has intensified over the last few months, with hundreds of civilians killed or displaced, a report by experts has concluded. United Nations human rights experts, who completed and have submitted the report to the...
South Sudan: Delegates Refuse to Vacate Hotels

South Sudan: Delegates Refuse to Vacate Hotels

JUBA, 18 February 2021 – Delegates attending peace talks in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, have refused to vacate hotel rooms after they were declared “personae non gratae” for non-payment of accumulated bills. The notice to vacate was issued last February 4 by...
South Sudan: Gunmen Injure Six in Abyei Attack

South Sudan: Gunmen Injure Six in Abyei Attack

ABYEI, 16 February 2021 – An opposition official has been injured in an attack on his convoy as he returned from a trip to Warrap state, one of South Sudan’s 34 federated states. The official, Monykuch Mawien, was recently nominated by the SPLM-IO to Abyei...
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