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South Sudan: Political violence on the rise, UN rights experts warn

New York: UN human rights experts have warned of increased political violence and polarization between communities across the world’s youngest country, South Sudan, following a fact ...

South Sudan: Senior UN official condemns killing of humanitarian worker

New York: The UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan has strongly condemned the killing of a UN-contracted aid worker on Sunday, that also left another injured, after the conv ...

South Sudan ‘determined to never go back to war’

New York:South Sudan is “ready to turn a new page” towards greater peace, development and prosperity, Vice-President Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior said in her speech in the UN Ge ...

South Sudan: Prez Kiir pledges against war on country's 10th independence anniversary

South Sudan president Salva Kiir has pledged to keep his country out of war in a speech marking the tenth anniversary of the country's independence.

Joy in South Sudan, as schools reopen after 14-month COVID lockdown

New York: The countrywide reopening of schools in South Sudan is a welcome step on the road to “normalcy” for youngsters, two in three of whom need humanitarian assistance, th ...

Allies of South Sudan militias must be held accountable: UN human rights report

New York: Military and political officials in South Sudan supporting community-based militias in the Greater Jonglei region, must be held accountable for violence that killed more than 70 ...

Violence in South Sudan engulfs country, 10 years after independence ‘children all have guns’

New York: Extreme violence and attacks involving thousands of fighters at a time have engulfed more than three-quarters of South Sudan, UN human Rights Council-appointed investigators sai ...

Little progress on disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan

New York: Despite the strengthening of the relationship between Sudan and South Sudan, little progress has been made regarding the disputed Abyei region, the head of UN Peacekeeping told ...

South Sudan: UN chief commends ‘spirit of compromise and collaboration’ as new cabinet is unveiled

New York : Following the unveiling of a new unity cabinet in South Sudan on Thursday, the UN Secretary-General has commended the “spirit of compromise and collaboration” shown ...