Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tag: President Salva Kiir

South Sudan’s Rival Leaders Meeting Again In...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir met again with rival Riek Machar on Monday in neighboring Sudan amid fragile efforts...

South Sudan’s Armed Opposition Rejects ‘Imposition’ of...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal and asked for more time after...

South Sudan General Killed in Ambush; Pressure...

A South Sudanese general was killed in an ambush just outside of the rebel-held town of Bor Sunday just hours before the warring parties were...

South Sudan Rivals Set for New Year’s...

Talks between South Sudan's government and rebels are due to start soon in Ethiopia, say observers. However there has been no immediate halt to hostilities,...

UN Approves More Peacekeepers For S. Sudan...

The United Nations Security Council has approved plans to almost double the number of  peacekeepers in South Sudan. The 15-member council unanimously authorized on Tuesday...

South Sudan Poised Between War and Peace

South Sudan stands poised between two stark alternatives on Christmas Eve: an escalation of fighting as government forces prepare to launch an assault on...

President Obama: South Sudan on Precipice of...

 United States President Barack Obama has warned that South Sudan is on the "precipice" of a civil war, after clashes in the capital Juba...