Posts Tagged ‘South Sudan’

South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

  • 5 August 2018 - 19:57
South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

The South Sudan government reached a final peace deal and power-sharing agreement with the country’s main rebel group on Sunday, said the foreign minister of neighboring Sudan, which has been helping to broker the agreement, Reuters reported.  “In initials, an agreement on outstanding...

First famine in six years announced in South Sudan

  • 20 February 2017 - 18:52
First famine in six years announced in South Sudan

BBC - A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The government and the United Nations report that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine. A combination of civil war and...