South Sudan President in Ethiopia for peace talks

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for a one-day State visit, the presidency said. President Kiir was accompanied by the country’s chief peace negotiator and government ministers for talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The South Sudanese leader is expected to brief the Ethiopian prime minister about South Sudan’s […]

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U.S. proposes U.N. sanctions against six senior South Sudan official

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States has proposed the U.N. Security Council impose sanctions against several South Sudanese ministers and officials, accusing them of obstructing peace efforts and blocking humanitarian assistance to civilians, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Sunday. Security Council diplomats are due to meet for negotiations on the […]

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5,000 missing S/Sudan’s children reunite with families

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Save the Children and other partners have successfully reunited more than 5,000 children with their families since conflict broke out in South Sudan in 2013. UNICEF Country Representative Mahimbo Mdoe said in a press statement on Wednesday that keeping families together ensured protection of children. “Keeping families together is the […]