South Sudan peace accord impeded

Brussels 03.12.2020 Implementation of South Sudan’s 2018 peace accord has stalled, while the authorities have blocked humanitarian access to areas where conflict has restarted, the U.N. panel of experts said. Deng Dau Deng, the deputy minister of Foreign affairs, has underlined that the experts themselves had been allowed entry into South Sudan, which shows “that…

Juba celebrates peace

The EU gave positive evaluation of the initial steps taken towards the implementation of the  ‘Revitalised Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan’, signed on 12 September under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)’,  but Europe expects it should be followed by other actions in the same direction. Today…

South Sudan girls abuse by military

Government and rebel forces in South Sudan abducted hundreds of women and girls this year and many have been raped and forced into sexual slavery, the UN mission to the country informed. The UN reports warring factions in South Sudan abducted hundreds of women and forced them into sexual slavery https://t.co/5A6LpANIID — Insider Politics (@insiderpolitics)…

South Sudan refuses peace deal

South Sudan’s rebel chief Riek Machar on Tuesday, August 28, refused to sign a final peace deal, which aims to end a brutal civil war, with the government, according to a Sudanese mediator. Here’s a bit of the reasoning why Riek Machar is refusing to sign a peace deal in Khartoum. Essentially, the SPLM-IO says, the…