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South Sudan opposition Machar’s forces sexually abused women, girls in latest violence: UN

While the UN has previously detailed abuses by the South Sudanese government, Thursday's report focused on troops loyal to Machar. (Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters) South Sudan's armed opposition abducted women and girls as young as 12 and lined them up so commanders could choose "wives," and those not selected were left to be raped repeatedly by other fighters,...

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From the people of South Sudan to American Ambassador Nikki Haley: An open appeal for urgent action against Mr. Ashraf Al Cardinal, the icon of corruption in South Sudan

The people of South Sudan would like to commend your sustained efforts to end their suffering and bring about a lasting peace that will set their hard-won country on the right path of stability and progress. We are particularly pleased that despite your extensive global responsibilities, you have remained seized on the issue of South Sudan, thanks to your first-han...

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BREAKING NEWS: South Sudan Peace deal signed today…. A Return to Full-scale War sooner!!

Breaking News: South Sudan Peace Deal Signed Today – but Fails to Address Federalism, Corruption and other important issues pended in Khartoum that are the root causes of the perpetual conflict and division among South Sudanese politico-military groups. September 12, 2018 will be remembered as a day the people of South Sudan have again been betrayed...yet again b...

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Gen. Thomas Cirillo’s visit to America causes jitters in Juba

A visit to the US by a top South Sudanese National Salvation Army (NAS) rebel commander, Gen Thomas Cirilo, is causing jitters in his home country. A report by The Dawn daily in Juba on Tuesday, suggested that the trip to Washington was part of a wider American plot against the latest South Sudan peace agreement. In Summary ***Thomas Cirilo's faction confirmed ...

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From: AFP, SEP/26/2018, SSN; South Sudan's civil war has caused the deaths of at least 382,900 people -- far higher than previous estimates and more than the conflict in Syria, according to a new study....

By John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Enough Project • enoughproject.org, September/20/2018, SSN; Peace remains elusive in South Sudan. The latest in a line of peace deals – this one signed on Se...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Sept/19/2018; On 16 September 2018, a group of leaders within SSOA who signed the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS), issued a press ...

BY: John Prendergast and Brian Adeba, The Daily Beast, SEP/12/2018, SSN; Wednesday’s agreement is at its heart simply a crass division of the spoils between the rival factions with the biggest guns wh...

BY: Kuir ë Garang, Poet & Author, Ph.D. Candidate, Toronto, SEPT/10/2018, SSN; There is no question that South Sudan will take time to get used to civil societies expressing strong positions in sociop...

BY: Dr Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudanese, SEP/06/2018, SSN; At the beginning of this month, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed was reported saying the following, I quote: "Any South Sudanese un...

BY: Santino Aniek, Upper New York, USA, SEPT/01/2018, SSN; Now what is it in Khartoum Peace Agreement that most worries so many South Sudanese people? Recognizably any list in Khartoum Peace Agreement w...

BY: Dr. Lako Jada Kwajok, South Sudan, AUG/19/2018, SSN; Five days ago, Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, published an article under the title "Federalism does not deserve war in South Sudan." The title is quite...

By: FRED OLUOCH, THE EAST AFRICAN, AUG/14/2018, SSN; That is the question most observers are asking, as the key partners appear to have been forced by regional and international leaders to sign the deal...

BY: Akim Salah , Wau-South Sudan, AUG/11/2018, SSN; The mix reactions to the Khartoum-Kampala coerced peace deal demonstrate the difference between naïve tribal opportunists and rational thinking citiz...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From: SOUTH SUDAN OPPOSITION ALLIANCE (SSOA): FDP, NAS, NDM, PDM, SPLM-FDs, SSNMC, SSPM, SSLM, SSUM, UDRA. Date: 4th August 2018; Intimidation of SSOA members by Sudan Security Per...

By: Cornelius Khan, South Sudan, JUL/28/2018, SSN; I absolutely have no personal grudges against Riek Machar but his 30 years plus reign as Nuer and South Sudan leader and his proven never-dying-greed-f...

NAIROBI, July 22 (Reuters); The United States doubts whether South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have the leadership qualities needed to deliver peace to the country at war s...

TO: Mr. Antonio Gutereas, The Unted Nations Secretary General, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America (USA) JUL/14/2018, SSN; We, the chiefs of Equatoria Region in Uganda deliberated ...

By Dr Remember Miamingi, JUL/01/2018, SSN; In Summary What is tragic here is that the UN, the US government and international non-governmental organisations have said that the oil sector, which is the ...