[Shabait] Asmara -- Mr. Yohannes Teklemicael, Eritrean Ambassador to South Sudan, met and held talks with various South Sudan officials focusing on strengthening bilateral ties as well as on regional issues of interest to the two countries.
[Capital FM] Canterbury -- A South Sudanese bishop who was forced with his family into exile before he was one year old, the Right Reverend Anthony Poggo, has been named as the next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo has urged parties in the South Sudan, Ethiopia and Democratic Republic of Congo conflicts to emulate the handshake between President Kenyatta and Raila Odinga.
[UN News] Rose Mary Tiep, fled domestic abuse and the conflict in South Sudan five years ago. Today she is helping others through their trauma in an Ugandan refugee camp, as part of a UN-backed support programme.
[This Day] The latest 'Hunger Hotspots of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) early warnings on acute food insecurity' report released yesterday showed that Nigeria, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Yemen remain at 'highest alert' as countries with catastrophic conditions.
[RFI] After a fantastic run at the African Cup of Nations 2021, Gambia's Scorpions commence its campaign for the 2023 AFCON with a victory over the Bright Stars of South Sudan at Lat-Dior stadium in Thiès, Senegal, on Saturday night.
[The Point] The Gambia senior national team is stretching their muscles free for their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers opener against South Sudan on 4th June 2022 at Stade Late Dior in Thies, Senegal.
[The Point] Tom Saintfiet, head coach of The Gambia senior national team, has expressed satisfaction with The Gambia's draw against the United Arab Emirate (UAE) in their friendly encounter, noting that this is because The Gambia has never collected a point against a non-African team.
[Spotlight Initiative] WEST NILE REGION, Uganda - Rose Mary Tiep, 32, fled violence in South Sudan five years ago. After receiving Spotlight Initiative-supported counselling, she became a volunteer psychosocial support assistant with TPO Uganda to help other women and children leave and recover from violent situations. She lives and works in Omugo II, an extension of Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement, which is home to 43,000 refugees from South Sudan. Below, she shares her story.
[The Point] The Gambia senior national team is set to begin training tomorrow, Wednesday, ahead of their crunch 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers opener at home to South Sudan on 4th June 2022 at Stade Late Dior in Thies, Senegal.
[The Point] The Gambia senior national team; the Scorpions will arrive in Senegal, today, Monday ahead of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations opening match against South Sudan on 4th June 2022 at Stade Lat Dior.
[Dabanga] Abyei -- The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has expressed deep concern over the continued inter-tribal attacks between South Sudanese Dinka and Arab Misseriya tribes in Abyei area located at the border between Sudan and South Sudan in West Kordofan.
[Dabanga] Khartoum -- The United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), African Union, and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) 'trilateral mechanism' met on Wednesday with Tut Galuak, Special Envoy to Sudan and advisor to South Sudan President Salva Kiir, the mechanism says.
[Dabanga] Khartoum / Juba / Kauda -- Two leading members of the Communist Party of Sudan (CPoS) were detained in Khartoum yesterday after their return from Juba, the capital of South Sudan, earlier that day. They had visited South Kordofan to talk to Abdelaziz El Hilu, leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), and Abdelwahid El Nur, leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement in Darfur.
[SNA] Khartoum -- Joint talks between Khartoum and Juba began today in Khartoum to develop joint cooperation in the field of petroleum, discuss technical and financial arrangements, increase oil production and the challenges that faced implementation of previous agreements between the two countries in this regard.
[The Point] The Events Management Committee (EMC) of The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has disclosed ticket prices for the Scorpions 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers opener at home to South Sudan on 4th June 2022 at the Stade Late Dior in Thies, Senegal.
[The Point] Brikama United creative midfielder Bun Sanneh has been invited to The Gambia senior national team; the Scorpions ahead of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers opener at home to South Sudan on 4th June 2022 at Stade Late Dior in Thies, Senegal.
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), the state-owned electric producer in Ethiopia, signed a memorandum of understanding to supply electricity to South Sudan, according to the state utility.
[Capital FM] Juba -- Wiper Democratic Movement Leader and Former Vice President Hon Kalonzo Musyoka has concluded his three-day visit to Juba-South Sudan where he held meetings with the Country's President Salva Kiir, Mayardit , First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar and Fourth Vice President Rebbecca Garang over the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement.
[The Conversation Africa] A notable consequence of Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been the near-complete breakdown of what was already a deeply fraught relationship among the permanent members of the UN Security Council.
[CISA] Lukenya -- Religious leaders from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) in a statement dated April 29, pledged to, "continue... efforts to bring about a lasting 'just peace'... through spiritual renewal, advocacy, dialogue, reconciliation and trauma healing while encouraging all non-violent means of bringing about positive change in... society."
[Shabait] Asmara, 08 May 2022 - The Presidential Advisor and Head of Political Affairs of the PFDJ, Mr. Yemane Gebreab conducted a seminar to nationals in Juba and its environs, South Sudan focusing on the objective situation in the homeland and regional as well as global developments.
[Shabait] Asmara, 05 May 2022- Senior Eritrean delegation composed of Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab met President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan today in Juba and delivered a message from President Isaias Afwerki.
[The Conversation Africa] In March 2022, violent clashes between farming communities and cattle herders broke out in Eastern Equatoria State, South Sudan. It was the latest incident in months of cattle-related violence in the area, which is in the country's southern region.
[The Conversation Africa] Implementation of the 2018 peace agreement in South Sudan lags significantly behind its mandated schedule. One of the reasons for this slow progress is establishing a unified military command structure. This was to be done within the first eight months of signing the pact.
[UNFPA] Bentiu -- "I used to collect firewood, make charcoal, and sell fresh milk to help meet our family's needs," Nyachar Gatneay Rial, 38, told UNFPA. "Now I have to sell tea in the local market to earn some money."
[Dabanga] Khartoum / Kereinik -- A spokesperson from the European Union (EU) issued a statement concerning the West Darfur tribal conflict today. The EU statement highlighted their vehemence in insisting that the Juba Peace Agreement be respected by all its signatories.
[MSF] After fleeing their homes more than two months ago, tens of thousands of people are still left without basic necessities in Twic County, South Sudan. Despite repeated calls by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the humanitarian community in South Sudan has failed to scale up assistance to people who have largely been left without food, shelter and sanitation.
[WFP] Markets come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional set-ups to online farmers markets. In South Sudan, the World Food Programme (WFP) has rolled out a 'retail in a box' pop-up initiative in Gorom refugee camp that is spurring on local businesses while helping refugees buy their foods of choice.
[UN News] Additional peacekeepers have been deployed to Leer county, South Sudan, following a surge of violence, including rapes, gang rapes, beheadings, burning civilians alive, and attacks on humanitarians, the UN Mission in the country, UNMISS, reported on Monday.
[VOA] Juba, South Sudan -- The editor-in-chief of South Sudan's oldest English-language newspaper, the Juba Monitor, has been arrested for allegedly defying a court order to stop publication over alleged malpractice.
[UN News] Although the overall security situation in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan has remained calm, the "trust deficit" between the two main communities continues to be a great concern, UN Peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix told the Security Council on Thursday.
[MSF] The latest violence in Leer County, South Sudan, has resulted in the deaths of dozens of civilians, including a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff member. This is the second MSF staff member who has been killed in Leer due to extreme violence since December 2021.
[VOA] Geneva -- The United Nations warns a record 7.74 million people, or two-thirds of South Sudan's population, are likely to face hunger during this year's lean season between May and July. This is the dangerous period between planting and harvesting when food stocks are at their lowest.
[Ghanaian Times] South Sudan peace monitors on Tuesday welcomed the launch of public consultations to pave way for the start of truth, reconciliation and healing process under the 2018 revitalised peace deal.