South Sudan

One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

0 Visits: 273 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 08:31:23
KAMPALA, Uganda: The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

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CPJ Calls on the South Sudan authorities to unblock Websites of four media Outlets

0 Visits: 308 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 00:59:42
New York (Press Release) — South Sudanese authorities should immediately unblock the websites of at least four media outlets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.

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NRC: New displacement figures: 65.6 million people forced to flee

0 Visits: 242 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 15:00:59
Uganda received the largest number of new refugees last year, more than half a million people, according to a statement releaased by the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Donors failing almost a million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

0 Visits: 290 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 11:18:39
Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing death, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International in a damning report launched ahead of a high-level donor summit in the Ugandan capital Kampala.

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American Jewish World Service Launches East Africa Crisis Fund

0 Visits: 267 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 22:03:51
NEW YORK, NY – East Africa is currently experiencing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. A crippling two-year drought, exacerbated by climate change and conflict, has placed millions of people at risk of starvation. South Sudan declared famine in mid-February and several counties in Kenya…

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Tens of thousands of women and children are fleeing from South Sudan to Sudan

0 Visits: 272 | Tuesday May 30, 2017 - 17:56:45
Nairobi/Geneva (Horn Observer Online) – Tens of thousands of South Sudanese women and children have crossed the border into Sudan since the beginning of the year, fleeing violence and the looming threat of famine.

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S. Sudan president names arch-rival Machar as vice-president

0 Visits: 799 | Friday February 12, 2016 - 19:26:06
JUBA (AFP) – South Sudan's president Salva Kiir has named his arch-rival Riek Machar as vice-president, after fighting for more than two years of civil war.

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Crisis Group say South Sudan On the Brink of Renewed War – Statement

0 Visits: 313 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:34:01
Juba/Addis ababa/Brussels – Major breach of the agreement signed in Addis Ababa and Juba in August to end South Sudan's now two-year old civil war is increasingly likely. While low-level conflict is continuing in Unity state, conflict is now escalating in the Equatorias and Western Bahr el Ghazal.

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Ugandan army confirms it will leave South Sudan

0 Visits: 350 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:29:20
KAMPALA: Oct 13, 2015 —Ugandan troops will start leaving South Sudan by the end of this week, according to the head of the Ugandan force in the country. This was a key rebel demand during drawn-out talks which led to a peace deal in August. All foreign forces were meant to have left by 10 October.

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