South Sudan’s church leaders equally want politicians in the transitional Government of National Unity to honour the spirit and letter of all agreements and declarations. “We call upon all our political leaders in (the) R-TGoNU and Opposition to be true to the Agreements and Declarations they have signed and ensure their full and timely

South Sudan is facing the twin threat of COVID-19 and an uptick in violence that risks unravelling a fragile ceasefire and derailing the peace process, the top UN official in the country says. Briefing the Security Council on Tuesday, David Shearer said that so far, nearly 2,000 cases of novel South Sudan - South Sudan - The 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement: The civil war was finally ended when the SPLA/SPLM and the government of Sudan signed the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) on January 9, 2005, mediated by the Intergovernment Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional organization of which Sudan is a member. South Sudan 16 Feb 2020 10:45 GMT. South Sudan's Machar rejects President Kiir's peace offer. The rejection by Riek Machar dashes hopes of breaking a deadlock and ending a six-year conflict in Aug 06, 2018 · South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011 as the outcome of a 2005 agreement that ended Africa's longest-running civil war. Made up of the 10 southern-most states of Sudan, South South Sudan is the most pressing humanitarian crisis in Africa. Violence, hunger and sickness blight the lives of people who three years ago were hopeful of an independent future and end to war. Some 1.5 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to fighting including nearly 400,000 people who are refugees in neighboring countries. South Sudan - South Sudan - Religion: Christians, primarily Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Presbyterian, account for about three-fifths of South Sudan’s population. Christianity is a result of European missionary efforts that began in the second half of the 19th century. The remainder of the population is a mix of Muslims and those who follow traditional animist religions, the latter Jul 16, 2020 · South Sudan is one of the most dangerous places in the world for humanitarian workers even after the country’s five-year civil war ended in 2018. At least 122 have been killed since 2013 including seven this year. Most, like the two killed Monday, have been South Sudanese.

South Sudan, also called Southern Sudan, country located in northeastern Africa. Its rich biodiversity includes lush savannas, swamplands, and rainforests that are home to many species of wildlife. Prior to 2011, South Sudan was part of Sudan, its neighbour to the north.

Hopes for South Sudan’s future soared when it became a nation, but now diplomats are scrambling to make sense of what went wrong. Some blame greed. As the new nation’s oil wells generated South Sudan | Al Jazeera America

The drama reflects the plunge in U.S. confidence in South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, which won independence from Sudan in 2011 and massive support from Washington, including billions of dollars in aid. Now, however, after years of devastating civil war and corruption by high-ranking officials, the U.S. is losing its patience.

2020-5-11 · USAID has worked in South Sudan for decades, providing lifesaving humanitarian assistance, conflict mitigation assistance, and support for key milestones of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, which culminated in South Sudan’s independence. USAID has helped provide essential services to the people of South Sudan, such as health care and education, built key …