Indian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan are helping to restore peace and security in the Jonglei region town of Akobo, in the north-east of South Sudan.
An agreement implemented between farming and cattle herder communities in three neighboring states in greater Bahr El Ghazal region has brought about progress in addressing conflict arising during cattle migration season.
Joyful songs and dancing greet the arrival of the head of the UN Mission in South Sudan to Ganyiel, located in the north of the country.
That warm hospitality, however, inadvertently masks the reality on the ground.
Juba, the capital city of South Sudan; home to more than half a million people, is facing rising levels of crime. Working together to protect citizens against such insecurity, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan on Tuesday donated four cars to the local authorities.
While praising the good levels of cooperation and understanding between UNMISS and local authorities in the Bor and Pior areas, the Mission’s Deputy Chief, Moustapha Soumaré, highlighted the need to improve the road between the towns, the Pibor airstrip and the situation of recently released chil
As a tangible indicator of relative calm in the area, a large number of civilians have decided to leave camps in neighbouring Sudan and elsewhere to return to Kodok town in the Upper Nile region. The need for humanitarian assistance is increasing.