CENTRAL EQUATORIA – By signing nine concrete resolutions agreed on at a recent peace and reconciliation conference, the two feuding communities of Yorkja and Jonkok-Papaya ended their acrimony to replace it with a culture of
LAKES – As South Sudan’s ongoing peace process reaches a critical juncture with the recent 24-month extension of its ongoing transitional period, the full participation of young people in the country’s democratic transition is crucial.
WESTERN EQUATORIA - “Protecting civilians is our main duty as soldiers,” said Captain Apollo Choul, Commander of the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) in Mundri west, a county in Western Equatoria state.
EASTERN EQUATORIA – As South Sudan begins to invigorate ongoing peace processes with a 24-month extension of its ongoing transitional period, upholding the rule of law and respect for human rights are more vital than ever.
UNITY - In 2011, South Sudan won its hard-fought independence from its northern neighbour, Sudan, but those hope-filled times were soon a distant memory as the world’s newest nation became embroiled in bloody, brutal civil wars.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has released the human rights Annual Brief on Violence Affecting Civilians that shows a two percent increase in the number of civilians harmed across South Sudan in 2022, despite a 27 percent decrease
CENTRAL EQUATORIA – It was an event in Juba that had it all: Participants jumping, singing, dancing, ululating and generally relishing the tunes of the peacekeeping mission’s in-house band, the near-legendary Flamingos, while