Just a week ago, the leaders of South Sudan came together in a public display of unity to sign a fresh commitment to peace in the hope of ending the five-year civil war.
A total of 75 inmates and prison officers at the Bentiu prison have received free medical treatment by peacekeepers serving the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, as part of its mission to protect civilians.
It was an embrace that could end the suffering of 12 million people.
An historic coming together of two bitter foes who have spent five years fighting each other over ethnic differences and a tussle for power at the expense of the people of war-torn South Sudan.
Peace shall henceforth prevail between the two clans of Ater and Pale in the Greater Jonglei region. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan played a crucial role in enabling the successful peace dialogue between the former foes.