“Criminals, thieves, violent people. That’s how we, the youth, were referred to during the conflict.”
About a thousand citizens of Akon County in the Gogrial area have participated in a peace rally centered around the dissemination of the content of the revitalised peace agreement signed in September 2018.
Cattle herders, traditional chiefs, representatives of youths and women, peace coordinators and church leaders from the Guit and Rubkona communities in the Unity region of South Sudan have committed themselves to avoid conflicts and violence during the seasonal migration of their animals in searc
The UN Mission in South Sudan has temporarily deployed peacekeepers to Koch County in Northern Liech to protect civilians and humanitarian workers and encourage displaced people to return to their homes.
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan, together with local authorities in Western Lakes, has begun a series of sessions to avoid conflicts in cattle camps ahead of the notoriously resource-scarce and hence violent dry season, which typically runs till early April.