South Sudan – 18 June 2015

UN vows to support African efforts to end S. Sudan war

The United Nations will actively contribute to efforts aimed at finding peaceful solutions to the conflict in South Sudan, Jan Eliasson, the deputy secretary general of the world body told the African Union summit on Sunday.

Sudan Tribune


South Sudan rebels deny link to detained youth in W. Bahr el Ghazal

South Sudanese rebel fighters in Western Bahr el Ghazal state denied on Tuesday any link to youth arrested by the state authorities allegedly on the ground that they were found in an apparently declared “no go area” for civilians in the state.

Sudan Tribune


South Sudan president rejects new IGAD proposal

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has reiterated his rejection of a new peace proposal by Intergovernmental Authority on development (IGAD) mediators, aiming to end the 18-month conflict in which several lives have been lost and millions more displaced since December 2013.

Sudan Tribune