Tag Archives: South Sudan

South Sudan rejects Troika involvement in peace talks

1 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

South Sudan has opposed the direct involvement of United Nations Security Council and the Troika countries (US, UK and Norway) in the next round of peace talks.
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South Sudan’s war politics extends Salva Kiir’s presidency to 2018

25 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

March 24, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese lawmakers on Tuesday passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2015, extending for more three years president Salva Kiir’s mandate in office.
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S.Sudan wants any future peace talks moved to Kenya, reports Daily Nation

12 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

South Sudan is resurrecting its demand for any future peace talks to be transferred to Kenya from Ethiopia after mediators failed to convince warring parties to reach a deal last week.
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Everyone loves to slam failure of S.Sudan peace talks: Has everyone pulled together to end the conflict?

7 Mar

Editor’s Note:

    We fully agree that resolution of the South Sudan conflict has been long overdue. The sufferings and agony of the poor people of that unfortunate country has been enormous. It appears that all those that have either capacity to do something or the responsibility to help end the conflict seem to have inadequate focus in addressing the problem.
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New South Sudan agreement; Machar says more needed for vice-presidency to make it ‘power sharing’

2 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar signed another ceasefire agreement on Monday, edging them closer to a final deal to end a 15-month conflict that has ravaged the world’s newest country, mediators said.
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Obama Administration reportedly divided over arms embargo on S. Sudan warring parties

26 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by The Equatoria Sun

JANUARY 26, 2015: An internal Obama administration squabble stalls U.N. efforts to ban weapons shipments to South Sudan. Foreign allies and even some top U.S. officials have for months sought to slap an arms embargo on South Sudan Waring parties.
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Next door to Ethiopia, Al Bashir throws to prison opposition leaders; Uganda rebels shed blood; Mugabe pushes wife higher up, etc – the picture is unpleasant!

7 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The arrest of the two leaders comes after a campaign launched by the government officials against the Sudan Call signed in the Ethiopian capital on 3 December by the opposition and rebel leaders . Also, the president Omer Bashir last week warned the opposition against inking deals with the rebel groups.
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South Sudan security seize cargo destined to Ethiopian peacekeepers; any possible justifications for Juba’s suspicion?

11 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

(Reuters) – The United Nations said on Friday that South Sudanese security personnel had impounded four trucks carrying armored vehicles and equipment for peacekeepers in the capital Juba and assaulted the drivers, accusing them of transporting weapons to rebels.
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