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presstv-south sudan government, rebel groups sign ceasefire




south sudan's government and rebel groups signed a ceasefire in the ethiopian capital addis ababa on thursday in the latest attempt to end a four-year civil war and allow humanitarian groups access to civilians caught in the fighting.(source: reuters)



presstv-south sudan’s splm-io refutes allegations of rape by hrw




daniel arapmoipress tv, kayasouth sudan’s political party and rebel group, the sudan people’s liberation movement-in-opposition, has refuted allegations of atrocity crimes in the crisis-hit african country. this comes after human rights watch released a damning report, accusing both rebel and go...



presstv-south sudan ex-general forms new rebel group




a former south sudanese army general, who resigned last month, has formed a new anti-government rebel group, pledging to topple president salva kiir.lieutenant general thomas cirillo swaka, the former deputy head of logistics, quit his position last month, citing abuses by government forces and acc...



presstv-rebels free 127 captives in sudan




rebels fighting the government in the southern parts of sudan have freed some 127 captives with the army welcoming the move amid a renewed ceasefire.the military said on sunday that the freed prisoners included 109 soldiers and 18 civilians who had been captured by rebels of sudan people's liberati...



presstv-south sudan rebels retake key border town




south sudan’s rebels say they have retaken control of their stronghold town of pagak near the border with ethiopia from government forces."we took control of pagak ... government forces are not in pagak, we have pushed them out," reuters quoted rebel spokesman lam paul gabriel as saying on saturda...



presstv-s sudan troops blamed for torching village homes




south sudan’s government troops destroyed thousands of homes in late 2016 as a three-year civil war continues in the country.monitors of the country's troubled peace agreement said on friday that three villages in the southern region of yei visited by investigators had been evacuated from inhabit...



presstv- south sudan violence amounts to 'genocide'




a british minister says targeted killings of specific ethnic groups in south sudan, which plunged into civil war in 2013, amount to "genocide"."it's tribal, it's absolutely tribal, so on that basis it's genocide," international development minister priti patel said in uganda after returning from a...



statement attributable to the un resident and humanitarian coordinator in sudan,




khartoum, 27 april 2017. the united nations resident and humanitarian coordinator in sudan, ms. marta ruedas, today welcomed the decision by the government of sudan to open a third humanitarian corridor, the second in as many months, for aid to be delivered from sudan to famine-struck south sudan.th...



wife of south sudan's exiled vp describes homeland horrors on australia visit




with the world's newest country falling further into the grip of famine and civil war, solutions to the crisis in south sudan appear as distant as ever. at the heart of the crisis has been the conflict between the government and exiled former vice president riek machar, whose wife is in australia sh...



wife of south sudan's exiled vp describes homeland horrors on australia visit




with the world's newest country falling further into the grip of famine and civil war, solutions to the crisis in south sudan appear as distant as ever. at the heart of the crisis has been the conflict between the government and exiled former vice president riek machar, whose wife is in australia sh...



wife of south sudan's exiled vp describes homeland horrors on australia visit




with the world's newest country falling further into the grip of famine and civil war, solutions to the crisis in south sudan appear as distant as ever. at the heart of the crisis has been the conflict between the government and exiled former vice president riek machar, whose wife is in australia sh...



presstv-rebels kill 27 in south sudan attack




twenty-seven people have been killed when rebels attacked government forces in south sudan, a local government official says.three government soldiers and 24 forces loyal to opposition leader riek machar were killed in the fighting in southern liech state on wednesday, peter makouth malual, the regi...



presstv-norway says south sudan crisis man-made




norway's foreign minister says south sudan's leaders have inflicted a massive humanitarian crisis on the population threatened by a famine, adding that a stop in fighting in the civil war is needed urgently.borge brende says south sudan is "one of the world's biggest humanitarian disasters," affecti...



presstv-16 civilians killed in s sudan clashes




at least 16 civilians have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries in clashes between government troops and armed rebel forces in south sudan, official reports say.the united nations mission in south sudan (unmiss) said in a statement that the fighting had stemmed from a sunday ambush...



presstv-us threatens ‘measures’ against south sudan




the us government has threatened to take unspecified measures against south sudan unless it moves to end the nearly four-year war and stop harassing united nations peacekeepers and international aid workers.us ambassador nikki haley on tuesday put the responsibility squarely on south sudan’s presi...



presstv-south sudan’s famine threatens millions




this edition of the program is about the dire humanitarian situation in south sudan. it’s about the famine and humanitarian crisis in south sudan, which seems to be getting out of control while nobody is assuming the responsibility.



presstv- ‘1.25 million face starvation in conflict-torn s sudan’




more than a million people are “dying of hunger” in south sudan, which has been grappling with more than four years of violence, an official report says.according to a joint report by the united nations and the south sudanese government released on monday, some 1.25 million people in the country...



statement attributable to the un resident and humanitarian coordinator in sudan,




khartoum, 26 mar 2017. the united nations resident and humanitarian coordinator in sudan, ms. marta ruedas, today welcomed the decision by the government of sudan to open a new humanitarian corridor for food aid to be delivered by the un world food programme (wfp) from el obeid in central sudan to b...



six years after independence: south sudan’s children wait for peace and prosperi




juba, 8 july 2017 – ahead of the sixth anniversary of south sudan’s independence, the hopes and dreams for the children of this fledgling nation have not materialised, unicef said today. calling the situation in south sudan, a catastrophe for children, the un children’s fund said children cont...



wfp uses new route through sudan to deliver food to famine-hit south sudan - sou




khartoum – the united nations world food programme (wfp) today began to move food assistance to reach famine-hit and food-insecure people in south sudan by using a newly opened humanitarian corridor announced by the government of sudan this week.the new route enables wfp to transport food assistan...



more than half population faces severe hunger




(juba, south sudan) — in war-torn south sudan 1.25 million people are facing starvation, double the number from the same time last year, according to a report by the united nations and the government released monday.this country could once again plunge into famine in 2018, warn humanitarian groups...



presstv-attacks on aid workers increasing in s sudan: un




the united nations says attacks against aid workers are increasing in south sudan.a statement by the humanitarian coordinator there, serge tissot, says the attacks also put millions of south sudanese in peril amid the country's civil war. millions face severe hunger.the world's youngest nation has b...



presstv-gunmen attack convoy of south sudan's vp




unknown assailants attacked the convoy of south sudan's first vice president taban deng gai on tuesday, wounding three of his bodyguards, a government official said.the ambush took place on a highway linking the capital juba with the town of bor, to its east. state minister of information jacob akec...



gunmen attack south sudan vice president's convoy, injuring bodyguards




nairobi: gunmen attacked the vice president's convoy in south sudan on tuesday and wounded three of his bodyguards, a government official said, underscoring worsening insecurity in the oil-rich nation.first vice president taban deng gai, who joined the government after defecting from the main rebel ...



gunmen attack south sudan vice president's convoy, injuring bodyguards




nairobi: gunmen attacked the vice president's convoy in south sudan on tuesday and wounded three of his bodyguards, a government official said, underscoring worsening insecurity in the oil-rich nation.first vice president taban deng gai, who joined the government after defecting from the main rebel ...