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April 13, 2017

UK declares South Sudan killings as ‘genocide’

UK goes beyond UN to say South Sudan violence ‘is now genocide’   Entebbe, Uganda Thursday 13 April 2017 Rodney Muhumuza The violence in South Sudan is now genocide that is being perpetrated along tribal lines, International Development Secretary Priti Patel has said. She said there are “massacres taking place, people’s throats being slit”, and urged

March 28, 2017

Amnesty International: Open Letter To President Salva Kiir On Prolonged Detentions, Enforced Disappearances

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL 28 March 2017 Since the start of South Sudan’s ongoing conflict in December 2013, the National Security Service (NSS) and the Military Intelligence Directorate have carried out hundreds of arbitrary arrests, prolonged detentions and enforced disappearances of individuals perceived as government opponents. Detainees are held without charge or being presented in court, they

March 10, 2017

UK Equatorian Community On the Status of Women in War-Torn South Sudan

Take A Bold Stand for Change: Equatorian Community Organisation UK (ECO-UK), Women’s Secretariat  United Kingdom: 10th March 2017 Distinguished Guest, Ladies and Gentlemen It gives me great pleasure to be here in Reading, to celebrate the global emancipation of women while drawing attention to areas of women’s lives that still need to be addressed, not just

March 10, 2017

On President Kiir’s Day of Prayer, Church Leaders Demand Justice and Peace

Juba March 10 2017. Archbishop, Paulino Lukudu Loro, Archbishop of of Greater Equatoria attended the national day of prayers that was called by President Salva Kiir. The day according to the president will bring together all South Sudanese to ask God for forgiveness and open a new chapter. The Archbishop addressed the president by calling for:

February 17, 2017

UN human rights experts call for crimes in South Sudan conflict to be investigated by independent international body

ADDIS ABABA / GENEVA (17 February 2017) – The international community should establish an independent mechanism immediately to assist in investigating violations in South Sudan in advance of the establishment of the hybrid court, said the three-member* UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan at the end of a transitional justice workshop held in

February 1, 2017

Why a Kenyan should not be the next chair of AU

Dr Remember Miamingi. Africa needs leadership that will respond to the continent’s unique circumstances while rising above narrow country persuasions. Leadership that will focus on the “bigger picture” and not get bogged down by emotive issues. Members of the AU should remind themselves that Africa is not safe any more without unity. Consequently, it needs leadership that

March 10, 2017

On President Kiir’s Day of Prayer, Church Leaders Demand Justice and Peace

Juba March 10 2017. Archbishop, Paulino Lukudu Loro, Archbishop of of Greater Equatoria attended the national day of prayers that was called by President Salva Kiir. The day according to the president will bring together all South Sudanese to ask God for forgiveness and open a new chapter. The Archbishop addressed the president by calling for:

February 17, 2017

UN human rights experts call for crimes in South Sudan conflict to be investigated by independent international body

ADDIS ABABA / GENEVA (17 February 2017) – The international community should establish an independent mechanism immediately to assist in investigating violations in South Sudan in advance of the establishment of the hybrid court, said the three-member* UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan at the end of a transitional justice workshop held in

February 1, 2017

Why a Kenyan should not be the next chair of AU

Dr Remember Miamingi. Africa needs leadership that will respond to the continent’s unique circumstances while rising above narrow country persuasions. Leadership that will focus on the “bigger picture” and not get bogged down by emotive issues. Members of the AU should remind themselves that Africa is not safe any more without unity. Consequently, it needs leadership that

January 23, 2017

Uganda Doing Less About South Sudan Security Threat

Sunday Monitor’s interview with Dr Remember Miamingi By Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi. 23 January 2017 By just standing with President Salva Kiir in the conflict, President Museveni is undermining its chances of influencing the resolution of the conflict. In fact the peace agreement is the only legitimate basis for governance in South Sudan. So once the agreement has collapsed,

January 16, 2017

Secretive Luxembourg-based investment fund offers South Sudan $105 billion

President Salva Kiir has received an offer of  €105 billion for budget and project support from a Luxembourg-based investment fund. Ths comes after major donors refused to provide finacial support to Salva Kiir’s government following a UN investigative report that blames the President  for orchestrating the return to war. Click to see t he funds letter to

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