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Revitalising the 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS)

The Missing Elements and why it’s a Fragile Exercise 09 December 2017 Constantine Bartel Each passing day, South Sudanese spirit of unity and “one nation” is eroded. South Sudanese are worse off today as regards to security; essential services an impartial judicial system and law enforcement. What is more, none of the above failures has Read More …

How South Sudan’s elite looted its foreign reserves

Simona Foltyn 03 Nov 2017 00:00 In a special investigation, Simona Foltyn and the Mail & Guardian reveal how nearly $1-billion of South Sudan’s foreign reserves cannot be adequately accounted for. Leaked audit report shows how family and friends of top government officials benefited from letters of credit scam. In order to address the country’s Read More …

Common Position of Civil Society on the National Dialogue

The Voluntary Civil Society Taskforce on Implementation of the Peace Agreement Press Release June 15, 2017 The Voluntary Civil Society Taskforce on Implementation of the Peace Agreement (the Taskforce) organized 10 consultative meetings on the national dialogue in Juba and in the states. These meetings were meant to increase public awareness on the concept of Read More …

SSHRO On Release of Mr. George Livio, Journalist Radio Miraya

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pretoria, 26th May 2017– According to news reports, Mr. George Livio, a journalist with the UN’s Radio Miray a, has been released from unlawful detention in South Sudan, where he was held at a National Security facility incommunicado and in deplorable conditions for over 1000 days without charges. We commend the Gove Read More …

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Read the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) Reports on Violations.