16 Apr 2014

L-R: Ex Gen. Oyai Deng, Pagan Amum, Majak D’Agoot and Ezekiel Gatkuot during Pagan's trial last Friday in Juba. [Gurtong| Waakhe Simon Wudu]
Former Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Party Secretary General Pagan Amum, currently facing treason charges for alleged role in a plot to overthrow the Government of President Salva Kiir has said he is ready to work with the president again.
 
Toby Lanzer, UN’s humanitarian coordinator in south Sudan says out of the projected 1.27b required to address the current crises, only 36% has been realized. [ File]
The United Nations in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Tuesday warned that war-torn South Sudan is likely to experience one of the worst humanitarian crises ever.
Aggrey Tisa Sabuni, South Sudan’s Finance Minister welcomed the signing of the MICA agreements at such a trying moment. [Gurtong file]
The Government of South Sudan and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)—the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group—have signed important legal agreements aimed at boosting direct foreign investments in the new nation.
President Kiir (left) and Rebel leader Dr Riek Machar. [Courtesy photos]
President Salva Kiir and former Vice President now turned Rebel Leader Dr Riek Machar Teny should negotiate in good faith and reach a peace agreement before Easter, the Bishop of Wau Diocese of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan Rev. David Deng Bol has said.
The SPLA officers during the Friday procession. [Gurtong]
Members of Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) in Western Bahr el Ghazal state (WBGS) on Friday staged a peaceful procession on the streets of the state capital, Wau.
“The sad truth is that we are not able to reach all the people who need assistance,” says Llanos Ortiz, MSF emergency coordinator for South Sudan. “Violence is preventing us from accessing areas with large numbers of displaced people.
Aid must be significantly increased before the onset of the rainy season, which will only worsen the already dire living conditions, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has said in a press statement.

 

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