South Sudan


The Power Of Social Media: Celebrity-Led Campaign #LoveArmyForSomalia Raises Over $2 Million To Aid Famine

At the beginning of March, Somalia’s prime minister announced the unfortunate death of more than 100 people in just 48 hours due a famine in the drought-plagued country. The famine has left 6.2 million people in urgent need of help. The UN has said that Yemen, South Sudan and Nigeria have also […]


New Fighting Erupts In South Sudan: 60 Aid Workers Forced To Flee

South Sudan still finds themselves struggling to contain a civil war since December 2013, when President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, accused his erstwhile deputy Riek Machar, an ethnic Nuer, and ten others of attempting a coup d’etat. The political showdown quickly split along ethnic lines and has drawn many […]


Amnesty International’s Secretary General Pens Open Letter To South Sudan’s President

It seems that we sooner witnessed the free world run by a separatist, high-handed, entitled orangutan than the incumbent South Sudanese Government taking accountability for its part in the country’s security crisis. Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, recently penned a letter to President Salva Kiir Mayardit on 28th March 2017, […]


Should The African Union Play A Bigger Role In South Sudan?

In the midst of the violence that has plagued South Sudan, one cannot avoid feeling exasperated at the fact that we are witnessing a senseless and largely avoidable humanitarian crisis. Accentuating this situation is the steady flow of refugees, which has contributed to the growth of Bidi Bidi, the world’s […]


United Nations Security Council Says South Sudanese Government Is Ignoring Famine

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has claimed that the South Sudanese Government is ignoring the current famine crisis which is occurring as a result of the prolonged civil strife in the country. Making remarks to the Security Council on March 23rd, Guterres stated that “the Government has yet to express […]