South Sudan


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 […]


Starving Civilians Must Not Be Punished For Attacks On Aid Workers In A South Sudan “On The Brink Of An All-Out Ethnic Civil War”

Six aid workers were killed by unknown attackers on Saturday 25 March 2017 in South Sudan, as famine intensifies three years of brutal civil war and fears of ethnic genocide increase. At least 79 aid workers have been killed in the country since the conflict began in December 2013. Aid […]