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News South Sudan » Security: Media, rights activists threatened in South Sudan: U.N. report

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southsudan-unrest-rights/media-rights-activists-threatened-in-south-sudan-u-n-report-idUSKCN1G61JQ
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The media authority has the authority to look at a given journalist. National security has never stopped a journalist or media house from doing their work in South Sudan. “As a government, we recognize the freedom of expression of the citizens and ...

News South Sudan » Security: S. Sudan president warns officers who 'seek power for personal gains'

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/22/s-sudan-president-warns-officers-who-seek-power-for-personal-gains/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned security service officials against abusing their ... and consistency were the foundation for a professional army. The South Sudan Police was founded after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement ...

News South Sudan » Security: UN says S.Sudan abuse with journalists

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/199095/un-says-ssudan-abuse-with-journalists
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

State security officers were responsible for the majority of the incidents verified by the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and UN Human Rights Office between July 2016 and December 2017. In at least 60 incidents over the last year and a half journalists ...

News South Sudan » Security: Sudan: Seeking Russian Protection From Americans

News channel or source: https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/sudan/articles/20180221.aspx
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The current talks won't stop the war but may produce a "framework" for future discussions about security and governance in South Sudan. February 13, 2018: Sudan and South Sudan have opened a border crossing for inter-country trade. This is the first border ...

News South Sudan » Security: Sudan: Prisoner Release Left Many Activists Behind

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/22/sudan-prisoner-release-left-many-activists-behind
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

National security officials continue to arrest people at their homes ... Sudan’s economy deteriorated following South Sudan’s independence in 2011 and in response, the government has imposed austerity measures that included devaluing the currency ...

News South Sudan » Security: South African Faces Death Penalty in South Sudan Espionage Case

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/south-african-faces-death-penalty-south-sudan-espionage-case/4257714.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

... facing a possible death sentence in South Sudan, after none of the key defense witnesses showed up at his trial on espionage charges and conspiracy to overthrow the government. William John Endley was a security contractor for former South Sudanese ...

News South Sudan » Security: UN envoy hopes for some agreement at South Sudan peace talks

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/15/un-envoy-hopes-for-some-agreement-at-south-sudan-peace-talks.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. envoy for South Sudan says he hopes "some form of agreement" will ... He says the two issues being discussed are security and constitutional and governance matters. The negotiations are backed by the African Union and the ...

News South Sudan » Security: One year on from famine declaration, more South Sudanese are going hungry

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/south-sudan/one-year-famine-declaration-more-south-sudanese-are-going-hungry
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

But much more needs to be done, as needs are staggeringly high. “We’ve seen the food security situation in South Sudan get worse every year, and every year agencies like CARE do their best to respond,” says CARE Country Director, Rosalind Crowther.

News South Sudan » Security: South Sudan Rebels Release Kenyan Pilots After Compensation Paid-Rebel Spokesman

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/02/19/world/africa/19reuters-southsudan-kenya.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

All we did as SPLM-IO is just to facilitate the exchange and provide security for the pilots." Oil-rich South Sudan has been in the throes of civil war since 2013 months after President Salva Kiir fired his then deputy Riek Machar. The conflict has ...

News South Sudan » Security: Signs of Progress in South Sudan Peace Talks

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00058997.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

After nearly two weeks marked by boycotts and walkouts, parties to the Igad-led negotiations have agreed on the composition of a transitional government and security arrangements. The talks have now adjourned for three weeks.