South Sudanese Cautiously Optimistic over Signed Peace Deal

Advertisements JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN —  South Sudan’s combatants signed what they name a closing peace settlement to finish a civil warfare that killed tens of 1000’s of individuals and displaced thousands and thousands. The deal, signed within the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday, was witnessed by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and different regional …

South Sudan’s President, Rebel Leader Sign Peace Deal

Advertisements ADDIS ABABA —  South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signed a peace settlement with insurgent factions within the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday to finish a civil warfare that has killed at the very least 50,000 folks, displaced two million and held up the nation’s progress because it gained independence seven years in the past. South …

ICRC: Cease-Fire in South Sudan Appears to be Holding

Advertisements GENEVA —  The International Committee of the Red Cross stories some constructive indicators point out South Sudan’s current peace settlement is holding and should result in a sustainable finish to years of battle. The ICRC international director of operations, Dominik Stillhart, has simply returned from a week-long mission to South Sudan. He says the …

S. Sudan Soldiers Sentenced for Crimes During ’16 Hotel Raid

Advertisements JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN —  A South Sudan army courtroom Thursday sentenced 10 troopers to jail for raping international help employees and murdering a neighborhood journalist in a brutal assault on the Terrain Hotel greater than two years in the past in Juba. The courtroom additionally ordered the federal government to compensate the victims of …

10 S. Sudanese Soldiers Convicted in Deadly 2016 Hotel Raid

Advertisements Ten South Sudanese troopers have been convicted of rape and homicide dedicated throughout a raid on a resort in Juba two years in the past. A neighborhood journalist was killed and 5 worldwide international support staff have been brutally gang raped when a bunch of 50 to 100 troopers stormed the Terrain Hotel within …