Summary of June 3rd roundtable on South Sudan’s transition

Prepared at the Department of African and African American Studies, Fordham UniversityFordham Law School, the below attached detailed summary looks into the progress of the South Sudan transition as per the Revitalized Transitional Agreement…

PCCA New Year message

Dear esteemed readers and followers, kindly find the attached New Year message from the People’s Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA).

PCCA welcomes President Ruto & IGAD’s statements on escalating violence in South Sudan

The People’s Coalition for Civil Action has welcomed separate statements issued by H.E William Samoi Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya and Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of the lnter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), on escalating violence and its resultant humanitarian crises in South Sudan. The statement by PCCA issued on Thursday, 29th […]

Thousands displaced by fresh clashes in GPAA-UN

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has revealed in a press statement, Thursday that at least 30,000 people have reportedly been displaced from their communities in a fresh violence in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area. The clashes, UNMISS said has intensified humanitarian situation and exacerbated people’s chronic vulnerabilities and mounting needs for life-saving humanitarian […]

South Sudan Embassy in Ethiopia refutes reports of clashes among peace peace parties

The South Sudan Embassy in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has described as “misinterpretation” of the recent clashes reported in the Upper Nile and Jonglei states. The embassy was responding to un-signed and un-dated document, circulating in the social media, purported to have been issued by H.E. the President of the sisterly Republic of […]

IGAD calls for de-escalation of tensions in Upper Nile and Jonglei areas

The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Dr WorknenGebeyehu has raised concerns over the recent violence and fighting in the Upper Nile and Jonglei states of South Sudan that reportedly led to the displacement of an estimated 50,000 people anddeath and destruction. Dr. Gebeyehu now appeals for an immediate de-escalation and an […]

South Sudan pulls out of peace talks with hold-out groups

The Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) has withdrawn from Rome peace negotiations with hold-out groups, accusing them of using the talks “to buy time as they prepare for war. The talks between the government and a coalition of rebel groups, which did not sign the 2018 revitalized peace deal that ended a five-year civil […]

PCCA welcomes the release of Gov. Kuel Aguer

The People’s Coalition for Civil Action has welcomed the release of Gov. Kuel Aguer from a 17-month illegal detention in Juba. Gov. Aguer was acquitted on 9 December after a special court in Juba dismissed the case against the political detainee over lack of evidence. Full details in the press statement attached below….

An urgent call to all South Sudanese stakeholders

“We call on all the South Sudanese stakeholders to convene a round table conference in a neutral venue conducive to freely exchange ideas about the fate of the country and to agree on a new dispensation beyond February 2023”, the statement issued by the holdout groups on July 13 stated.