Kiir also removed the Deputy Governor of Central Bank John Dor Majok, Governor of Bieh State Gen.
Peter Bol Kong, Latjor Governor Peter Lam Both, Deputy Minister of Finance Mary Jervas Yak and First Undersecretary of the Finance Ministry Salvatore Garang.
jbh/kl (dpa, SSNA) The UN secretary-general has warned that South Sudan "will be on a trajectory toward mass atrocities" unless the Security Council imposes an arms embargo.
The US will request a vote on such an embargo before year-end.
A water shortage in the camps is a major concern for ACTED.
Several [...] ACTED is keeping a close eye on current tension in Jonglei State, South Sudan, notably in the north, in Akobo county, which has [...] The South Sudan refugee situation has been at the heart of ACTED’s preoccupations for several months.
Even the capital city of Juba in South Sudan remains one of the most devastated areas, with comprehensive peace agreements being maintained only barely at times and the transitional government facing significant opposition from liberation movements and rebel forces. peacekeeping bases being located in the region, include a base in the capital of Juba, paths for getting lifesaving aid into the country are few and far between.
Emergency funding and support have worked to alleviate the struggle for basic needs including access to food and method for maintaining hygiene, but the situation continues to grow further out of control. In December 2013, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir accused Riek Machar, the former vice president, or attempting a coup with the assistance of ten other individuals.
As the conflict grew, troops from Uganda moved in to support the South Sudanese government.
Catch up on the full coverage of ACTED's mobilization in South Sudan.