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South Sudan president, ex-rebel leader agree to delay unity government: Uganda

08 Nov 2019

JUBA South Sudan's president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay forming a unity government for 100 days beyond the Nov. 12 deadline, Uganda's presidency said, buying time after concerns that war could resume if the two sides were pushed.

UPDATE 2-S. Sudan president, ex-rebel leader agree to delay unity government - Uganda

07 Nov 2019

JUBA, Nov 7 South Sudan's president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay forming a unity government for 100 days beyond the Nov. 12 deadline, Uganda's presidency said, buying time after concerns that war could resume if the two sides were pushed.

South Sudan's Machar urges delay to unity government as peace efforts stall

31 Oct 2019

(The Oct 30 story amends analyst comment in 8th paragraph from "after the missed deadline" to "November 12")

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-South Sudan's Machar urges delay to unity government as peace efforts stall

31 Oct 2019

JUBA, Oct 30 South Sudan's main opposition accused the government on Wednesday of failing to push through a peace deal and called for a six-month delay in the formation of a unity administration, casting a shadow over efforts to end years of fighting.

IOM suspends some Ebola screening after three aid workers killed in South Sudan

30 Oct 2019

JUBA The U.N. migration agency has suspended some screening services for Ebola after three of its aid workers were killed in South Sudan, the latest deadly incident involving relief staff in the violence-ridden country.

South Sudan's Machar says won't join unity government by Nov. 12 deadline

30 Oct 2019

JUBA South Sudan's main opposition leader called on Wednesday for a six-month extension to a deadline of Nov. 12 for forming a unity government, confirming the country's peace process would not adhere to its original timeline.

UPDATE 1-South Sudan to offer oil blocks for licensing by Q1 2020

29 Oct 2019

JUBA, Oct 29 South Sudan plans to offer 14 oil blocks to exploration companies in a licensing round by the first quarter 2020, its oil minister said on Tuesday, switching from its previous method of direct negotiations with explorers.

Sudan rebel leader says government agreed to open access for aid

21 Oct 2019

JUBA Sudan has agreed to open humanitarian access to war-torn areas of the country for the first time in eight years as part of a new roadmap enabling suspended peace talks to resume, a rebel leader said on Monday.

Sudan rebel leader says government agreed to open access for aid

21 Oct 2019

JUBA, Oct 21 Sudan has agreed to open humanitarian access to war-torn areas of the country for the first time in eight years as part of a new roadmap enabling suspended peace talks to resume, a rebel leader said on Monday.

South Sudan's Machar says unlikely to be part of unity government by Nov. 12

20 Oct 2019

JUBA South Sudan's main opposition leader told a visiting United Nations Security Council delegation on Sunday that he will not be part of a unity government next month, dashing the prospects of progress in a stalled peace process.

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