Minister of International Relations Naledi Pandor says partnerships in pursuit of peace and security in Africa can only succeed provided all partners complement each other while working towards a common objective.
In spite of a slight improvement in the food security situation since June 2019, more than half the population of South Sudan – some 6.35 million people – do not know where their next meal will come from, three United Nations agencies warned today.
Former South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar is due to make a rare visit to the capital Juba on Monday and meet President Salva Kiir, officials said on Monday, raising hopes for progress in a stalled peace process.
Sudan’s ex-president Omar Al-Bashir has been charged with corruption-related offences, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April.
The United Nations Security Council has extended its sanctions regime, including an arms embargo on South Sudan for one year but without the consensus of the entire 15-member body.