South Sudan Spends Millions on Cars, Homes Instead of Peace

South Sudan’s committee overseeing the fragile transition from civil war has approved almost $185 million in spending on vehicles, food and home renovations while the country’s peace deal suffers from an alleged lack of funds, according to internal documents seen …

Peace on a bicycle: Travel between villages made easier for peacemakers in Eastern Equatoria

It is not every day that a bicycle is viewed as an important tool for building peace, but in some remote and hard-to-reach areas of South Sudan, like Lopa, Ikotos, Torit East, Kidepo Valley, Chukudum, Kimotong and Riwoto Counties in …

Tax Authority Warns it Will Name Corrupt South Sudan Officials

The South Sudan National Revenue Authority is threatening to publicly shame government and bank officials who steal tax revenue.

The Authority said it collected more than $9 million in February 2019 compared to $4.7 million dollars the month before, but …

Joint Statement of the Third United States-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue: “Enhancing Our Strategic Partnership”

The governments of the State of Kuwait and the United States held the third U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue, the first such dialogue hosted in Kuwait, on March 20, 2019. U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister …

Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Kuwait, Israel, and Lebanon: Reinvigorating Partnerships, Enhancing Bilateral Ties, and Countering Iran

Secretary Pompeo will travel to Kuwait, Israel, and Lebanon March 19�23. The Secretary will participate in a series of bilateral meetings with high-level officials, attend the U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue and the recurring trilateral Head of State meeting with Israel, Greece, …

S. Sudan ‘Superhero’ Wins Award for Work with Children Born of Rape

Children born of rape in South Sudan’s civil war must be integrated into their families and communities to ensure lasting peace in the country, aid worker Christine Ngbaazande said on Monday as she won a prestigious award.

Sometimes looked on …

S. Sudan ‘Superhero’ Wins Award for Work with Children Born of Rape

Children born of rape in South Sudan’s civil war must be integrated into their families and communities to ensure lasting peace in the country, aid worker Christine Ngbaazande said on Monday as she won a prestigious award.

Sometimes looked on …

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