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Why is South Sudan Fighting a Civil War?

Emerging from genocide, South Sudan declares independence six years ago. Then a political crisis plunges the country into war again, this time a civil war, with killings, famine and displacement. Brian Adeba of the Enough Project, and John Tanza, a freelance journalist join Mimi Geerges to discuss the problems of South Sudan.

By Enough Team

July 10, 2017

IGAD Summit on South Sudan Today: Opportunity to Rethink Stagnant Peace Process, End Devastating War

Today, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an eight-country trade bloc including governments from the Horn of Africa, Nile Valley, and the African Great Lakes, will hold an Extraordinary Summit on South Sudan in Addis Ababa. The summit will deliberate on the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in South Sudan. Enough Project experts are available for […]

By Enough Team

June 12, 2017

BREAKING REPORT: South Sudan General Stores Fortune in International Banks, as Half the Nation Starves

The Sentry’s new investigative report spotlights documents indicating top army general has amassed a fortune through questionable deals in energy, construction and explosives; U.N. says same general is partly behind violence in Unity state that led to famine May 31, 2017 — A new investigative report released today by The Sentry, “Making a Fortune While Making a Famine,” reveals […]

By Enough Team

May 31, 2017

Congressmembers Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Target Kleptocratic Leaders Behind War and Famine in South Sudan

Republicans and Democrats join in letter to Treasury Department calling for use of anti-money laundering measures and targeted sanctions targeting corrupt networks Washington, D.C.  –  Yesterday, a group of bipartisan Members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin, urging him to “play a leading role in utilizing the full range of financial tools […]

By Enough Team

May 9, 2017

New “Enough Forum” Report – “A Way Out?”

Today, the Enough Forum published a new paper “A Way Out? Models for negotiating an exit plan for entrenched leadership in South Sudan.” The author of the paper, whose name remains confidential due to security reasons, states that the outbreak of conflict in Juba, in July 2016 rendered the August 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) dead, as one of the principal signatories of the agreement former First Vice President Riek Machar fled the country.

By Enough Team

March 28, 2017

Daily Beast Op-ed: Corrupt Leaders Thrust South Sudan Into Famine and Abject Ruin

A legacy of corruption and violence has finally caught up to South Sudan, the world’s newest country, as the United Nations has declared a full-blown famine, a rare designation not made for any part of the world since 2011. Multiple UN officials have additionally warned that the country, riven by armed conflict, stands on the brink of genocide.

By Enough Team

March 22, 2017