South Sudan’s fragile peace deal still threatens famine

South Sudan’s fragile peace deal still threatens famine
Three years after gaining independence, the rebel movement that propelled South Sudan into statehood has degenerated into ethnic bloodletting verging on civil war. South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has agreed to form an interim government with his political adversary, Riek Machar following pressure from the United Nations Secretary General Ban . . . Read More

Sudan loses ‘bright young leader’

Joseph Taban Lusaba, principal of New Bishop Gwynne College (of the Episcopal Church of Sudan, ECS) in Juba, South Sudan, died May 20 after an illness. Before studying for a masters at Duke University in the United States in 2010, Joseph Taban had been a priest at ECS’ All Saints . . . Read More