Tag: South Sudan

South Sudan: Leaders fail to meet deadline for Peace Deal

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: President of South Sudan Salva Kiir and his rival, rebel leader and former Vice President Riek Machar today once again failed the people of South Sudan by refusing to make the compromises necessary for peace. The Us has strongly condemned the “lack of political leadership to resolve the man-made conflict that has exacted

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Children being recruited for conflict in South Sudan

Newsroom24x7 Desk Despite the global commitment to put an end to the serious human rights violations. recruitment and use of children by the parties to the conflict in South Sudan is going on and according to UNICEF, 12,000 children were reportedly forced to participate in the conflict in 2014. The conflict that has resulted in the

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Obama’s budget request for 2016: Critical investments in diplomacy and development

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 3: US President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget requests that include critical investments in diplomacy and development to “secure peace and stability for the American people, strengthen the U.S. economy and global markets, and support U.S. citizens and diplomatic and development presence overseas. Two weeks ago, in his State

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