Latest stories: 100-day Extension

The 28 States of South Sudan decreed by President Salva Kiir in October 2015

On Contention about States in South Sudan, Bishop Recommends Engaging Citizens

One of the reasons for the latest postponement of the formation of a unity government in South Sudan, a power-sharing government that would see the leader of opposition Dr. Riek Machar sworn in a Vice-President, is the arrangement of the boundaries of states in the world’s youngest country, including the number of states.

Delegation of South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC)

Why Leaders of South Sudan Churches Have Welcomed 100-day Extension of Unity Government

On November 8, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the Vice-President designate Dr. Riek Machar decided to extend the Pre-Transitional period expected to end in the formation of a unity government by one hundred days effective November 12. This is a renewed extension from the original May 2019 deadline