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South Sudan’s Opposition Parties signing the declaration to recommit to the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoHA) at a meeting in the Kenyan town of Naivasha. / Courtesy Photo

South Sudan’s Opposition Parties Announce Recommitment to Cessation of Hostilities Pact

Opposition parties in South Sudan’s protracted conflict have announced their intention to recommit to the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoHA) signed in December 2017.

Participants at the South Sudan peace talks that resumed Monday, November 9 mediated by the Community of Sant’Egidio.

Lay Catholic Association Resumes South Sudan Peace Talks in Rome

The Rome-based Catholic lay association dedicated to the provision of social services and arbitrating conflicts has resumed South Sudan peace talks, South Sudan’s Radio Tamazuj reported November 10. 

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (left) and Vice-president Riek Machar (right) shake hands at the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) in September 2018.

Church’s Intervention Needed to Fully Implement South Sudan’s 2018 Agreement: Official

The intervention of Church leaders in South Sudan is needed to chart the way to the full implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) signed in September 2018, a Church official engaged by the Catholic Bishops in South Sudan has told ACI Africa in an interview.

Opposing Parties in South Sudan Resume Rome-Mediated Peace Talks, Officials Announce

The leadership of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOMA) has, in a Press Release, announced the resumption of peace talks.