ICRC: Cease-Fire in South Sudan Appears to be Holding

The International Committee of the Red Cross reports some positive signs indicate South Sudan’s recent peace agreement is holding and may lead to a sustainable end to years of conflict. The ICRC global director of operations, Dominik Stillhart, has just returned from a week-long mission to South Sudan. He says the impact of five years of war is widespread, palpable and will not be easily overcome. At the same time, he says there appears to be some reason for hope for improvement in this war-ravaged country. He notes a significant...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Monday, 10 September

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