COAT OF ARMS
Government: Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic
President: Salva Kiir Mayardit
Population: 10,561,244 (2020)
Land Size: 644,329 sq km
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Nov 27, 2020: FIFA Rankings - Harambee Stars Drop, South Sudan Gain - AllAfrica News: South Sudan
[Nation] Kenya has dropped one place to 104th globally in the latest Fifa rankings which has witnessed major changes after scores of matches played across the world during the last international break.
- Fri - Nov 27, 2020: 3 Peacekeepers in South Sudan 'Withdrawn' Without Explanation - AllAfrica News: South Sudan
[Nation] Juba -- The United Nations says three Ethiopian peacekeepers on a Mission in South Sudan were withdrawn and deported to their country without due procedure.
- Thu - Nov 26, 2020: Former NBA Star to Coach South Sudan At Afrobasket 2021 Qualifiers - AllAfrica News: South Sudan
[New Times] South Sudan Basketball Federation (SSBF) President Luol Deng has taken matters into his own hands and will coach the senior men's national team at the FIBA AfroBasket 2021 Qualifiers in Kigali beginning today.
- Thu - Nov 26, 2020: Hippos Dare South Sudan to Better Their Burundi Rout - AllAfrica News: South Sudan
[Monitor] South Sudan have ably stood up to Uganda's football challenge over the past two weeks.
- Wed - Nov 25, 2020: AU Urged to Speed Up Establishment of South Sudan's Hybrid Court - AllAfrica News: South Sudan
[East African] Juba -- The Human Rights Watch has urged the African Union Commission to engage South Sudan's unity government to speed up the establishment of the hybrid court as stipulated in the 2018 peace agreement.