Monday 26 May
- South Sudan army denied involvement in assaults on UN staff.
- The Russian President, Putin, was invited to visit South Sudan.
Tuesday 27 May
- UNHCR announced that more than 70,000 people have fled their homes since the peace agreement was signed 9 May.
- UNMISS’ mandate was extended and the focus shifted from nation building to protection of civilians.
- Clashes in Rumbek East County left three dead.
- South Sudanese diaspora requested US intervention in South Sudan.
Wednesday 28 May
- Riek Machar met with the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, in Nairobi.
- The breakaway faction of South Sudan Democratic Forum (SSDF-mainstream) agreed to merge with the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement for Democratic Change (SPLM-DC).
- Sudanese participant in the IGAD mediation said that IGAD forces will be deployed in June.
Thursday 29 May
Friday 30 May
- USAID demanded access to conflict areas in South Sudan.
- It was announced that China will send 850 troops to UN’s peace keeping mission in South Sudan.
- Head of UNMISS, Hilde Frafjord Johnson resigned.
Saturday 31 May
- The leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement for Democratic Change (SPLM-DC), Lam Akol, requested that the South Sudanese army should be separated from the ruling party, SPLM.
- UNHCR reported that the number of South Sudanese refugees has increased despite progress in the peace negotiations.
Sunday 1 June
- Vice-president James Wani Igga was proposed by Telar Riing Deng as government’s lead negotiator in the ongoing peace talks.
- Machar returned to Addis after a six day visit to Kenya.