South Sudan's warring sides violated ceasefire over 50 times: monitors

2015-10-08 22:24

South Sudan's warring sides have violated a ceasefire agreement over 50 times in the last 20 months, mediators say.

South Sudan rebels warn government is 'derailing' peace deal

2015-10-06 19:25

South Sudan's rebels have warned the government risks a "return to war" by undermining a peace deal as aid agencies reported a fresh upsurge in the 21-month-long conflict.

Displaced, hungry after South Sudan's peace deal

2015-10-04 16:29

Precarious peace agreement has failed to end fighting in South Sudan with fears of famine and disease outbreaks.

UN demands South Sudan corrects mistakes

2015-09-29 22:29

South Sudan's president and a rebel leader have accused each other of violating a ceasefire brokered to end a 21-month conflict in the world's newest state.

South Sudan army leaves Juba as peace agreement calls for

2015-09-25 18:58

South Sudan’s army is moving its forces out of the country’s capital, in accordance with a peace agreement signed with rebel forces aimed at ending a conflict that erupted in December 2013, an army commander says.

S Sudan conditions worsen amid ceasefire violations

2015-09-21 15:04

Conditions in war-torn South Sudan have worsened with thousands fleeing fighting since a ceasefire deal three weeks ago, the UN says.

South Sudan peace bid hit by renewed ceasefire violations

2015-09-14 19:00

South Sudan’s army has repelled a fresh rebel attack, the latest battle to rock the country despite a ceasefire aimed at ending a brutal 21-month civil war.

Veteran South Sudan journalist quits over death threats

2015-09-10 12:27

Respected South Sudan journalist Nhial Bol, who set up the country’s first independent newspaper printing press, has quit journalism after threats, reports say.

Kerry warns South Sudan leader on ceasefire

2015-09-04 07:56

US Secretary of State John Kerry has rung the president of South Sudan to warn him to respect an oft-broken ceasefire.

South Sudan rebels accuse army of violating ceasefire

2015-08-30 13:58

South Sudan rebels has accused the army of violating a ceasefire, just hours after it came into effect, by bombarding their positions along the White Nile river.


Troika urges delay to plan for new South Sudan states

2015-10-06 21:38

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir's plans to replace the country's 10 states with 28 new states is a source of serious concern, the United States, Britain and Norway say in a joint statement.

Govt derailing peace deal, South Sudan rebels warn

2015-10-06 12:31

South Sudan’s rebels have warned the government risks a “return to war” by ordering an increase in regional states and undermining the power sharing clauses of a peace deal.

South Sudan makes plea against 'undeserved' UN sanctions

2015-10-02 12:19

South Sudan’s vice president has urged the UN not to impose “undeserved” sanctions against leaders working to implement a peace deal to end 21 months of war.

Uganda troops staying put in South Sudan

2015-09-29 16:36

Uganda says its troops will stay in South Sudan, contradicting the peace accord.

South Sudan army readies camps for pullout from capital

2015-09-25 14:09

South Sudan’s army says it is preparing bases outside the capital ahead of a pullout from Juba as part of a peace deal to end a 21-month civil war.

Kiir urges South Sudanese to unite to implement peace deal

2015-09-15 16:57

South Sudan’s president has urged his people to "join hands" in implementing a peace deal to end more than 20 months of conflict, after repeated outbreaks of fighting since rebels and the government signed the pact last month.

South Sudan parliament ratifies peace deal

2015-09-10 14:56

South Sudan’s parliament has ratified a peace agreement aimed at ending a 20-month conflict between the government and rebels, though doubts persist about its implementation.

South Sudan calls for ceasefire monitors as it denies attacking rebels

2015-09-08 11:09

South Sudan's army has called for international monitors to observe a ceasefire, as it rejected repeated rebel claims of heavy battles in the war-torn country.

South Sudan rebel leader: Cease-fire, peace pact in danger

2015-08-31 16:19

South Sudan’s rebel leader says attacks by government troops on rebel-held areas could cause the failure of a peace agreement between the warring sides.

South Sudan army ordered to end fighting ahead of ceasefire

2015-08-28 16:26

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has ordered all government troops to cease fighting rebel forces as part of a peace agreement, his spokesperson says, ahead of a full ceasefire.

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