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.

S Sudan government calls peace deal 'reward for rebellion'

2015-08-27 16:41

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal aimed to end civil war, but a list of government reservations seen Thursday undermines fundamental pillars of the accord.

South Sudan leader signs peace deal, but doubts implementation

2015-08-27 08:08

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal already approved by rebel leader Riek Machar in an attempt to end their 20-month military conflict, but at the same time cast doubt on its implementation.

South Sudan president signs peace deal

2015-08-26 16:47

South Sudan's president has signed a peace deal to end a 20-month conflict with rebels.

East African leaders head to S Sudan to witness peace deal

2015-08-26 11:09

East African leaders are set to witness President Salva Kiir’s expected signing of a peace deal with rebels, amid threats of the UN sanctions in the absence of an accord.

South Sudan soldiers raped, burned people alive

2015-08-25 21:39

South Sudanese soldiers raped children, burned people alive in their homes and hunted others for days in swamps in an increasingly brutal war.

South Sudan journalists on strike after colleague shot dead

2015-08-21 15:01

South Sudanese journalists are observing a 24-hour work stoppage to protest the killing of a colleague three days earlier.

South Sudan peace deal in tatters as rivals blame each other

2015-08-20 11:01

Peace efforts in South Sudan are in tatters as warring rivals blame each other for attacks and the army claims that the rebels broke their own peace deal hours after signing.

US proposes UN arms embargo on South Sudan

2015-08-20 09:12

The US is proposing that the UN Security Council impose an arms embargo on South Sudan after its president shocked rebels and observers by refusing to sign a peace deal.


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.

South Sudan rebels urge Kiir to respect pact

2015-08-27 19:31

Rebels in South Sudan have expressed doubt that President Salva Kiir is committed to a peace deal he has signed.

South Sudan peace deal welcomed with optimism, caution

2015-08-27 13:49

A deal signed by South Sudan’s president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war has been given a cautious welcome, with both sides in the conflict urged to show good faith.

White House warns Kiir over peace deal

2015-08-26 21:56

The White House has welcomed the decision by South Sudan President Salva Kiir to belatedly sign a peace accord, but warned his endorsement should not come with caveats.

South Sudan’s leader to sign peace deal

2015-08-26 12:43

South Sudan’s government is set to sign a peace deal aimed at ending 20 months of civil conflict, regional mediators say.

20 months of conflict in South Sudan

2015-08-26 08:58

South Sudan, independent since 2011, has been wracked for 20 months by a conflict between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and those of ex-president Riek Machar.

South Sudan leader to sign peace deal – aide

2015-08-25 13:41

South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir has finally agreed to sign a peace deal and power-sharing accord to end a 20-year-month civil war, his spokesperson says.

Journalist killed in Juba after president threatens media

2015-08-20 22:31

A journalist has been shot dead in South Sudan days after the president allegedly threatened the media.

UN Security Council to vote over South Sudan sanctions

2015-08-20 09:12

The US circulated a draft resolution at the UN Security Council that would impose an arms embargo and additional sanctions on South Sudan unless a ceasefire agreement is signed, the UN diplomats say.

South Sudan's president says he will sign peace accord

2015-08-20 07:29

The president of South Sudan has told US Secretary of State John Kerry that he intends to sign a peace accord meant to end the civil war in that country, the state department says.

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