S Sudan army begins withdrawal from Juba

2015-11-23 22:51

The South Sudanese army, loyal to President Salva Kiir, has begun withdrawing from the capital Juba ahead of a peace deal deadline agreed with the rebels.

President Kiir seeks support for peace

2015-11-18 17:39

President Salva Kiir has asked South Sudan's lawmakers to back a peace deal aimed at ending two years of civil war and called for continued international support.

Hiding from horror in the swamps of South Sudan

2015-11-04 17:31

Civilians in one of South Sudan's most desperate regions accuse their government of indiscriminate killings in recent months, forcing thousands to flee to swamp islands for safety where there is little medicine or food.

AU: War crimes, forced cannibalism in South Sudan conflict

2015-10-28 17:32

Both government and rebels in South Sudan carried out war crimes against civilians and should face justice, an African Union human rights inquiry has said.

Over 30 000 starving to death in S Sudan 'catastrophe'

2015-10-22 15:49

Over 30 000 people in South Sudan’s war-zone regions face death by starvation, the UN says, warning that tens of thousands more are on the brink of famine.

S Sudan rebel leader: President 'oblivious' to peace deal

2015-10-18 16:56

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has accused the country's president of ignoring and undermining a peace deal aimed at ending nearly two years of civil war.

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 boosts presidential powers

2015-11-19 18:44

South Sudan's parliament changed the constitution to boost presidential powers amid fears violence is spreading to new areas in the country.

Black boxes in S Sudan air crash recovered – report

2015-11-10 11:03

Investigators in South Sudan have found the two black boxes from a Soviet-era Antonov plane which crashed last week killing at least 36 people, a report says.

At least 25 dead in cargo plane crash in S Sudan capital

2015-11-04 12:09

At least 25 people have been killed after a plane crash-landed shortly after taking off from South Sudan’s capital Juba, a report says.

Warring South Sudan recommit to peace deal

2015-10-26 14:31

South Sudan's warring government and rebel forces have signed a committment to settle key security sections of a peace deal, despite having broken the pact multiple times.

Uganda troops begin South Sudan pull-out - official

2015-10-20 14:06

Uganda’s army has begun its pull-out from neighbouring South Sudan, in line with a peace deal aimed at ending nearly two years of civil war, an official says.

South Sudan civil war worsening - aid agencies

2015-10-15 09:55

War in South Sudan is worsening despite a faltering peace deal, with thousands of women and girls raped, killed or abducted in recent months, a coalition of aid agencies says.

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.

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