Sudan and South Sudan renegotiating oil deal

2016-02-04 11:16

Sudan and South Sudan's oil ministers have agreed in principle a new oil pipeline deal, reports say, after slumps in global prices made Juba effectively pay to export crude.

South Sudan crisis: Machar turns to Museveni for help

2016-01-27 14:56

South Sudan opposition leader, Riek Machar, has appealed to Ugandan President Museveni to help persuade President Salva Kiir to implement the peace deal signed last year in June, a report says.

South Sudan president, rebel leader responsible - experts

2016-01-26 21:55

The UN Security Council should put South Sudan's president and rebel leader on a sanctions blacklist for targeting civilians, and impose an arms embargo, says a UN panel of experts.

UN urges AU to address South Sudan crisis

2016-01-25 22:34

The UN chief has urged the AU to address the South Sudan crisis, following the failure to meet a key deadline.

South Sudan losing money on oil exports

2016-01-20 16:01

Falling world oil prices combined with a fixed fee for the use of export pipelines mean South Sudan is now losing money on every barrel it sells.

S Sudan rebels, govt agree to share cabinet positions

2016-01-07 22:00

South Sudan rebels and the government are agreeing to share Cabinet positions in a proposed transitional government

South Sudan fighting spreads west

2015-12-08 18:59

Gunmen in war-torn South Sudan have fought heavy battles in the capital of Western Equatoria 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.


Sudan's president al-Bashir opens border with South

2016-01-28 08:58

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the opening of his country's border with South Sudan for the first time since the south seceded in 2011 to become an independent nation.

South Sudan's president, rebel leader should face sanctions - UN

2016-01-27 10:05

A UN panel of experts has recommended imposing sanctions on South Sudan's president, rebel leader and two other top officials for their role in the country's brutal war, diplomats say.

UN: South Sudan rival leaders qualify for sanctions

2016-01-26 08:57

South Sudan's president and a rebel leader both merit sanctions because their troops have targeted civilians and broken international law, a UN panel of experts says in a new report.

UN accuses South Sudan of forcibly displacing civilians

2016-01-21 22:44

Forced displacement of civilians is emerging as a strategy South Sudanese forces are putting to use to weaken rebels.

South Sudan peace accord in turmoil over Kiir's 28 states

2016-01-18 14:56

A group of armed soldiers has urged opposition leaders in South Sudan to force President Salva Kiir to reverse a decree for the establishment of 28 states in the country, according to a report.

South Sudan's president creates 28 new states, threatening peace

2015-12-25 13:07

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir made a Christmas Eve decree dissolving the nation's 10 states and creating 28 new ones, a move which may threaten the peace deal signed in August to end the country's two-year civil war.

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.

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