South Sudan winning against Guinea worm, says Jimmy Carter

2017-10-09 15:38

Wracked by civil war, South Sudan is still winning the battle against Guinea worm, says Jimmy Carter

Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war

2017-09-19 16:32

Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war and their unwillingness to give up their possessions

South Sudan rebels recapture Pagak, their headquarters

2017-08-15 16:02

South Sudan's rebel forces have reclaimed their stronghold of Pagak, a week after being pushed out of the town by government forces, Col. Lam Paul Gabriel, deputy spokesman for the opposition IO, has said

S Sudan army takes main rebel stronghold

2017-08-07 16:30

South Sudan government forces has said they had seized the rebel stronghold of Pagak near the Ethiopian border, after weeks of heavy fighting that forced thousands to flee the region.

At least four dead in latest S Sudan road ambush

2017-08-03 06:04

At least four people have been killed by unknown gunmen on the main road between South Sudan's capital and the Uganda border, an army spokesperson says.

South Sudan censors newspapers, hampers press in civil war

2017-06-26 18:31

As South Sudan's civil war creates the world's largest refugee crisis and widespread allegations of sexual violence and ethnic cleansing, journalists charge the government is restricting their ability to report the news

S Sudan to lift ban on foreign journalists: media official

2017-06-22 21:04

South Sudan's media authority will lift a ban on around 20 foreign journalists who had been refused access to the country, a top media official says.

S Sudan famine eases, but more going hungry: UN

2017-06-21 18:26

A famine that was declared in parts of South Sudan four months ago is over, the UN aid agencies says, but extreme hunger has increased to its highest levels ever across the war-torn country.

War leaves no winners, only rubble in S Sudan oil town

2017-06-20 18:59

What was once Bentiu, the gateway to South Sudan's oil fields, is now a cluster of bullet-riddled buildings and piles of scrap metal, its ghostly avenues abandoned.

SA has been 'hospitable', South Sudan rebel leader Machar tells UN

2017-06-02 10:25

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar, who has been in South Africa since last year, has told the UN that the SA government has been "hospitable", but he wishes to be released "from confinement and detention", a statement says.


South Sudan official expresses optimism at UN

2017-09-24 14:01

South Sudan's first vice president says the government is confident that peace will soon return to the world's newest nation after nearly four years of civil war

1st foreign victim of South Sudan hotel rampage testifies

2017-09-01 15:40

The only foreigner to come forward and testify in a high-profile South Sudan trial where army troops are accused of gang-rape and murder in a hotel rampage a year ago is urging other survivors to speak up, especially men.

First batch of regional troops arrive in South Sudan

2017-08-09 17:55

The head of South Sudan's UN mission has announced the long-awaited arrival of troops from a regional force meant to patrol roads and quell violence in the war-ravaged country.

Sudan plans to split S Sudanese refugee camp after unrest

2017-08-07 10:30

Sudan is planning to split a camp housing tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees into three separate units after a wave of violence, a minister says.

US warns South Sudan regional plan is last chance for peace

2017-07-21 08:32

The US has warned that a new regional plan to shore up South Sudan's failing peace agreement is the last chance for Juba's leaders to end the war, now in its fourth year.

South Sudan cancels independence day events

2017-06-25 11:27

South Sudan, the world's youngest nation gripped by civil war, has cancelled its official independence day celebrations for the second year running.

EU pledges $95m to Uganda for S Sudan refugees

2017-06-22 19:07

The EU has pledged $95m to Uganda, ahead of a summit to raise twenty times that amount to help it deal with nearly one million refugees from South Sudan.

New report blames South Sudan military for civilian deaths

2017-06-21 17:33

A new report by Amnesty International says South Sudanese forces burned, shelled and ransacked homes between January and May, killing civilians and forcing thousands like Koolekheh from the Shilluk ethnic minority to flee.

South Sudan refugees recall horrific sexual assaults

2017-06-09 15:58

South Sudan refugees are reminiscing horrific sexual assaults as they attempt to heal. Joy Diko recalls that the government soldiers who besieged her town were young enough to be her children.

S Sudan troops tried for rape, murder in Juba compound attack

2017-05-30 19:34

A South Sudan military court has opened the trial of 13 soldiers accused of raping foreign aid workers and murdering a local journalist during fighting in Juba last July.

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