South Sudan

Ugandan troops withdraw from South Sudan

2015-10-12 19:24

Ugandan troops have started withdrawing from South Sudan to comply with a peace deal between South Sudan's warring factions, Uganda's military chief says.

SABMiller cuts output, fires workers in South Sudan

2015-10-09 09:50

SABMiller has cut production and fired workers at its South Sudan unit as lack of foreign currency and the cost of beer holds back investment and stifles demand.

Clooney's South Sudan coffee reaches Europe despite war

2015-10-07 17:28

Nespresso is bringing South Sudan’s coffee to the international market for the first time as part of a long-term plan to revive the coffee industry in the poor, war-wracked east African country.

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.

Red Cross in South Sudan retreats

2015-10-05 19:01

The Red Cross in South Sudan has withdrawn from a violent town after threats amid fighting.

Rebels accuse S Sudan government of attacks

2015-10-03 19:37

South Sudanese rebels have said government troops had attacked their positions over the last three days, casting further doubt on a fragile peace agreement.

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.

British troops to join UN missions in Somalia, South Sudan

2015-09-28 12:38

British troops are set to join peacekeeping missions in Somalia and South Sudan, the government says.

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 opposes drones for peace mission

2015-10-10 07:23

South Sudan has told the United Nations that it opposes the use of surveillance drones to help track ongoing fighting.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Women held as sex slaves in South Sudan 'rape camps'

2015-09-28 09:45

The abduction of women and girls for use as sex slaves is a disturbing new aspect of South Sudan’s 21-month conflict, already characterised by well-documented war crimes and human rights abuses.

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.

At least 186 killed in South Sudan tanker blast - official

2015-09-18 22:14

At least 186 people are now thought to have been killed and even more injured in an oil tanker explosion in South Sudan this week, the government has said.

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