South Sudan

UN council plans South Sudan visit to push for regional force

2016-08-27 06:52

The UN Security Council is planning a trip to South Sudan to persuade President Salva Kiir to accept a new regional protection force or face an arms embargo.

Machar in Khartoum 'purely on humanitarian reasons', Sudan insists

2016-08-24 13:54

The Sudanese government has maintained that the sacked South Sudan vice president Riek Machar is in the country "purely on humanitarian reasons".

South Sudan's Machar in Khartoum for 'medical treatment'

2016-08-23 22:27

South Sudan's former rebel leader, Riek Machar, has arrived in Khartoum for "medical treatment", the Sudanese government says, after he had escaped to the Democratic Republic of Congo following deadly clashes in Juba.

South Sudan VP holds talks in first Khartoum visit

2016-08-22 10:14

South Sudan's new Vice President Taban Deng Gai and Sudanese officials have discussed outstanding issues since Sudan's north-south split in 2011, as he began a two-day visit to Khartoum.

South Sudan rebel leader flees country

2016-08-18 08:27

A spokesperson for South Sudan's opposition and rebel group says that their leader Riek Machar has fled the country.

Rampaging South Sudan troops raped foreigners, killed journalist

2016-08-16 10:18

On July 11, South Sudanese troops, fresh from winning a battle in the capital, Juba, over opposition forces, went on a nearly four-hour rampage through a residential compound popular with foreigners.

US lawmakers urge Obama on UN arms embargo for South Sudan

2016-08-12 11:46

US lawmakers urge Obama on UN arms embargo for South Sudan after recent fighting.

South Sudan rejects UN proposal to send more peacekeepers

2016-08-11 05:59

South Sudan has rejected a proposal to send more peacekeepers, warns of UN taking over the country

Kerry to visit Kenya for talks on security

2016-08-07 20:32

US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to visit Kenya for talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta over regional security.

UN accuses South Sudan troops of committing atrocities

2016-08-05 11:06

The United Nations' top human-rights official has accused South Sudanese government troops and rebels of ethnically targeted atrocities, including extrajudicial executions and rapes, during renewed fighting over the last month.


50 000 flee South Sudan's instability for Darfur, UN says

2016-08-26 07:46

The UN humanitarian office says more than 50 000 South Sudanese have fled into the troubled Darfur region in neighbouring Sudan this year.

Ex-Dutch general to lead probe into South Sudan attacks

2016-08-24 05:47

A retired Dutch general will lead an independent investigation into allegations that UN peacekeepers did not take action to prevent multiple cases of abuse and sexual violence against civilians and foreigners in South Sudan's capital.

Kerry urges deployment of South Sudan 'protection force'

2016-08-23 08:23

US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for the deployment of a 4 000-strong "protection force" to bolster the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

UN: South Sudan government recruited child soldiers in past week

2016-08-19 08:25

South Sudan's government has recruited child soldiers in the past week to prepare for a renewed conflict, according to an internal United Nations document.

23 South Sudan refugees charged in Ethiopia murder case

2016-08-16 20:19

A court in Ethiopia has charged 23 South Sudanese refugees with the April murders of 10 Ethiopians, local media reported.

Nearly 1 million refugees from South Sudan face dire conditions: UN

2016-08-15 16:41

Nearly a million refugees fleeing the brutal conflict in South Sudan, most of them women and children, are suffering dire conditions in camps across the region, the UN says.

Big deterioration in South Sudan UN says

2016-08-11 18:18

The United Nations humanitarian chief says the situation in South Sudan has significantly deteriorated over the past year with displacement and hunger widespread across the world's youngest nation.

US asks UN to back South Sudan regional force

2016-08-09 09:28

The United States has asked the UN Security Council to send a 4 000-strong regional force to South Sudan's capital of Juba and to impose an arms embargo if the government blocks the deployment.

South Sudan accepts deployment of regional force

2016-08-06 13:20

South Sudan has accepted the deployment of a regional force it originally rejected, almost a month after renewed fighting.

East Africa leaders to press for regional force

2016-08-04 20:19

East African leaders are to meet to discuss a regional intervention force to back up UN troops in South Sudan.

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