South Sudan rebel leader in Juba in bid to salvage peace deal

2019-09-10 06:09

South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar has arrived in Juba for the first time in a year and held rare talks with President Salva Kiir as the rivals try to salvage a stalled peace agreement.

S Sudan military court tries army general for treason

2019-02-04 21:02

A military court has began hearing the trial of an army general charged with treason for allegedly plotting a rebellion against President Salva Kiir's government.

Oil-rich South Sudan seeks investment in fragile new peace

2018-11-23 10:12

South Sudan is making its first big foreign investment pitch since declaring an end to civil war, but the oil-rich nation faces hesitation from some companies that want to make sure the fragile new deal holds.

President of war-torn South Sudan to mediate Sudan peace talks

2018-11-05 21:02

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has been appointed to mediate peace talks between Khartoum and rebels in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Darfur conflict zones.

South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years

2018-10-31 11:30

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to the capital Juba for the first time in more than two years, to take part in a peace ceremony.

South Sudan peace deal bumpy as rebel leader doesn't return

2018-10-26 13:39

South Sudan's government is spending millions of dollars next week to celebrate a "final final" peace deal to end a five-year civil war. One problem: The rebel leader who agreed to share power is reluctant to come home.

S Sudan rebel chief approves peace deal with rival Kiir

2018-08-31 11:30

South Sudanese rebel chief Riek Machar has approved a peace deal with Juba that is expected to be formally signed at a summit of regional leaders, a Sudanese mediator has said.

S Sudan rebel chief agrees to sign peace deal: mediator

2018-08-29 06:16

South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar has agreed to sign a final peace deal with the government to end a brutal civil war after initially refusing to ink it, a Sudanese mediator says.

WATCH: South Sudan claims civil war is over but scepticism abounds

2018-08-20 18:03

South Sudan's government claims a shattering five-year civil war is finally over, but scepticism soars.

WATCH: South Sudan hails new era of peace

2018-08-07 11:18

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have signed a new peace agreement after five years of animosity between the two.


PIC: Pope kisses feet of South Sudan's leaders to encourage peace

2019-04-12 11:20

Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan's rival leaders on Thursday, in an unprecedented act of humbleness to close a two-day retreat for the African leaders.

In South Sudan, a new approach in ending child soldiers' use

2018-11-26 21:04

After coming face to face with "unpredictable" gun-waving children almost 25 years ago, the former commander of the failed UN peacekeeping mission during the Rwandan genocide has dedicated his life to eliminating the use of children as weapons of war.

Machar's return signals a significant stage in South Sudan's peace process

2018-11-09 20:52

The return of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar is likely to solidify the permanent ceasefire, writes The Conversation.

South Sudan opposition leader returns as part of peace deal

2018-10-31 16:18

For the first time since fleeing South Sudan more than two years ago, opposition leader Riek Machar has returned to take part in a nationwide peace celebration

South Sudan rebel leader Machar to return on Wednesday

2018-10-30 11:45

A spokesperson says South Sudan armed opposition leader Riek Machar is coming home on Wednesday under the country's latest peace deal, more than two years after he fled on foot into exile.

PICS: Warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal

2018-09-12 20:19

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have signed a much-anticipated peace deal at a regional summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

Oil-rich South Sudan to resume production in war-hit region

2018-08-30 15:01

Emboldened by a new peace deal, civil war-torn South Sudan says it will resume oil production in a key region next month to make up for more than $4bn of revenue lost during years of fighting.

S Sudan's Machar refuses to sign peace deal

2018-08-28 19:03

South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar has refused to sign a final peace deal with the government, in a setback for a regional drive to end nearly five years of brutal civil war.

Fears of deja vu as South Sudan gives peace another chance

2018-08-07 20:18

Their rivalry has fuelled appalling bloodshed in South Sudan, yet now for a third time Salva Kiir and Riek Machar will try to share power in the latest bid to bring peace to the world's youngest nation.

S Sudan's Kiir vows power sharing deal with rival will hold

2018-08-03 19:29

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has said he was committed to a power-sharing deal with his arch-rival Riek Machar, vowing it would not collapse like similar agreements had in the past.

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