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South Sudan's civil war rages, bringing complaints of abuses

2017-11-10 16:30

South Sudan's army is steadily capturing more rebel-held territory, even as peace talks try to find a resolution to the country's nearly four-year-old civil war.

South Sudan's capital tense as troops surround Malong's home

2017-11-05 07:19

Tensions had been high in South Sudan's capital after President Salva Kiir sent troops to surround the home of former military chief of staff Paul Malong, disarm his bodyguards and remove all weapons.

Bashir tells Kiir keen to solve disputes with S Sudan

2017-11-02 11:50

Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has told his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir that Khartoum is keen to resolve all pending issues with South Sudan in a bid to improve relations, a report says.

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.

 

No letup in Juba standoff around ex-army chief's home

2017-11-05 19:00

Troops remained deployed around the home of South Sudan's powerful former army chief Paul Malong on Sunday in a dispute over the fate of his 30 bodyguards, an army spokesperson says.

Kiir accuses Sudan of being 'source of weapons' in S Sudan war

2017-11-02 20:32

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has accused Sudan of being a "source of weapons" fuelling the brutal civil war in his country as he met leader Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum.

S Sudan's Kiir in Sudan to ease 'tense' relations

2017-11-01 20:18

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has arrived in Sudan for a two-day visit aimed at resolving border disputes and addressing mutual accusations of supporting rebels in each other's territory.

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.

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