New violence in South Sudan despite peace deal

Juba - South Sudan's army and rebels have begun fighting again in northern Unity State, two days after President Salva Kiir signed a long-awaited...

South Sudan leader signs peace deal, but doubts implementation

Juba (dpa) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal already approved by rebel leader Riek Machar in an attempt...
Riek Machar, center, attends an interview in Nasir, South Sudan, on April 14. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

South Sudan Hangs on Rebel Chief’s Next Move

Riek Machar earned a doctorate from a British university and in 2011 became vice president in South Sudan's first democratic election. He now commands...
Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) jump from a vehicle while on patrol in the capital, Juba (Photo: Reuters/Goran Tomasevic)

US sanctions more South Sudanese military

Addis Ababa - Unites States government has slapped the South Sudanese warring parties with additional sanctions targeting two senior military officers on the two...

China deploys troops in South Sudan to defend oil fields, workers

China began deploying 700 soldiers to a United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan to help guard the country's embattled oil fields and protect...

South Sudan: Is power sharing impossible or inevitable?

This policy brief is an attempt to unearth the complexities surrounding circumstances in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development IGAD-led peace process for South Sudan. It...

Weapons Are Streaming Into South Sudan

On June 7, a Hong Kong-based cargo ship called the Feng Huang Song docked in the port of Mombasa, Kenya. On board were $38...

Security agents release South Sudan news editor

Juba - A South Sudanese editor who was detained by the country’s national security services on Saturday has been freed. David Ocen, the news editor...
Rebel fighters aligned with former vice-president Riek Machar march through a village inside rebel-controlled territory in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state on 9 February 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

South Sudan calls on Sudan to sever ties with rebels

Juba - The South Sudanese government has urged the government of neighbouring Sudan to sever ties with rebels under the leadership of former vice-president...

New Fighting Hits South Sudan

After a lull of several weeks, fighting broke out in South Sudan on Friday, forcing aid workers to take cover in a city where...
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