MSF says conditions in the camp were already difficult before the rain set in

‘Horrific conditions’ in flooded South Sudan UN camp

At least 40,000 people who fled fighting in South Sudan are staying in horrific conditions at a UN camp, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says. Many...
General Dau Aturjong (ST)

Ex-South Sudan army general claims receiving over 5000 officials

Juba - A former South Sudanese army general who recently defected to rebels led by ex-vice president, Riek Machar claimed he has lured over...
South Sudan's main opposition leader, Lam Akol (AFP)

South Sudan opposition parties push rivals to end conflict

Juba - The leader of South Sudanese political parties in the peace talks said it was time citizens exerted pressure on the two warring...
Rebel and government forces have been fighting since December in the world's newest state

South Sudan rebels ‘withdraw from Nasir after battles’

Government forces in South Sudan have retaken the strategic town of Nasir in Upper Nile state attacked by rebels on Sunday, the UN says. It...
Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA)

South Sudan accuses rebels of attacking Jonglei’s Ayod town

JUBA - Authorities in South Sudan’s Jonglei state on Tuesday accused rebels of launching attacks on Ayod town so as to gain its control...
South Sudanese rebel troops loyal to former vice-president Riek Machar stand on guard in Unity state capital Bentiu on 12 January 2014 after recapturing the strategic town from government troops (Photo: Reuters)

South Sudan’s opposition forces claim capture of Nasir town

Juba - Forces loyal to South Sudan former vice-president, Riek Machar claimed they were fully in control of Nasir, a strategic Upper Nile state...
UN peacekeepers patrol the abandoned town of Bentiu, South Sudan. Since the fighting broke out in mid-December, Bentiu has changed hands several times.

The child soldiers of South Sudan

Rubkona, South Sudan - These days, soldiers are the only people loitering around the market in this once-bustling oil town. They loaf about in...
A South Sudanese army (SPLA) soldier holds his rifle near an oil field in Unity state on 22 April 2012 (AP)

Over 300 armed youth join South Sudan rebels

Juba - Over 300 armed youth from South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state on Wednesday announced they were joining the country’s rebellion led...
The U.N. Security Council threatened sanctions against South Sudan’s rivaling parties after the U.N. humanitarian chief warned “worrying food insecurity.” (File photo: Reuters)

UN threatens sanctions against South Sudan rivals

The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday threatened sanctions against the warring parties in South Sudan and warned that about one million people in the...
Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) disembark from a pick-up truck in Unity state capital Bentiu on 12 January 2014 (Photo: Reuters/Andreea Campeanu)

Fresh fighting in South Sudan’s Unity state sparks panic

Kampala - Heavy fighting between rebels and government forces on Tuesday sparked widespread panic among civilians in South Sudan’s Unity state. The rebels have accused...
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