Under increasing international pressure, South Sudan has agreed to accept 4,000 extra peacekeepers.
The United Nations says it intervened on humanitarian grounds to help South Sudan’s former vice president and opposition leader in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of…
One year to the day since the signing of the peace agreement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and there is renewed tension between the two warring factions in South…
Refugees in Kenya who have fled the fighting in South Sudan are being given a chance to become self sufficient under a new initiative from the government and the UNHCR.
South Sudan’s embattled government has agreed to allow an international protection force to be deployed in the country, after a United Nations mission failed to prevent…
Evacuees from South Sudan have been arriving in the Kenyan capital Nairobi following days of violence and tension in Juba.
Days of heavy fighting in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, have been followed by relative calm after the warring president and vice president ordered their forces to cease…
Salva Kiir has ordered his SPLA army to observe a ceasefire in South Sudan.
Fresh clashes have erupted in Juba between forces loyal to the president and those supporting the vice president, renewing fears South Sudan will slip back into full-blown civil…
Fears are growing of a return to civil war in South Sudan after renewed fighting between forces loyal to the country’s president and vice president.
Gunbattles in South Sudan’s capital Juba erupted for a fourth day between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and soldiers who support the vice president Riek Machar around a military…
South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar is back in the capital Juba and has retaken his position as the country’s first vice president. He has taken
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the opening of his country’s borders with South Sudan for the first time since the south seceded in
The army base at Pibor in Southern Sudan is new, within a stone’s throw of the school whose classrooms its soldiers occupied for several years until
Eyewitnesses say dozens of people have died after a cargo plane crashed on take-off at the main airport in Juba, the capital of South Sudan
A cargo plane with passengers on board has crashed on take-off at the main airport in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. There are reports from the
A reluctant President Kiir calls on the leaders from other African nations in the region to help implement a peace deal for South Sudan after expressing reservations about the agreement.
The deadline has passed but the peace deal hasn’t been signed between South Sudan’s warring factions. President Salva Kiir said he needed more time
He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to
Gunmen in South Sudan have abducted at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, from their school in Upper Nile State. According to the UN they were taken
In an exclusive interview with Euronews’ Mohammed Shaikhibrahim, Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir accuses Israeli and American secret services of
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and his one time former deputy and current rebel commander Riek Machar, have signed another ceasefire. It moves
A ceasefire deal has been signed between the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar, after much international
The UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan says rebels have killed hundreds of civilians, hunting down men, women and children as they took refuge in
In South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis, almost half a million people have fled their homes, according to the United Nations. Around 17,000 people are
South Sudan’s government and rebels have agreed a ceasefire, aimed at ending weeks of violence that brought the country to the brink of civil
The army may have retaken the South Sudanese flashpoint town of Bor, but fighting continues elsewhere in the country. Bor has been heavily fought
Aid agencies fear the humanitarian crisis is deepening in South Sudan. Over 12,000 people live in one camp in Juba and the numbers are growing
More than 200 people have drowned in a ferry accident on the River Nile in South Sudan. The victims, who reportedly included women and children, were