The army may have retaken the South Sudanese flashpoint town of Bor, but fighting continues elsewhere in the country.
Bor has been heavily fought
Up to 300 people fleeing fighting in South Sudan are feared drowned after a ferry accident, an army spokesman said.
Philip Aguer told AFP the boat
Weeks of fighting in South Sudan have forced more than 110,000 people to flee from their homes, according to French medical charity Medecins Sans
Face-to-face peace talks between the South Sudanese government and rebel negotiators have been delayed. The talks in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian
The South Sudanese government and rebels fighting to overthrow it have both agreed to a ceasefire. It was announced by the Intergovernmental
The South Sudanese government has renewed its ceasefire offer, but rebel leader Riek Machar has said talks must be held before his fighters will give
There may be hope for over a hundred thousand internally displaced people in South Sudan.
The government has offered an immediate cease fire to
East African leaders will meet in Kenya to discuss the growing violence in South Sudan.
Its president, Salva Kiir, is facing an insurgency led by
The United Nations has said that it was caught off-guard by the violence in South Sudan.
Violence erupted earlier this month between forces loyal
Christmas in South Sudan, and there is not much peace for the war weary inhabitants.
Bodies are strewn around the town of Bor, which was captured
The UN Security Council voted on Tuesday to increase the number of United Nations peacekeepers in South Sudan to 12,500 troops as soon as
Evidence is emerging of mass ethnic killings amid the deepening conflict in South Sudan.
The United Nations says a grave containing 75 bodies has
The United Nations Secretary General has issued a stern warning to all sides amid fears of civil war in South Sudan.
It comes as tens of thousands
There were high hopes for peace and prosperity just over two years ago when South Sudan celebrated its newly found independence from Sudan. Decades
Fears are growing of an all-out ethnic civil war in South Sudan.
Forces loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar have seized the main town of a
A week of fighting in South Sudan shows no signs of abating, threatening to drag the world’s newest country into a civil war.
Fighting in South Sudan has spread outside the capital Juba after a reported coup attempt at the weekend. The violence has raised fears of a return
In South Sudan around 16,000 people have taken shelter in UN compounds in the capital Juba after the latest between rival groups of soldiers spilled
Clashes between rival South Sudan army factions have left up to 500 dead and around 800 injured.
That’s according to the United Nations based on
Five peacekeepers and seven civilians working for the UN mission in South Sudan have been killed in an ambush.
A group of unidentified attackers
The South Sudanese army now admits it shot down in error a UN helicopter killing its four Russian crew members.
The UN says it was on a
As a boy Guor Marial ran for his life in war-torn Sudan – now as a man he’ll be running for Marathon gold at this summer’s Olympic Games.
Sudan’s oil minister says the chances of a settlement in a territorial dispute with its new neighbour to the south are “remote” after each side
In the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, public reaction to the separation of the country into north and south is very mixed.
There have been anti-South
The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has been celebrating independence day with a huge ceremony in the capital Juba.
Salva Kiir was sworn in as
The party continues in the world’s newest nation.
South Sudan has been celebrating its independence day with a huge crowd gathering in the capital