The Donald is on the minds of people in the beleaguered South Sudan. I’m sitting in the dark, sweating. The blinding white sun has long since set, but it’s still in the high 90s, which is a relief since it was above 110 earlier. Slumped...Show More Summary
What Trumps the Horrors of a Hellscape? The Donald! Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com LEER, South Sudan -- I’m sitting in the dark, sweating. The blinding white sun has long since set, but it’s still in the high 90s, which is a relief since it was above 110 earlier. Show More Summary
LEER, South Sudan -- I’m sitting in the dark, sweating. The blinding white sun has long since set, but it’s still in the high 90s, which is a relief since it was above 110 earlier...
Five Sudanese servicemen were killed when a military plane crashed in the country’s south, Sudan Armed Forces said.
Leaders of Africa's newest country have formed a transitional coalition government.
A student and standout athlete who immigrated from South Sudan to Canada was arrested after it was revealed that he misrepresented his age.
Our show starts off by talking about the beginning of the South Sudan peace deal and the murderous rampage that a group of South Sudanese refugees carried out in western Ethiopia.
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Aid agencies warn of an impending medical crisis in the world's youngest nation as donor countries cut back on aid cash.
US envoy says sanctions or an arms embargo may be imposed on political leaders if they fail to keep the peace.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is prepared to consider imposing sanctions or an arms embargo on South Sudan's leaders if they fail to cooperate in a proposed unity government to end conflict in the country, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday.
South Sudan's leaders took the first tangible step toward peace in two and a half years on Tuesday, raising hopes the young country's nightmarish civil war could finally end. Opposition leader Riek Machar landed in the capital Juba on...Show More Summary
The return of opposition leader Riek Machar to South Sudan’s capital, Juba, offers the troubled nation its best hope of emerging from decades of on-and-off war. But the last-minute foot dragging of Machar and his opponent, President Salva Kiir, suggests that hope is tenuous, an echo of the reluctance...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for the immediate formation of the Transitional Government of National Unity in South Sudan after the return and swearing-in as the first vice president of the country of rebel leader Riek Machar, the UN said in a statement published on its website on Tuesday.
South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as the nation’s first vice president, joining a unity government being formed to cease violence in the country, local media reported Tuesday.
JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as first vice president on Tuesday, hours after he returned to the capital of Juba for the first time since conflict erupted more than two years ago.
After a two-year exile, the former vice-president returns to the capital and, hopefully, brings peace with him
Mr. Machar emerged from exile to be restored as vice president, but serious questions remained for a country ravaged by more than two years of civil war.