South Sudan’s deposed vice-president Riek Machar is in neighboring Sudan receiving “urgent medical attention,” according to Sudan’s information minister. Machar, the leader of the main opposition in South Sudan, recently fled the country...Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - South Sudan opposition leader, Riek Machar, is in Khartoum for medical treatment, a Sudanese minister told the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape government forces.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon appointed a former Dutch major general on Tuesday to lead a month long inquiry into the response by peacekeepers to some attacks on civilians, including at a hotel, during violence in South Sudan's capital last month.
South Sudan opposition leader will remain in Sudan's capital for medical treatment, the Sudanese government says.
Some 153 people died during the clashes between troops and opposition forces in South Sudan, according to an army spokesman.
South Sudan’s leaders must “seize the bull by the horns” and fully implement a peace deal or potentially face international sanctions and a U.S. arms embargo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned. Kerry was in the Kenyan capital...Show More Summary
(Reuters) ? U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan’s leaders to “get the job done” by fully implementing a peace deal or face a U.N. arms embargo and sanctions. His warning followed meetings in Nairobi on Monday with...Show More Summary
NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan's leaders to "get the job done" by fully implementing a peace deal or face a U.N. arms embargo and sanctions.
Luny, 14, is one of the lucky ones. He was recently released from an armed group in South Sudan, where he spent three years of his young life. Continue reading ? The post Photos: ‘I saw many bad things,’ says boy who fought in South Sudan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
US Secretary of State John Kerry stated that Washington will allocate some $138 million in additional humanitarian aid to South Sudan.
Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has announced the government will embark on the first foreign policy white paper in 13 years. It will be interesting to see how much Australian aid, the management of which is now firmly ensconced within DFAT, will factor into the review. Show More Summary
NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and counterparts from eight African nations meet in Nairobi on Monday to discuss ways to prevent South Sudan from sliding back into civil war and advance a political transition in Somalia.
On the morning of July 21, three women left a United Nations base on the outskirts of Juba, the capital of South Sudan, to buy food for their children. They are among thousands of people taking shelter in U.N. bases because of the country’s...Show More Summary
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Earlier this week in the capital of war-weary South Sudan, the Associated Press reported that a female aid worker stared down the barrel of an AK-47 while a soldier threatened, "Either you have sex with me, or we make every man hereShow More Summary
Co-written by Roger Thurow When Anjelina Nadai Lohalith first began running as a little girl, it was an early morning sprint through the bush of what is now South Sudan to milk her family's cows - one of the few sources of nourishment she could count on. Show More Summary
A spike in the forced recruitment of child soldiers in South Sudan could be imminent, the United Nations' children's agency said on Friday, amid fears that the world's youngest nation is on the brink of renewed civil war. Despite anShow More Summary
South Sudan’s deposed Vice President Riek Machar is reportedly taking refuge in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A spokesman for the former rebel leader announced Wednesday that Machar had been evacuated from South Sudan after a “botched”...Show More Summary
Over 650 children have been recruited into armed groups and forces in South Sudan since the start of 2016, the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) reports.
An internal United Nations document says a senior politician appointed by President Salva Kiir led the recruitment of an entire village of boys using intimidation