South Sudan

Sudan army chief Abdel Fattah Al Burhan visits South Sudan
General to hold talks with President Salva Kiir on second trip abroad since war in homeland began
September 04, 2023, 7:23 AM
More than 4 million people displaced in Sudan, UN says
Humanitarian official expresses deep concern over accounts of ethnically motivated violence in West Darfur, describing them as 'extremely alarming'
August 09, 2023, 6:19 PM
US calls on Sudan's warring parties to resume transition to civilian rule
UN estimates five million additional people will need emergency assistance inside the country
May 09, 2023, 7:44 PM
UN demands halt to fighting in South Sudan as it extends mission by a year
This is a 'make or break' year for the world’s newest nation, UN's special envoy says
March 16, 2023, 11:36 AM
UN Security Council urges South Sudan to remove barriers to humanitarian access
Estimated 1.4 million children under the age of five expected to suffer from acute malnutrition
March 06, 2023, 6:11 PM
South Sudan president sacks ministers, abandoning peace deal terms
Vice President Riek Machar's wife is one of the two officials fired by Salva Kiir
March 04, 2023, 9:39 AM
Pope Francis wraps up Africa visit with plea for peace in South Sudan
Ending two of Africa's worst conflicts was the main theme of pontiff's visits to South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo
February 05, 2023, 12:55 PM
Pope Francis begins peace mission in South Sudan after day of bloodshed
Twenty-seven people killed in fighting in the world's youngest Christian-majority country
February 03, 2023, 1:20 PM
Lebanon to pay UN $1.8m arrears after losing voting rights
Lebanon and five other states had their voting rights suspended for not making the minimum contribution to membership
January 20, 2023, 1:12 PM
South Sudan peace talks fall apart as UN warns of increasing humanitarian need
UN warns of a grim 2023 for the South Sudanese people
November 25, 2022, 6:17 PM
Fleeing civilians drown amid new attacks in South Sudan
Country has struggled with violence between armed groups in years since civil war ended in 2018
September 09, 2022, 6:06 AM
South Sudan's former rebels join unified army
The unification of forces was a key condition of the 2018 peace deal
August 31, 2022, 6:38 AM
South Sudan postpones elections for two years
Vote was scheduled for December
August 05, 2022, 9:31 AM
UN extends arms embargo and sanctions on South Sudan
Security Council resolution follows reports of continued ceasefire infringements and increasing violence
May 27, 2022, 5:56 AM
Many in South Sudan fear a return to conflict, say UN experts
World's newest nation slid into civil war in 2013 amid ethnic divisions shortly after independence
May 10, 2022, 10:22 AM
Pope 'looks forward' to South Sudan trip despite unrest
The Holy See has already announced that the pontiff will proceed with the latest African pilgrimage of his nine-year-old papacy
May 09, 2022, 7:08 AM
South Sudan president integrates rival's officers into unified army command
Graduation of the joint forces should be completed within two months
April 13, 2022, 6:10 AM
South Sudan’s political rivals agree to unify army command
Clashes in recent days have raised the threat of another outbreak of serious conflict
April 03, 2022, 10:19 PM
Pope Francis to visit DR Congo and South Sudan this summer
Pontiff has taken an interest in the conflicts that have plagued the African countries
March 03, 2022, 4:38 PM