Hundreds of residents of the Jonglei State capital of Bor are sleeping under the stars after local authorities demolished their houses Tuesday to make way for new roads.
Residents awoke to the sound of a bulldozer destroying their houses in … » Read more
Opposition groups attending a forum Monday in Addis Ababa walked out of the talks aimed at revitalizing a 2015 peace deal between South Sudan’s government and rebel forces.
A coalition of nine groups held a news conference in the Ethiopian … » Read more
South Sudan’s government Friday declined to sign an agreement on rules to facilitate discussion aimed at reviving the country’s collapsed 2015 peace deal.
The government’s delegates refused to approve the Declaration of Principles (DOP), intended to guide a second phase … » Read more
More than 300 children, 87 of them girls, were released by armed groups in South Sudan on Wednesday, beginning a process which is expected to see at least 700 children freed in the coming weeks, reports the African News Agency … » Read more
A high-level forum to discuss the restoration of a permanent ceasefire, full implementation of the peace agreement, and development of a revised and realistic timeline and implementation schedule for democratic elections in South Sudan opened here Monday.
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South Sudan’s former army chief said he has no plans to return to South Sudan after completing his medical examinations in Kenya.
Gen. Paul Malong Awan told VOA’s South Sudan In Focus that he has credible threats to his life … » Read more
JUBA, South Sudan has recalled its ambassador to the United States, a day after the American government imposed an arms embargo on the East African nation, presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said.
Ateny said Garang Diing Akuong has been recalled … » Read more