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S Sudan declares emergency in two states
Government and rebels teams to meet in Addis Ababa in effort to end conflict in Jonglei that has left thousands dead.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2014 22:49 GMT
S Sudan and rebels poised for peace talks
President Salva Kiir and rebels are to meet for New Year's Day peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2014 09:30 GMT
South Sudan rebels recapture key town of Bor
Government deploys thousands of troops from Juba in an effort to wrest back control of Jonglei state.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 21:06 GMT
Clashes in S Sudan as peace deadline nears
Government troops recaptured flashpoint town of Bor from rebel fighters loyal to Riek Machar last week.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 13:52 GMT
S Sudan's government 'committed to ceasefire'
Regional official says S Sudan will release some politicians accused of being part of an alleged coup to ease tensions.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2013 21:33 GMT
Witnesses describe atrocities in South Sudan
Violence returns to South Sudan on a level not seen since the civil war that gave birth to the world's newest nation.
Last updated: 25 Dec 2013 11:10 GMT
Mandela: Beyond the myth
A look at what it was about the man, Nelson Mandela, that made him a leader for all times.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 05:04 GMT
The Mandela legacy
The South African leader found himself compelled to live up to the image that had been built around him while in prison.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 11:24 GMT
Nigeria's water-starved 'Venice of Africa'
Disease thrives amid drinking water shortage in Lagos' 200-year-old Makoko slum.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2013 10:36 GMT
Cow insurance gives Kenyans a greener pasture
A new livestock insurance programme is providing pastoral Kenyans a safety net for lost cattle.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 14:40 GMT
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