War & Conflict

South Sudan's Wau: Fear and displacement one year on

'It is not a war against rebels, it is a war of looking who is from that tribe and they kill you.'

South Sudan's Wau: Fear and displacement one year on

Humanitarian crises

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation critical

The country no longer has areas in famine but almost two million people on the brink of starvation, report says.

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation critical

Opinion

The world has abandoned South Sudanese refugees

Despite receiving only limited funds from international organisations, Uganda has given a warm welcome to refugees.

Khairunissa Dhala

by Khairunissa Dhala

Khairunissa Dhala

South Sudan

Above a million disabled people at risk in South Sudan

HRW urges UN to assist disabled people, who are increasingly becoming vulnerable to violence in South Sudan’s civil war.

Above a million disabled people at risk in South Sudan

Africa

Botched vaccination kills 15 children in South Sudan

Health workers, 'neither qualified nor trained', blamed for using same syringe without sterilising it for the campaign.

Botched vaccination kills 15 children in South Sudan

Humanitarian crises

South Sudan soldiers face trial for rape and murder

Thirteen soldiers are accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing their local colleague in July 2016 .

South Sudan soldiers face trial for rape and murder

Inside Story

Can famine in Africa be contained?

Millions are going hungry in several countries because of the worst drought in living memory.

Human Rights

UN: South Sudan forces have committed capital crimes

UN human rights investigators say pro-government SPLA fighters killed, raped and tortured civilians in the town of Yei.

UN: South Sudan forces have committed capital crimes

South Sudan

A day in the life of Juba's bicycle water vendors

With little access to safe water in South Sudan's capital, bike vendors play a crucial role by delivering it to people.

A day in the life of Juba's bicycle water vendors

Africa

UN appeals for $1.4bn in help for South Sudan refugees

Country has been locked in civil war since 2013 when President Salva Kiir accused his deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

Opinion

Self-determination is the key for peace in South Sudan

An indigenous, all-inclusive national peace process is indispensable to permanent peace and stability in South Sudan.

Laura Nyantung Beny

by Laura Nyantung Beny

Laura Nyantung Beny

Africa

South Sudan president replaces army chief

General Paul Malong is accused of ethnic war against people not belonging to his ethnic majority tribe.

South Sudan's Kiir replaces army chief Paul Malong

War & Conflict

UN: 2m children displaced by South Sudan conflict

Warnings by two UN agencies as a third county is reported to be on the brink of famine that has impacted 100,000 people.

UN: 2m children displaced by South Sudan conflict

South Sudan

US blames South Sudan's Kiir for 'man-made' famine

US ambassador to UN urges Security Council to impose sanctions on South Sudan to end humanitarian crisis caused by war.

Nikki Haley blames Salva Kiir for 'man-made' famine

Reporter's Notebook

In S Sudan, 'we don't get to pick who comes to kill us'

With about 3.5 million uprooted from their homes, children are the biggest losers in South Sudan's war.