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.

War & Conflict

Refugees free UN staff held hostage in DRC camp

Unarmed South Sudanese refugees demanding to be moved to a third country had captured 16 MONUSCO staff.

Refugees free UN staff held hostage in DRC camp

War & Conflict

S Sudan refugees 'hold 13 UN staff hostage' in DRC camp

UN official says negotiations ongoing with 100 unarmed refugees at camp in eastern DRC after MONUSCO staff held.

S Sudan refugees 'hold 13 UN staff hostage' in DRC camp

Africa

14 killed in new fighting in South Sudan

Violence in eastern South Sudan forces 60 aid workers to flee as new battles erupt in the northwestern town of Raga.

Fighting in South Sudan's Raga kills at least 14 people

Africa

Three aid workers killed in restive South Sudan

World Food Programme says contract workers were hacked to death with machetes and shot in violence earlier this week.

Three aid workers killed in restive South Sudan

Africa

South Sudan violence forcing thousands to flee to Uganda

South Sudan is being torn apart by a civil war that's forcing thousands to flee to neighbouring Uganda. Al Jazeera spoke to refugees who say government soldiers overran their villages and killed their relatives.

Reporter's Notebook

S Sudan refugee children 'living life no child should'

Thousands of refugees arrive in north Uganda from South Sudan daily and many of them are unaccompanied children.