Salva Kiir

South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum to discuss borders

President Salva Kiir's visit to Sudan is aimed at resolving border disputes, oil revenues, and security issues.

South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum to discuss borders

War & Conflict

South Sudan: Nikki Haley visits refugee camp in a call for peace

The US ambassador to the United Nations has been evacuated from a UN camp for displaced people in South Sudan, after security guards fired tear gas at protesters demonstrating against President Salva Kiir.

Humanitarian crises

Seeking shelter in war-torn South Sudan

Many South Sudanese, including the Shilluk tribe, have been displaced several times amid the ongoing conflict.

Seeking shelter in war-torn South Sudan

Business & Economy

Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage crisis

With no functioning power grid, fuel from the black market is the only option - but at a cost that many in the country with the third largest oil reserves in Africa cannot afford.

Africa

South Sudan schoolgirls resisting early marriage

More than half of girls in South Sudan drop out of school before the age of 18. Many come under pressure from their families to get married.

Women's Rights

A woman's burden in war-torn South Sudan

With the men at war or herding cattle, women live by their wits, farming, caregiving, and working to support families.

A woman's burden in war-torn South Sudan

Middle East

UN worried South Sudan election could trigger more violence

The UN is worried that an election planned for next year in South Sudan could lead to more violence in the region. It is calling for a dormant peace process to be revitalised before the vote is held.

Africa

Civilians dead in attack on South Sudan forces

Women, elderly people and police among 25 killed by exiled politician's fighters in oil-rich Unity state, say officials.

Riek Machar's men blamed for deadly South Sudan raid

South Sudan

'Thousands of women raped and assaulted' in South Sudan

Survivors and rights groups say thousands have been abused as the four-year-old conflict continues to worsen.

Africa

UN: South Sudan election risks prolonging civil war

Juba's plans to hold delayed presidential poll next year risks 'deepening and extending' conflict, UN says.

UN: South Sudan election risks prolonging civil war

Africa

First foreign victim of S Sudan hotel rampage testifies

Trial seen as a key test of accountability in civil war-torn country where few accused of atrocities ever face justice.

First foreign victim of Terrain Hotel attack testifies

Africa

American journalist among 19 killed in S Sudan fighting

American journalist, who has worked with Al Jazeera, was embedded with rebel forces when fighting broke out.

Journalist Christopher Allen killed in S Sudan fighting

Africa

South Sudan: 'Attacks on civilians' reported as crisis grows

South Sudan's refugee crisis is the fastest-growing in the world and humanitarian organisations are warning it is worsening because more people are fleeing conflict.

Opinion

Is Uganda really a 'refugee paradise'?

The grim reality behind the euphoric coverage of Uganda's "exemplary" refugee policy.

Julie Schiltz

by Julie Schiltz
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Julie Schiltz