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.

Africa

Civilians killed in fresh South Sudan violence

UN peacekeeping mission says at least 16 people were killed and 10 wounded in South Sudan's Wau.

Privacy & Surveillance

Exclusive: The illegal methods used to spy on citizens

Over four months, our undercover reporter posed as a buyer for clients from countries like Iran and South Sudan.

Spy Merchants: Spying on dissent through illegal means

Privacy & Surveillance

Spy Merchants

Investigating the powerful and illegal weapons of mass surveillance that are for sale to the highest bidder, putting the privacy of millions at risk.

Spy Merchants

Africa

6,000 escape 'terrifying violence' in South Sudan town

Troops 'slaughtered civilians like animals', refugees say, as thousands flee to neighbouring Uganda.

UN: Army attack prompts mass exodus from South Sudan

Africa

South Sudanese troops accused of civilian 'slaughter'

Refugees allege government forces slit throats, shot civilians, and ran down children in Uganda border town attack.

South Sudanese troops accused of civilian 'slaughter'