Government move is a reversal of an earlier decision to accept the deployment of the regional protection force.
War & Conflict
by Richard Nield
by Kate Holt
Uganda07 Dec 2016 09:09 GMT
Border town in Uganda where many refugees have found sanctuary and a possibility of a new life.
War & Conflict01 Dec 2016 19:46 GMT
President Kiir says 'no such thing' after UN reports massacres, starvation, gang rape, and destruction of villages.
South Sudan01 Dec 2016 12:19 GMT
Fighting between government and rebels has seen deliberate starvation, gang rape, and the burning of villages.
Humanitarian crises29 Nov 2016 13:58 GMT
Urgent action is needed by the UN and the international community to stop the violence in South Sudan.
Peter Biar Ajak
- Kuoth Wiel
South Sudan26 Nov 2016 10:34 GMT
The decision comes after months of hesitation by South Sudan after soaring violence erupted in Juba in July.
South Sudan25 Nov 2016 15:23 GMT
Up to one million people to join almost five million already facing starvation as civil war spreads to rural areas.
South Sudan21 Nov 2016 15:31 GMT
Licensed for combat, new contingent of Japanese peacekeepers allowed to use force to protect UN staff and aid workers.
South Sudan18 Nov 2016 10:52 GMT
Diplomat says UN special adviser's warning about ethnic hatred's "potential for genocide" should serve as wake-up call.
South Sudan18 Nov 2016 04:06 GMT
Fighting reportedly erupted between military forces and fighters loyal to former vice president Machar in Unity State.
South Sudan04 Nov 2016 21:13 GMT
UN says sending the registered refugee back to home country where he faces risk of abuse breaches international law.
South Sudan03 Nov 2016 04:05 GMT
Kenya's foreign ministry blames UN for July violence in Juba, after UN chief sacks Kenyan peacekeeping force commander.
South Sudan02 Nov 2016 13:54 GMT
UN chief sacks peacekeeping force commander as troops are accused of failing to protect civilians during July's clashes.
South Sudan14 Oct 2016 19:08 GMT
Roughly 60 percent of the world's newest country faces hunger at levels described as "crisis" or "emergency" by UN.
South Sudan12 Oct 2016 19:23 GMT
Conflict increasing throughout the country as government dismisses reports of President Silva Kiir's death.
Sport03 Oct 2016 07:42 GMT
Sports teams bring together athletes from communities torn apart by South Sudan's ongoing civil war.
by Peter Biar Ajak
- Kuoth Wiel
by Matt Wells
by Mehari Taddele Maru
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