South Sudan

Fleeing famine in northern South Sudan

Drought and economic collapse leave 20 percent of Northern Bahr el Ghazal's population weeks away from famine.


China's Great Famine: A mission to expose the truth

An economist who survived one of the greatest man-made tragedies is determined to reveal how policies killed millions.

Counting the Cost

The cost of war in South Sudan

James Alic Garang, an economist at the Ebony Center, discusses the impact of low oil prices on South Sudan's economy.

Humanitarian crises

S Sudan children at risk of starving to death

Aid agencies say malnutrition rates have doubled to 235,000 in impoverished nation blighted by ethnic conflicts.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Salva Kiir: 'I cannot bring peace alone'

South Sudan's president talks about the ongoing violence, internal rivalries, and the future of his country.

Human Rights

Somalia drought triggers famine fears

Drought combined with fighting put nearly three million people in need of urgent life-saving care, UN warns.


Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis

At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.