Famine

South Sudan 'keeps buying weapons amid famine'

South Sudan's government rejects UN report accusing it of buying weapons despite country descending into famine.

South Sudan keeps buying weapons amid famine: UN

South Sudan

Starvation threat numbers soar in South Sudan

Up to one million people to join almost five million already facing starvation as civil war spreads to rural areas.

South Sudan

S Sudan leaders 'get rich' as nation suffers during war

New report says President Salva Kiir, his rival Riek Machar and their allies have amassed great wealth amid conflict.

Opinion

The UN has failed its peacekeepers in S Sudan

The Security Council needs to stop simply uttering condemnations and take decisive action by imposing the arms embargo.

Matt Wells

by Matt Wells

Matt Wells

South Sudan

UN panel blames South Sudan leaders for Juba violence

Fighting that killed more than 300 people and forced opposition head to flee directed at top military level, UN says.

UN panel blames South Sudan leaders for Juba violence

South Sudan

'People of South Sudan worse off than before'

On anniversary of South Sudan's peace deal, the head of the agreement's monitoring body says fighting halted progress.

One year after peace deal, South Sudan 'worse off'

Opinion

South Sudan: A country captured by armed factions

The current crisis to the transitional process could rapidly morph into another civil war.

Mehari Taddele Maru

by Mehari Taddele Maru

Mehari Taddele Maru

South Sudan

Tens of thousands displaced by South Sudan violence: UN

UN refugee agency calls on armed parties to protect civilians and demands neighbouring countries keep borders open.

Tens of thousands displaced by South Sudan violence: UN

Talk to Al Jazeera

Salva Kiir and Riek Machar: South Sudan's shaky peace

President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar discuss the prospects for peace and reconciliation in South Sudan.

South Sudan

US threatens to slap sanctions on South Sudan leaders

US envoy says sanctions or an arms embargo may be imposed on political leaders if they fail to keep the peace.

South Sudan war: US warns it could sanction leaders

South Sudan

South Sudan's Machar 'delayed over weapons dispute'

Disagreement over weapons is preventing rebel leader from returning to Juba to form unity government, officials say.

War & Conflict

Exclusive: S Sudan's Machar says blocked from Juba

In an interview, South Sudan rebel leader says he is ready to come back to capital but government reneging on deal.

South Sudan

Q&A: The future peace in South Sudan

Al Jazeera speaks to opposition leader Riek Machar about ongoing efforts towards forming a national unity government.

Q&A: The future peace in South Sudan

Humanitarian crises

South Sudan: The complex factors of famine

Millions go hungry as El Nino, price hikes, and conflict combine to steer South Sudan towards starvation.

South Sudan: The complex factors of famine

Sudan

South Sudan marks two years of ruinous war

Conflict rages on despite ceasefire deal, leaving more than one million displaced and four million severely hungry.