South Sudan

South Sudan: A country captured by armed factions

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

by 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.

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

South Sudan war: US warns it could sanction leaders

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

South Sudan

South Sudan: Riek 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: South 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.

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 marks two years of ruinous war

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


Will the new deal end conflict in S Sudan?

By demanding effective implementation of the deal, S Sudanese people could end the impunity of public officials.

by Mehari Taddele Maru

War & Conflict

S Sudan rival sides cry foul as truce comes into effect

Army and rebels accuse each other of breaking ceasefire just hours after it came into force.


S Sudan reporter killed days after 'president's threat'

Moi Peter Julius shot dead four days after Salva Kiir's apparent warning against those who reported "against country".

War & Conflict

South Sudan's half a peace agreement

A rift among rebel factions stymies peace negotiations as President Kiir requests two week extension to sign agreement.

War & Conflict

S Sudan war: 'We need healing to happen at all levels'

Forgiveness, reconciliation and an arms embargo are key ingredients for peace in South Sudan, says Bishop Paride Taban.

War & Conflict

South Sudan army crushed civilians under tanks: HRW

Report by rights group accuses government troops of committing war crimes in rebel-held parts of the Unity State.