Hiba Morgan

Hiba Morgan

Africa

UN relief chief: 'Rampant' sexual abuse, violence in South Sudan

Although thousands of women have reported rape and other sexual atrocities in South Sudan's war, human rights organisations say the figure is likely to be much higher.

UN relief chief: 'Rampant' sexual abuse, violence in South Sudan

Africa

'Sick and hungry': Human cost of South Sudan's civil war

With violence and the rainy season slowing aid operations, there are now concerns that preventable diseases caused by lack of food will instead become fatal.

'Sick and hungry': Human cost of South Sudan's civil war

Humanitarian crises

South Sudan: Aid agencies struggle to reach those in need

Recent fighting between government and opposition forces has exacerbated the existing crisis with the number of people needing aid expected to reach seven million.

South Sudan: Aid agencies struggle to reach those in need

Africa

Maternal death rates in South Sudan one of world's highest

There are very few maternal healthcare clinics left in a country that has been torn by five years of civil war, and many of the existing facilities are poorly equipped.

Maternal death rates in South Sudan one of world's highest

Africa

South Sudanese flee war to neighbouring countries

A meeting is held in Ethiopia to revive South Sudan peace, but people keep fleeing the violence.

South Sudanese flee war to neighbouring countries

Humanitarian crises

The depths of despair in South Sudan

UN humanitarian official appeals for end to violence against aid workers as fighting between political rivals shows no sign of ending.

The depths of despair in South Sudan

Middle East

South Sudan: SPLM convention in Juba aims to reunify party

The Sudan People's Liberation Movement, which fractured at the beginning of the civil war, is holding a reunification convention, but with leading figures absent, it remains to be seen what can be achieved.

South Sudan: SPLM convention in Juba aims to reunify party

Africa

No gold rush for South Sudan

Gold is smuggled across the border and sold for a higher price, robbing South Sudan of its wealth.

No gold rush for South Sudan

Africa

In South Sudan 'copyright laws do not exist'

Many South Sudanese artists are opting to have their works produced in other countries where there is copyright legislation.

In South Sudan 'copyright laws do not exist'

Middle East

South Sudan: Drought and war devastating economy

It now has to import almost everything, but rising customs fees are making even the most basic products unaffordable.

South Sudan: Drought and war devastating economy

Africa

Recruitment of child soldiers still rising in South Sudan

No end to forced mobilisation as civil war enters fifth year, having killed thousands and displaced millions in African country.

Recruitment of child soldiers still rising in South Sudan

Middle East

Sudan's press freedom: Concern about confiscations

A wave of arrests and a bill that gives national security agents unprecedented powers to shut down media offices have raised concerns that Sudan’s press freedoms are being further eroded.

Sudan's press freedom: Concern about confiscations