South Sudan

South Sudan president signs peace deal with rebel leader

Agreement reinstates rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, formally ending five years of bloody civil war.

South Sudan president signs peace deal with rebel leader

South Sudan

At least 19 dead in South Sudan plane crash

At least 19 killed after passenger plane travelling from the capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashes into river.

South Sudan: Many dead after passenger plane crashes in river

South Sudan

South Sudan court jails 10 soldiers for rape and murder

Court hands sentences ranging from seven years to life for raping aid workers and killing a local journalist.

South Sudan court jails 10 soldiers for rape and murder

Africa

South Sudanese rebels 'approve' peace deal with government

The final peace agreement between the government and rebels will be formally signed at a summit of regional leaders.

South Sudanese rebels 'approve' peace deal with government

Africa

South Sudan rebel leader 'refused to sign' peace deal

The main opposition groups are demanding guarantees over their reservations about the deal.

South Sudan rebel leader Machar 'refused' to sign peace deal

South Sudan

Revival of oil production to boost S Sudan's economy

Affected by the civil war, the country's oil output is expected to reach 210,000 barrels per day by the end of 2018.

South Sudan: Oil revival to boost economic recovery

South Sudan

Amid peace efforts, South Sudan arrests an activist

Peter Biar Ajak was arrested after saying that Kiir and Machar should resign to and allow a new generation to lead.

Amid peace efforts, South Sudan arrests activist Peter Biar Ajak

South Sudan

South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty

President Kiir pardoned all those involved in the nation's civil war as part of a recent peace deal.

South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty

South Sudan

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Former foes Kiir and Machar have three months to form a transitional government once a final peace deal is signed.

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Opinion

In South Sudan, moderation in pursuit of justice can be a virtue

But the complete removal of accountability and justice from the agenda is not the answer.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Inside Story

Will power-sharing deal bring peace to South Sudan?

Government forces and rival rebels in South Sudan have signed another power-sharing deal.

Africa

South Sudan's rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement

Once the final deal is signed, the foes will have three months to form a transitional government.

South Sudan's rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement

Africa

South Sudan rivals sign new power-sharing deal

The preliminary power-sharing deal will be followed by a final one on August 5 to end the country's civil war.

South Sudan rivals sign new power-sharing deal

Africa

South Sudan's internally displaced create own system of justice

While peace and justice stalls, South Sudan's internally displaced are finding their own solutions.

South Sudan's internally displaced create own system of justice

South Sudan

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

South Sudan has been at war since 2013, when President Salva Kiir accused then-deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.