Africa

UN: Almost one million people affected by floods in South Sudan

Heavy flooding since July has submerged entire communities and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes, OCHA says.

UN: Almost one million people affected by floods in South Sudan

Middle East

War-torn South Sudan struggles to rebuild

Nine years after independence, and after nearly six years of conflict, South Sudanese call for faster implementation of peace deal.

Sudan

Talks under way between Sudan transitional government and rebels

Power-sharing agreement between generals and pro-democracy movement sets 6-month timeline to end conflicts.

Talks under way between Sudan transitional government and rebels

South Sudan

'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

South Sudan

Investigation reveals scale of forced displacement in South Sudan

We used a mobile phone survey to gather information and quantify the scale of the conflict in South Sudan.

Investigation reveals scale of forced displacement in South Sudan

Africa

Sudan PM Hamdok arrives in Juba on first official trip

In his first foreign visit since his appointment, Abdalla Hamdok is meeting South Sudan President Salva Kiir.

Sudan PM Hamdok arrives in Juba on first official trip

South Sudan

South Sudan rivals back deadline for unity government

Roll-out of last year's peace pact that called for a unity government will happen on November 12, leaders say.

South Sudan rivals back deadline for unity government

Africa

Riek Machar back in S Sudan for rare talks with President Kiir

Meeting in South Sudan capital raises expectations for the implementation of stalled peace agreement.

Riek Machar back in S Sudan for rare talks with President Kiir

South Sudan

South Sudan: Building an oasis for the approaching drought

Residents of a village in South Sudan are digging a pond to ensure survival of their livestock in the dry season.

South Sudan: Building an oasis for the approaching drought

Africa

South Sudan's Kiir bans singing of anthem in his absence

Minister Michael Makuei says with exception of embassies and schools, anthem will only be sung in Kiir's presence.

South Sudan's Kiir bans singing of anthem in his absence

South Sudan

The plight of South Sudanese sexual assault survivors

Hundreds of South Sudanese girls and women were sexually abused during conflict, but government dismisses their claims.

The plight of South Sudanese sexual assault survivors

Africa

Civilians 'brutally targeted' in South Sudan violence

At least 104 people killed since President Salva Kiir and former rebel leader Riek Machar signed peace deal in 2018.

UN: Civilians brutally targeted in South Sudan violence

South Sudan

Ebola case reported near DR Congo's border with South Sudan

Case of deadly virus confirmed by South Sudan health ministry in a report seen by The Associated Press.

Ebola case reported near DR Congo's border with South Sudan

Africa

Sudanese refugees in South Sudan yearning for home

More than 147,000 Sudanese, mostly from the Blue Nile region, live in South Sudan’s northern town of Maban.

Sudanese refugees in South Sudan yearning for home

Inside Story

Is South Sudan on the brink of famine?

The UN warns millions in South Sudan face a critical shortage of food, despite a peace deal following its civil war.