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.

Africa

Record 7 million people in S Sudan face severe hunger

More than 60 percent of the population face critical lack of food despite signing of peace deal between warring sides.

South Sudan: Record number of people face severe hunger

Africa

South Sudan president: Delay unity government formation by a year

Salva Kiir says delay is needed since government has been unable to disarm, house, train or integrate various forces.

South Sudan president: Delay unity government formation by a year

Africa

South Sudan wildfire kills dozens of people

At least 33 die after fire guts four villages in Western Bahr el Ghazal region, spokesman for the president says.

South Sudan wildfire kills dozens of people

Africa

South Sudan rivals agree to delay forming government

Warring sides agree to extend the period to form a unity government by six months after talks in Addis Ababa.

South Sudan rivals agree to delay forming government

Africa

South Sudan rivals to hold talks to salvage stalled peace deal

Meeting in Addis Ababa comes days before a unity government is expected to be formed to end the six-year civil war.

South Sudan rivals to hold talks to salvage stalled peace deal

War & Conflict

Opposition in South Sudan urges delay to unity government

Opposition leader Machar will not return to Juba without security arrangements, according to an official from his party.

Opposition in South Sudan urges delay to unity government

Opinion

Is political integration in the Horn of Africa possible?

Recent diplomatic initiatives in the Horn are a positive step, but the region needs much more to achieve lasting peace.

Mehari Taddele Maru

by Mehari Taddele Maru

Mehari Taddele Maru

Talk to Al Jazeera

Is oil money fuelling war in South Sudan?

Oil minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth discusses allegations of corruption and the role of oil in South Sudan's future.

Africa

South Sudan violence: UN wants to end culture of impunity

Reports of atrocities in South Sudan despite last year's landmark deal to end the civil war.

Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders visit S Sudan to discuss peace deal

Visit comes amid increasing warnings that a deal signed last year to end South Sudan's civil war is falling apart.

Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders visit S Sudan to discuss peace deal

Africa

Ebola defence: South Sudan steps up border checks

Al Jazeera reports from South Sudan's first line of defence against the latest outbreak.

United Nations

UN identifies South Sudan's mass rapists, killers and torturers

UN draws up list of suspects including army and opposition commanders, two state governors and a county commissioner.

UN identifies South Sudan's mass rapists, killers and torturers