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

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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

Middle East

South Sudan: Fighting continues despite peace deal

Some groups that did not sign the peace deal continue to fight against the government forces.

Africa

What you need to know about Africa's refugees

The second largest number of refugees in the world are in sub-Saharan Africa with almost 6.6 million displaced people.

What you need to know about Africa's refugees

Uganda

Uganda seizes 750 pieces of ivory being smuggled from South Sudan

Ugandan tax authority estimates at least 325 elephants would have been killed to acquire the ivory.

Uganda seizes 750 pieces of ivory being smuggled from South Sudan

Sudan

Sudan protests spread as death toll rises to 29

'Larger than ever' demonstrations hit Khartoum and other cities as month-long protests claim another life.

Sudan protests spread as death toll rises to 29

South Sudan

In South Sudan, stigma and underfunding plague mental health care

Only three psychiatrists practice in war-torn South Sudan, where many people believe in supernatural possession.

In South Sudan, stigma and underfunding plague mental health care

South Sudan

Being a journalist in South Sudan

Practitioners recount experiences covering political, corruption and human rights stories in world's youngest country.

Being a journalist in South Sudan

Middle East

South Sudan refugees sceptical of new peace deal

Refugees from South Sudan's civil war want to return home, but say that they have seen peace deals fall apart before.