Africa

South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years

Ex-vice president Riek Machar returned for the first time since 2016 to take part in a peace ceremony.

South Sudan

South Sudan: Riek Machar to return to Juba for peace ceremony

Machar fled South Sudan's capital two years ago under a hail of gunfire when an earlier peace deal collapsed.

South Sudan: Riek Machar to return to Juba for peace ceremony

South Sudan

Child soldiers of South Sudan

In South Sudan there are still 19,000 children in armed forces, with boys trained to fight and girls taken as 'wives'.

Child soldiers of South Sudan

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Sudan: From troublemaker to peacemaker?

Sudan's Foreign Minister Al Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed on human rights, South Sudan peace and the war in Yemen.

Africa

Surgeon serving 200,000 in South Sudan wins UN refugee award

Evan Atar Adaha is the only head surgeon who provides health services to locals and refugees in the country’s northeastern region.

South Sudan

Rights group accuses South Sudan of 'war crimes'

Witnesses say soldiers and militiamen targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, and killing male infants.

Rights group accuses South Sudan of 'war crimes'

Africa

South Sudan war crimes: UN calling for forming hybrid court

After the peace deal, the UN is calling for a hybrid court to address the ethnic cleansing, sexual violence and use of child soldiers expected in a report from its human rights arm later on Monday.

Africa

Millions in South Sudan surviving on food aid

Aid organisations say the fighting makes reaching those in need difficult.

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