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.

Africa

'If you have issue with my colour, don't be around me'

In the world's youngest country, skin whitening and the issue of colourism is linked to a complex history.

South Sudan, a nation embracing its identity through its skin

Podcast

Colourism in South Sudan

On The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss skin bleaching in the country.

Colourism in South Sudan

South Sudan

South Sudan: Over 150 women, girls 'raped in 12 days'

Armed men, many in uniform, carried out the attacks near the northern city of Bentiu, according to the UN aid agencies.

South Sudan: UN says over 150 women, girls raped in 12 days

Mental health

Healing trauma in South Sudan through mental health programmes

Trauma caused by years of conflict remain largely untreated with lack of mental care in South Sudan.

Healing trauma in South Sudan through mental health programmes

Business & Economy

South Sudan seeks to revive oil production

Every barrel produced is vital to Africa's youngest nation wracked by civil war, as oil provides nearly all of its GDP.

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.