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Politics

South Sudan's rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement

Once the final deal is signed, the foes will have three months to form a transitional government.

South Sudan's rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement

Africa

South Sudan rivals sign new power-sharing deal

The preliminary power-sharing deal will be followed by a final one on August 5 to end the country's civil war.

South Sudan rivals sign new power-sharing deal

Africa

South Sudan's internally displaced create own system of justice

While peace and justice stalls, South Sudan's internally displaced are finding their own solutions.

South Sudan's internally displaced create own system of justice

South Sudan

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

South Sudan has been at war since 2013, when President Salva Kiir accused then-deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup.

South Sudan

South Sudan president, rebels disagree over mandate extension

Parliament votes to extend the tenure of President Salva Kiir until 2021, a move opposition dubbed illegal.

South Sudan president, rebels disagree over mandate extension

Africa

UN demands justice for 'revolting' South Sudan attacks

Over 230 civilians killed and 120 women and girls raped by South Sudan government troops and aligned forces, UN says.

South Sudan troops, allies killed hundreds in recent attacks: UN

South Sudan

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games.

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

Africa

Reuniting displaced South Sudanese children with their families

Thousands of children separated from their families as they fled the violence in South Sudan are still waiting to be reunited with them.

Africa

South Sudan's Machar set to be 'reinstated as vice president'

Rebel leader is to return to his position as one of the country's four vice presidents, Sudan's foreign minister says.

South Sudan's Machar set to be 'reinstated as vice president'

Africa

South Sudan rivals reach new security arrangement deal

Government and rebel representatives are expected to sign a new power-sharing agreement in Uganda on Saturday.

South Sudan rivals reach new security arrangement deal

Opinion

Why is Omar al-Bashir mediating South Sudan peace talks?

A peace deal in South Sudan will benefit the Sudanese president in more than one way.

Ahmed H Adam

by Ahmed H Adam

Ahmed H Adam

Africa

South Sudan opposition rejects plans to extend Kiir's tenure

Riek Machar's group says extending Salva Kiir's term until 2021 undermines peace talks with opposition forces.

South Sudan opposition rejects plans to extend Kiir's tenure

South Sudan

South Sudan ceasefire violated hours after taking effect

South Sudan's government and armed opposition trade blame as 'permanent' ceasefire is violated within hours.

South Sudan ceasefire violated hours after taking effect

Africa

What next for South Sudan's peace agreement?

Agreement provides a transitional unity government within four months which will govern the country for 36 months.

What next for South Sudan's peace agreement?

Africa

South Sudan rivals agree to ceasefire

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar sign deal that will take effect within 72 hours.