Inside Story

Will power-sharing deal bring peace to South Sudan?

Government forces and rival rebels in South Sudan have signed another power-sharing deal.

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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

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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

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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?

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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.

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South Sudan rival leaders to hold new talks amid deep rift

Information minister says president is not willing to form a unity government with his former deputy, Riek Machar.

South Sudan rival leaders to hold new talks amid deep rift

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South Sudan armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace deal

Group says current model for the peace process is 'unrealistic' and'there is no shortcut to peace.'

South Sudan armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace deal

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South Sudan rebel chief meets President Kiir in Ethiopia

Two South Sudanese leaders met for the first time since a peace deal broke down in 2016.

South Sudan rebel chief meets President Kiir in Ethiopia

South Sudan

South Sudan rebel chief in Ethiopia for talks with President Kiir

Two South Sudanese leaders will meet on Wednesday for the first time since a peace deal broke down in 2016.

South Sudan rebel chief in Ethiopia for talks with President Kiir

South Sudan

S Sudan rival leaders to hold first meeting in 2 years

Political rivals have not met face-to-face in two years since Machar fled South Sudan in 2016.

South Sudan's Kiir, Machar to meet in Ethiopian capital

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S Sudan rebel leader to hold talks with President Kiir

Meeting between the two South Sudanese leaders to take place in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa next week.

South Sudan rebel leader Machar to hold talks with President Kiir

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Civilians dead in attack on South Sudan forces

Women, elderly people and police among 25 killed by exiled politician's fighters in oil-rich Unity state, say officials.

Riek Machar's men blamed for deadly South Sudan raid

Opinion

S Sudan not facing 'genocide', but violence is constant

Constant talk of genocide blurs more prevalent forms of violence that are prolonging the bloodshed in the country.

Zachariah Mampilly

by Zachariah Mampilly

Zachariah Mampilly

South Sudan

Starvation threat numbers soar in South Sudan

Up to one million people to join almost five million already facing starvation as civil war spreads to rural areas.