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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.

Africa

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

Africa

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

South Sudan

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

Politics

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

Africa

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.

South Sudan

Dozen killed in South Sudan clashes

Fighting reportedly erupted between military forces and fighters loyal to former vice president Machar in Unity State.

Dozen killed in South Sudan clashes

South Sudan

Fears after Kenya deports South Sudan rebel spokesman

UN says sending the registered refugee back to home country where he faces risk of abuse breaches international law.

Fears after Kenya deports South Sudan rebel spokesman

South Sudan

S Sudan leaders 'get rich' as nation suffers during war

New report says President Salva Kiir, his rival Riek Machar and their allies have amassed great wealth amid conflict.

South Sudan

UN panel blames South Sudan leaders for Juba violence

Fighting that killed more than 300 people and forced opposition head to flee directed at top military level, UN says.

UN panel blames South Sudan leaders for Juba violence