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

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.

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

Africa

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

Salva Kiir

South Sudan requests to join Arab League

Egypt's foreign minister visited South Sudan's president in Juba.

South Sudan requests to join Arab League

South Sudan

UN report: South Sudan destruction 'defies description'

More than 40 South Sudanese officials may be guilty of crimes against humanity, the UN says.

South Sudan officials may be guilty of war crimes: UN report

Salva Kiir

South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum to discuss borders

President Salva Kiir's visit to Sudan is aimed at resolving border disputes, oil revenues, and security issues.

South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum to discuss borders