Africa

Riek Machar back in S Sudan for rare talks with President Kiir

Meeting in South Sudan capital raises expectations for the implementation of stalled peace agreement.

Riek Machar back in S Sudan for rare talks with President Kiir

South Sudan

Opposition in South Sudan urges delay to unity government

Opposition leader Machar will not return to Juba without security arrangements, according to an official from his party.

Opposition in South Sudan urges delay to unity government

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.

South Sudan

South Sudan: Riek Machar to return to Juba for peace ceremony

Machar fled South Sudan's capital two years ago under a hail of gunfire when an earlier peace deal collapsed.

South Sudan: Riek Machar to return to Juba for peace ceremony

South Sudan

South Sudan president signs peace deal with rebel leader

Agreement reinstates rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, formally ending five years of bloody civil war.

South Sudan president signs peace deal with rebel leader

South Sudan

South Sudan court jails 10 soldiers for rape and murder

Court hands sentences ranging from seven years to life for raping aid workers and killing a local journalist.

South Sudan court jails 10 soldiers for rape and murder

Opinion

In South Sudan, moderation in pursuit of justice can be a virtue

But the complete removal of accountability and justice from the agenda is not the answer.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

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.

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

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