JUBA, South Sudan | South Sudan’s hunger is growing, despite 5 months of peace

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Five months into South Sudan’s fragile peace, 1.5 million people are…

United States | Joint Statement on Escalating Conflict in South Sudan

United States – The text of the following statement was issued jointly by the Governments of…

United States | The United States Sanctions Three Individuals for Threatening Peace in South Sudan

United States – Today, the United States imposed sanctions on three individuals for their roles in…

NHIALDIU, South Sudan | At scene of South Sudan mass rape, ‘no one could hear me’

NHIALDIU, South Sudan — Shock and outrage followed when Doctors Without Borders announced that 125 women…

JUBA, South Sudan | 125 women, girls raped, whipped and clubbed in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — One hundred and twenty-five women and girls have been raped, whipped and…

JOHANNESBURG | Uganda diverted weapons to South Sudan despite arms embargo

JOHANNESBURG  — A key broker of the latest deal to end South Sudan’s civil war diverted…

JUBA, South Sudan | South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar returns to capital as part of peace accord to end civil war

JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar returns to capital as part of…

JUBA, South Sudan | Report says nearly 400,000 ‘excess deaths’ in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — A new report estimates that South Sudan’s civil war has caused nearly…

JUBA, South Sudan | UN condemns ‘direct attack’ on peacekeepers in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — The United Nations is condemning a “direct attack” on its peacekeeping mission…

JUBA, South Sudan | Fighting breaks out in South Sudan 2 days after peace deal

JUBA, South Sudan — Fighting has broken out in South Sudan two days after the warring…

JUBA, South Sudan | 18 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — A commercial plane crashed into a lake in South Sudan on Sunday…

JUBA, South Sudan | 21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — An overloaded commercial plane crashed into a lake in South Sudan on…

JUBA, South Sudan | 17 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — A local official says 17 people are dead after their aircraft crashed…

JUBA, South Sudan | 17 people killed when aircraft crashes into lake in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan  — 17 people killed when aircraft crashes into lake in South Sudan. By Associated…

JUBA, South Sudan | Verdict due for South Sudan soldiers accused of murder, rape

JUBA, South Sudan  — The verdict and sentencing for 11 South Sudan soldiers accused of gang…

JUBA, South Sudan | South Sudan accused of killings, torture, squalor in jails

JUBA, South Sudan  — Amnesty International says hundreds of people detained in South Sudan have faced…

JUBA, South Sudan | Oil-rich South Sudan to resume production in war-hit region

JUBA, South Sudan  — Emboldened by a new peace deal, civil war-torn South Sudan says it…

JUBA, South Sudan | South Sudan’s opposition refuses to sign final peace deal

JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan’s opposition parties have rejected what was supposed to be the…

U.S. Department of State News: Troika Statement on South Sudan Peace Talks

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The text of the following statement…

LONDON | Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes

LONDON — Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed…

BARCELONA, Spain | South Sudan lawmakers extend president’s term until 2021

BARCELONA, Spain  — South Sudan’s parliament on Thursday approved extending President Salva Kiir’s term until 2021,…

JOHANNESBURG | Gang-rapes, lynchings: UN tallies latest South Sudan abuses

JOHANNESBURG — A new United Nations report says South Sudan government troops and allied fighters killed…

United Nations News: South Sudan, ‘Horrific acts’ by government may constitute ‘war crimes’ says UN, demanding justice

UNITED NATIONS – The UN human rights office, OHCHR, issued a report on Tuesday, noting the…

U.S. Department of State News: South Sudan National Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On behalf of the Government…

DUBLIN  | South Sudan’s latest cease-fire is violated within hours

DUBLIN — South Sudan government troops violated the country’s latest cease-fire just hours after it began…

JUBA, South Sudan | In South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd brings spirit of #MeToo

JUBA, South Sudan — In her first visit to civil war-torn South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd…

U.S. Department of State News: South Sudan: Travel Advisory Remains Level 4 – Do Not Travel

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The Department of State renewed…

JUBA, South Sudan | UN peacekeeper from Bangladesh killed in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A United Nations peacekeeper was killed on Tuesday in South Sudan…

JUBA, South Sudan | South Sudan’s rival leaders meeting again in Sudan for talks

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir met again with rival Riek Machar…

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  | South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects Machar

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  — The latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s civil war has failed as…