UN fears 'outright ethnic war' in South Sudan
The UN's special adviser on preventing genocide, Adama Dieng, said Friday he feared an escalation of ethnic violence in South Sudan which unless stopped, could trigger genocide.
At least 60 killed as fighting surges in South Sudan
At least 56 rebels and four government troops were killed in heavy weekend clashes in northeastern South Sudan, in a worrying surge of violence in the world's youngest nation.
South Sudan ex-VP Machar discharged from Khartoum hospital
South Sudan's former rebel leader Riek Machar has been discharged from hospital in Khartoum after being treated for a swollen leg, his aides told AFP on Friday.
South Sudan ex-VP Machar in Khartoum for 'medical treatment'
South Sudan's former rebel leader Riek Machar has arrived in Khartoum for "medical treatment," the Sudanese government said Tuesday, after he escaped to the Democratic Republic of Congo following deadly clashes last month.
Riek Machar leaves South Sudan for 'safe' country
South Sudan's former rebel leader and ex-vice president Riek Machar has left the country following violent clashes last month and is now in a "safe" country in the region, his aides said.
New South Sudan VP says Machar's time has passed
South Sudan's new vice president warned Wednesday that his predecessor and former friend Riek Machar should stay out of politics to allow peace.
South Sudan violence tops African Union summit agenda
Renewed fighting in South Sudan that has claimed more than 300 lives dominated discussions at an African Union summit that opened Sunday in the Rwandan capital Kigali.
At least 300 killed in latest South Sudan violence
At least 300 people have been killed in four days of intense gunbattles in the capital of South Sudan and 42,000 have fled the city, the UN said Friday.