South Sudan rivals face fresh feud over control of states
South Sudan's main rivals were at loggerheads Friday over who will control the country's 10 internal states, an issue that analysts and diplomats worried could jeopardise a power-sharing deal reached earlier this year.
South Sudan's Kiir, Machar agree to form unity government on Saturday
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed Thursday to form a unity government on Saturday, a long-delayed step towards ending six years of war.
South Sudan's Kiir returns home as diplomats call for urgent compromise
President Salva Kiir returned Wednesday from talks on South Sudan's future to organised crowds calling him a hero, as diplomats warned time was short to strike a deal for peace.
South Sudan talks fail to end impasse over state boundaries:
The latest round of peace talks between South Sudan's two rival leaders has failed to strike a deal on the vital issue of internal boundaries, mediators said on Friday.
South Sudan rivals agree to form unity government by deadline: president
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar agreed Tuesday to form a unity government by a February deadline, as they face international censure over faltering peace talks.
South Sudan's Kiir vows to honour peace deal army funding
South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Friday said a new delay to set up a power-sharing government was "endurable" as he vowed to honour a peace deal funding pledge for a unified army.
South Sudan rebel leader in Juba for talks as peace deal falters
South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Saturday in a bid to salvage a peace deal with less than a month to go until he is to form a government with President Salva Kiir.
South Sudan says will host peace talks between Sudan and rebels
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok will attend peace talks in the South Sudan capital Monday with rebel leaders from several Sudanese states, said official sources in Juba. "Tomorrow's meeting is to mark the launching of Sudan's peace talks," Ateny Wek Ateny, spokesman for South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, told AFP Sunday.