At least 80 people killed during ethnic clashes in South Sudan
At least 80 people were killed during ethnic clashes in the volatile nation of South Sudan, an official said on Monday.
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 says no compromise to end peace deal deadlock
South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Friday dismissed international calls for compromise with his foes to break a deadlock that threatens a ceasefire in their six year 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 seek to break deadlock ahead of unity govt
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar held fresh talks Wednesday in a bid to break a deadlock over states and internal borders in the troubled country, in order to form a unity government next month.
ICRC facilitates release of 23 people held by rebel group
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), on Thursday said it had facilitated the release of 23 people previously held by a rebel group in South Sudan. ICRC said in a statement issued in Juba that it received a request from the National Salvation Front (NAS), an armed group active in the Equatorial region,…
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.
Four killed in Ugandan clashes
Four people have died in northern Ugandan clashes between local inhabitants and South Sudanese refugees, the UN refugee agency said Friday.