Nigeria, Liberia, 10 others at risk of public safety, health, food security - Report
Nigerians have been listed as part of the 1.05 billion people globally, who are at the risk of suffering from public safety, health,
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’s Machar calls for delay to unity government as peace efforts stall
South Sudan’s main opposition accused the government on Wednesday of failing to push through a peace deal and called for a six-month delay in the formation of a unity administration.
Sudan agrees to aid, ceasefire, in peace talks with rebels
Sudan's government agreed Monday to allow humanitarian relief to war-torn parts of the country and renewed a ceasefire pact with major rebel groups at peace talks in South Sudan.
Global index finds climate change driving ‘alarming’ hunger levels
Central African Republic topped an annual world hunger index on Tuesday as aid agencies warned that climate change was making it increasingly hard to feed the world. Aid agency Concern Worldwide, which co-compiles the Global Hunger Index, said progress towards a 2030 zero hunger target agreed by world leaders was “under threat or is being reversed”.
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.
South Sudan says renegotiating oil deal with Sudan
South Sudan said Monday it was renegotiating an oil deal with Khartoum, as it will not meet a December deadline to finish paying $3 billion (2.7 billion euros) agreed as compensation for the oil-rich nation's 2011 secession.
Sudan, South Sudan leaders vow to seek peace in their troubled nations
War is "no longer an option" for Sudan and South Sudan, their leaders agreed Thursday during talks which focused on border disputes and the oil trade, but also resolving protracted conflicts in both nations.