South Sudan plane crash toll rises to 20
A total of 20 people died when a plane crashed in South Sudan with an Anglican bishop and four foreigners among the dead, officials said Monday, a day after the deadly accident.
South Sudan rebel chief Machar refuses to sign peace deal
South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar on Tuesday refused to sign a final peace deal with the government that aims to end a brutal civil war, a Sudanese mediator said.
UN set to impose arms embargo on South Sudan
The UN Security Council will vote Friday on imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions on two military officials after the latest diplomatic efforts failed to end nearly five years of war.
South Sudan rebels reject peace deal reinstating Machar
South Sudan rebels on Monday rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the strong power base of the country’s president.
War-torn South Sudan debates bill on extending president's term
South Sudan’s main opposition group on Wednesday rejected plans to extend President Salva Kiir’s tenure by another three years.
South Sudan foes agree 'permanent' ceasefire within 72 hours
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and arch-foe Riek Machar agreed Wednesday to a "permanent" ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours, raising hopes of a deal to end their country's devastating war.
South Sudan's Kiir, Machar to meet on Wednesday in Addis Ababa
South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet with rebel leader Riek Machar in Ethiopia's capital on Wednesday in their first face-to-face in nearly two years, an Ethiopian official said Tuesday.
Nigeria on path of Somalia, South Sudan, Mali, ex-editor insists
Former General Manager, Plateau Publishing Corporation, Mr. Jonathan Ishaku, yesterday said Nigeria had crossed the “threshold into the unenviable company of fragile states of Somalia, Mali and South Sudan portraying the nation as a failed state.” The one-time Editor of the defunct Champion Newspapers, while speaking at the maiden colloquium of the state council of…
The Wife-Stealing Ceremony In South Sudan's Latuka Tribe
If you pay a trip to South Sudan and visit the Eastern part of the landlocked country in East Africa, you’ll likely come across the Latuka tribe. They’re a small ethnic group living in mountains and settlements. The people of Latuka, or Otuho as they’re commonly referred to, are predominantly farmers keeping large herds of…