Nigeria Breweries’ Gulder and Maltina have jointly boosted the ongoing Africa Individual Chess Championships (male and female) in Lagos, which started last weekend. The competition, which will run to September 28
South Sudan's leaders announced Thursday that the country's post-war transitional government would remain in power two years beyond an agreed deadline, in a move foreign partners warned lacked legitimacy.
The Joint United Nations Programme on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (UNAIDS), yesterday, warned that millions of lives were at risk, as a move to control the disease falters.
At least 72 civilians were killed over a seven-week period in a single county in South Sudan, with some beheaded and others burned alive, as interethnic violence roils the oil-rich region, the United Nations said on Monday.
More than 70 percent of South Sudan's population will face extreme hunger this year as conflict and climate-related disasters deepen food scarcity, the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) warned Friday.
21 Sep 2021
Heavy flooding has affected and displaced about 426,000 people in South Sudan, including 185,000 children, as overflowing rivers deluged homes and farms in the impoverished country, the UN's emergency-response agency said on Tuesday.
30 Aug 2021
Security forces patrolled South Sudan's capital Juba on Monday and many shops were shut as the authorities warned of a tough crackdown against anyone planning to join a planned protest against the government.
12 Aug 2021
South Sudanese Vice President Riek Machar's movement suffered a fresh blow Thursday as his deputy quit to join a rival military faction, following deadly clashes between the two sides.
9 Aug 2021
Regional African body IGAD said it planned to hold emergency talks on Monday to discuss the situation in South Sudan after deadly fighting between rival factions of Vice President Riek Machar's party.
4 Aug 2021
South Sudan's vice president Riek Machar has been ousted as head of his party and its armed forces, say rival leaders who accused the rebel-turned-politician of no longer representing their interests.
9 Jul 2021
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir pledged Friday he would not return the country to war, in a speech marking 10 troubled years of independence.
8 Jul 2021
South Sudan will mark 10 years of independence on Friday with little fanfare as the troubled country battles economic chaos and a desperate hunger crisis after a bloody civil war.