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Split in South Sudan opposition threatens more turmoil

A rift appeared in one of South Sudan's two main rival groups on Friday, raising the prospect of further turmoil after months...

South Sudan president asks vice president to return

South Sudan's president wants his vice president to return to the capital to try to salvage a peace agreement jeopardised by fighting...

US seeks to reassure South Sudan on troops sent to Juba

The United States is not taking any offensive military actions with the goal of destabilising South Sudan and is only sending a...

South Sudan vice president leaves Juba, not seeking war

South Sudan's vice president has withdrawn with his troops to outside of Juba but is not planning for war, his spokesman said...

Shooting in South Sudan capital Juba – residents

Sporadic gunfire was heard in South Sudan's capital Juba late Thursday evening and military vehicles were blocking some roads, residents and a...

EU imposes sanctions on South Sudanese military leaders

The European Union on Thursday imposed travel bans and asset freezes on two South Sudanese military leaders it said were violating ceasefire...

Gunfire erupts in army base in South Sudan capital

Gunfire erupted inside the main military barracks in the South Sudanese capital Juba on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said, in an apparent...

South Sudan rebels say seize oil-producing state capital

South Sudanese rebels said they had taken control of the capital of oil-producing Upper Nile state on Tuesday, in the first fighting...

Gunfire in Juba, peace talks delayed

Gunshots rang out in South Sudan's capital Juba for about an hour on Sunday as peace talks between rebels and the government...

South Sudan says arrests 10, hunts ex-VP over foiled coup

South Sudan said on Tuesday it had arrested 10 senior political figures and was hunting for its ex-vice president, accusing him of...


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...