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Delay in forming South Sudan unity government approved

South Sudan’s president and a former rebel leader agreed to delay forming a unity government for 100 days beyond the November 12 deadline, Uganda’s...

Sudan PM in South Sudan to boost peace talks

Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok flew to South Sudan on a two-day visit to cement a new plan for peace talks with rebel groups...

Agreement on South Sudan interim government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed to form a transitional government by mid-November, the country’s information minister said. They...

Another six months to South Sudan unity government

South Sudan’s ruling and opposition parties agreed to six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal signed in...

Support from Sudan from South Sudan

Embattled Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is receiving words of support from unlikely places as he faces protests calling for him to step down. South Sudan...

Kiir, Machar sign peace agreement

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace agreement on the margins of a regional summit in...

Still no signing of South Sudan peace deal

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South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar refused to sign the latest draft of a peace deal with the Juba government to end...

Kiir ready to accept peace deal

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive...

Kiir ready to accept peace deal

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive...

Warring South Sudan parties sign security deal

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South Sudan's government and rebels signed an accord on security arrangements after talks in Khartoum, witnesses said, a step to a power-sharing...

South Sudan and rebels trade attacks with truce due to start

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South Sudanese government forces and rebels launched attacks on each other's positions, both sides said, the day a ceasefire that formed part...

More time needed to bring peace to South Sudan – rebels

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South Sudanese rebels maintain more time is needed to secure lasting peace in the country and it is necessary to address the...

Machar in Ethiopia for talks

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South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Ethiopia on Wednesday for a meeting with President Salva Kiir, part of talks to...

Kiir and Machar to meet on Wednesday

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet his rival and former vice president Riek Machar in Addis Ababa on Wednesday, as part...

South Sudan truce violation sees clashes near Juba

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Clashes broke out near South Sudan's capital Juba between government troops and rebels, officials said, the latest violation of a ceasefire signed...

Food used as weapon of war in South Sudan

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir's government is using food as a weapon of war to target civilians by blocking life-saving aid in...

Renewed fighting in South Sudan

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As fresh fighting looms in South Sudan with the onset of the dry season, there is little chance of peace talks to...

Former South Sudan army chief confined to home

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South Sudan's former army chief is being confined to his home for security reasons, the country's defence minister said. Paul Malong was sacked...

Two wounded as South Sudan rebel groups clash

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Fighting broke out between two rebel groups in South Sudan's southern Equatoria region, a rebel official said, adding another dimension to an...

Western donors freeze support for “obsolete” South Sudan peace deal

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Western donor nations will commit no further resources to support implementation of South Sudan's peace deal until East Africa's leaders find a...

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