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Nine killed in renewed fighting in South Sudan

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At least nine people were killed in South Sudan over the weekend in renewed clashes between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir...

Kiir names new vice president for South Sudan

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir replaced his vice president and rival Riek Machar on Monday, a move that could potentially undermine last...

Split in South Sudan opposition threatens more turmoil

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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

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

South Sudan leaders order ceasefire as civil war fears grow

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South Sudan's president and vice president ordered their loyalists to cease hostilities on Monday after days of fighting threatened to plunge the...

Heavy fighting in South Sudan, risk of civil war returning

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Heavy fighting involving tanks and helicopters raged in South Sudan on Monday between troops loyal to the president and those backing the...

Fighting flares again in South Sudan capital after U.N. demand for...

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Heavy fighting erupted again in South Sudan's capital on Monday a day after the U.N. Security Council told rivals President Salva Kiir...

Zuma calls for calm in South Sudan as more than 270...

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South African president Jacob Zuma at the weekend expressed "great concern" about the re-escalation of violence in South Sudan, which according to...

U.S. accuses South Sudan sides of blocking peace, warns over support

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Washington accused both sides in South Sudan's two-year conflict of blocking peace efforts and protested, rebels said, by pulling funding for a...

U.N. chief urges rival South Sudan leaders to form government soon

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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the leaders of war-torn South Sudan to form a transitional government quickly and roll out...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...