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Sudan, South Sudan rebel ceasefire extended

Sudanese and South Sudanese officials agreed with the leader of an alliance of armed factions operating along their joint border to extend a ceasefire...

South Sudan rebels claim they killed eight soldiers

A South Sudanese rebel group said it killed eight soldiers in the south of the country, underlining the fragility of the oil-rich east African...

UN peacekeeper one of seven killed in Sudan border shooting

Unknown gunmen killed a UN peacekeeper and six civilians in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan, the regional governor said. “Unknown gunmen...

Top economist jailed in South Sudan

A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media...

New South Sudan deal with US lobby firm

South Sudan signed a second contract with a US lobbying firm, after cancelling an earlier deal with the same company that drew criticism from...

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...

South Sudan denies kidnapping, executions

South Sudan rejects UN allegations its security services kidnapped two prominent government critics exiled in Kenya, flew them to Juba and days later executed...

US lobbyists to work for South Sudan

South Sudan hired US lobbyists to help reverse US sanctions and stop the establishment of a court to prosecute war crimes, a document showed...

Port Sudan protests disrupt South Sudan oil exports

South Sudan’s oil exports were disrupted after oil workers in Port Sudan in neighbouring Sudan went on strike and joined widespread anti-government protests, a...

Pope kisses South Sudan leaders’ feet

Pope Francis, in a dramatic gesture after a retreat at the Vatican, knelt to kiss the feet of South Sudan’s previously warring leaders as...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...