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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...

Vatican retreat as peace deal falters

The Vatican brought together South Sudanese leaders for 24 hours of prayer and preaching in a last ditch attempt to heal divisions a month...

Pope to host South Sudan leaders

Pope Francis will host South Sudan leaders at the Vatican next week to help solidify a faltering peace agreement to end the civil war...

Three, including a lawmaker, killed in South Sudan ambush

A South Sudanese lawmaker and two security personnel died in an ambush in the north-east of the country returning from a peace mission, a...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...