Sudan’s upheaval brings fears for South Sudan’s peace deal

Africa 04/12/19, 04:51

The military overthrow of Sudan's longtime president quickly has raised concerns about whether the upheaval will destabilize neighboring South Sudan's fragile efforts at peace after five years of civil war. Amid the laughter and applause on the streets of South Sudan's ...

7 in South Sudan charged with sabotage and insurgency

Africa 03/25/19, 11:57

Seven people including South Sudanese academic and activist, Peter Biar Ajak, were charged in court Monday with sabotage, insurgency and possession of weapons for allegedly staging an uprising in South Sudan's main national security prison in October. If found guilty ...

South Sudan spends millions on cars, homes instead of peace

Africa 03/21/19, 06:28

South Sudan's committee overseeing the fragile transition from civil war has approved almost $185 million in spending on vehicles, food and home renovations while the country's peace deal suffers from an alleged lack of funds, according to internal documents seen ...

Sexual violence rampant in South Sudan’s Unity area, says UN

Africa 02/15/19, 08:04

Brutal sexual violence committed with "pervasive impunity" and a level of "premeditation" persists in South Sudan's northern region, the United Nations said on Friday.At least 134 women and girls were raped, including some as young as eight, between September and ...

Tense 1st meeting of South Sudan armed leaders since peace

World 11/30/18, 04:03

Stepping out of a helicopter last week, South Sudan armed opposition commander Ashab Khamis came face-to-face with his rival in a crushing five-year civil war, army Gen. Keer Kiir Keer.The meeting, witnessed by The Associated Press, was their first attempt ...

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