The United Nations has demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan, warning the country’s warring political sides it will consider an arms embargo if violations of a ceasefire continue.
A new report from the Sentry claims to offer fresh insights into how South Sudan’s elite is using oil to fund the country’s ongoing civil conflict.
Leaders from nine opposition groups in South Sudan have formed a coalition group in a bid to accelerate the country’s struggling peace process.
United Nations investigators say they have identified more than 40 South Sudanese military officials accused of committing war comes and crimes against humanity.
The Kenyan government has warned citizens against travelling to parts of South Sudan where the worst cases of armed conflicts and ethnic violence have occurred during the last six months.
Half of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency food aid, according to humanitarian group CARE.
More than 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, including 87 girls, the UN has said.
South Sudan has been urged to put an end to its ongoing civil war as a new round of peace talks began in Ethiopia on Monday.
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The United States is imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan with the Trump administration urges the UN and other countries to do the same.
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