The Red Cross has halted aid operations across a third of South Sudan after gunmen killed one of its staff members.
A group of South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing one man have appeared in front of a military court in Juba.
The UN on Friday accused South Sudanese soldiers of killing over 100 civilians and other atrocities that may constitute war crimes during the second half of last year.
The political landscape in South Sudan is always subject to change, but there’s one constant: conflict. The country’s brief six-year history as an independent state has been turbulent, to say the least. After gaining independence from Sudan in 2011, the
South Sudan President Salva Kirr made several changes to the country’s army on Monday night – including major leadership changes.
A new rebel group in South Sudan, claiming to consist of more than 30,000 fighters, is threatening to overthrow President Salva Kiir.
South Sudan’s main rebel group is threatening to end oil production in the country, after releasing three foreign oil workers who were kidnapped earlier this month.
A confidential report from the United Nations accuses Israel of fuelling the civil war in South Sudan, according to reports.
South Sudan’s Information Minister has denied rumours that the country’s president has died.
A South Sudanese journalist and human right activist is on the run from security forces after being accused of providing information for a recent Sentry Report that revealed war profiteering by the country’s leaders.