Sexual violence has become so common in South Sudan that mothers in the country are teaching their daughters how to survive being raped, according to Yasmin Sooka, chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights.
South Sudan on Thursday announced a deal with Sudan to repair a number of oil facilities destroyed by conflict in a bid to boost oil production.
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.
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.
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.
A UN official has accused Kenya and Uganda of fuelling South Sudan’s ongoing civil conflict.
South Sudanese citizens are fleeing to the Democratic Republic of Congo amid the latest clashes between government troops and rebel forces.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has promised his government will comply with the country’s ceasefire and do everything it can to establish peace in 2018.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is arresting anyone suspected of being a South Sudanese rebel fighters as refugees from the neighbouring country pour in.