Fresh violence in South Sudan threatens to compromise the country’s struggling peace process.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says thousands of people in eastern South Sudan are fleeing violence despite growing optimism over the country’s peace process.
South Sudan’s rival leaders have formed a transitional coalition government in their latest effort to implement lasting peace after years of civil war.
Swarms of desert locusts that are already destroying swathes of crops across East Africa have now reached crisis-stricken South Sudan.
A renowned academic in South Sudan has been suspended over the publication of an opinion piece on the issue of states and their boundaries in the country.
The United Nations has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children abducted by South Sudan’s leading opposition group.
Somalia has been named as the world’s most corrupt country in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).
The United States government has placed sanctions on South Sudan Vice President Taban Deng Gai over alleged human rights abuses.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the release of a number of prisoners following the inspection of an inmate facility in Juba.
An oil pipeline break in South Sudan is causing environmental damage and health problem, just two months after the rupture of another pipeline in the same region.