The leader of South Sudan’s main opposition group Riek Machar has called for another six-month delay on implementing a unity government in another setback to the country’s peace process.
The United Nations is calling upon South Sudan’s leaders to speed up action on the country’s tentative peace deal.
Technology firms in South Sudan have launched the country’s first mobile money service.
South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Deng Gai told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday that his country is “heading towards lasting peace and stability.”
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called upon authorities in South Sudan to release six airport officials who have been detained without trial since November 2018.
South Sudan’s government has offered to mediate negotiation between Sudan’s ruling military council and opposition protesters.
A record number of people in South Sudan are facing severe hunger, according to a joint report from the government and multiple United Nations agencies.
South Sudan has criticised the United Nations Security Council’s decision to renew sanctions against the country for another year.
The United Nations (UN) has extended sanctions against South Sudan, including an arms embargo, for another year.
The government of Japan and the World Health Organization (WHO) have donated six ambulances to South Sudan.