South Sudan President Salva Kiir has dissolved parliament, the latest move in line with the country’s peace process.
The EU has announced a new funding package worth €43.5 ($51 million) to help South Sudan deal with one of the worst food shortages in its history.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says South Sudan’s government reshuffle emboldens rights abusers in the country by promoting a top official accused of ongoing human rights abuses.
The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says the country’s peace process is “itching forward” albeit “frustratingly slowly”.
The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has appealed for the international community to remain focused on the country’s crisis as a tentative peace process continues to falter.
Four soldiers have been killed in a clash near the shared border between South Sudan and Uganda with both countries losing two soldiers each.
Residents living near South Suda’s Palouch and Melut oil fields in Upper Nile state are protesting against the environmental and health damage caused by the two facilities.
At least 80 people were killed over the weekend in South Sudan’s Warrap state during clashes between soldiers and civilians.
A group of armed men believed to be from South Sudan’s Greater Pibor Administrative Area stormed a village in Bor County on Monday, killing more than a dozen civilians.
The United Nations says two aid workers and four other people were killed by a group of armed attackers in South Sudan earlier this week.