The chairperson of the South Sudanese body monitoring the country's implementation of the 2018 peace deal on Thursday urged the Joint Defense Board (JDB) to deploy troops who graduated in August.
Archbishop of Juba Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla said Wednesday that a long-awaited visit by Pope Francis next month will encourage South Sudanese to work towards restoring peace across the country.
Jonglei State officials said they rescued dozens of women and children this week in South Sudan and that the U.N.’s children agency, UNICEF, returned the former abductees to authorities in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area.
Thomas Hushek, top US envoy to South Sudan, says he hopes rivals adhere to cease-fire, ‘resolve remaining issues of conflict’
Thomas Hushek tells VOA the US wants to see the violence end in South Sudan
President Trump expected to sign an executive order that would impose a temporary ban on most refugees and a suspension of visas for citizens of Syria, Sudan, and up to five other Middle Eastern and African countries
Hundreds celebrate South Sudan's fourth birthday in Juba even as fighting continues to rage in other parts of the country.
A South Sudan government spokesman says U.N. sanctions "will not be helpful" while an analyst says they should have targeted President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.
In the latest scandal to hit the South Sudan government, officials are suspected of forging President Salva Kiir's signature and using the presidential seal to get the Central Bank to pay out at least $1 million to them.
A report by the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says some women and girls in Unity state have been burnt alive after being gang-raped.
Seven civilians wounded in weekend attack on compound in Juba, where 35,000 internal refugees have sought shelter from 18 months of fighting
An official and residents of Maridi say at least three people are known to have been killed by gunmen who attacked the town.
Juba optimistic that new format for peace talks will lead to success, but analyst says roadblocks to settlement might be too many
Salva Kiir issues a decree announcing the firings of Interior Minister Aleu Ayienyi Aleu and the caretaker governor of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state
A report by African and European think-tanks and analysts says South Sudan's conflict will cost the country and international community tens of billions of dollars if the violence is allowed to continue.
South Sudan Information Minister Michael Makuei says the United States has shown bias by threatening to impose sanctions on government officials.
Army spokesman, Col. Philip Aguer, says latest clashes, in Jonglei and Unity states, were started by rebels loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar
A 14-year-old boy was seriously wounded when a container packed with ammunition left over from clashes in Unity state, between government and rebel forces, exploded.
South Sudanese officials and wildlife conservationists say poaching has increased since South Sudan plunged into conflict in December 2013.
The accusations that rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar launched attacks in Unity and Upper Nile states come a week after President Salva Kiir and Machar signed a power-sharing deal