An outbreak of fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan's oil-producing north left at least 25 people dead, a state official said on Tuesday.
South Sudan’s parliament has passed its 2017/2018 budget but, after four years of war, acknowledged it does not know where much of the funding will come from.
A United States citizen working in South Sudan as a freelance journalist was among 19 people killed on Saturday during fighting between government troops and rebels in Yei River state, the rebels and the military said.
A 5-year-old girl has been killed in South Sudan when a World Food Program-contracted aircraft struck a house while attempting to land in bad weather in the capital, Juba.
More than one million South Sudanese have fled violence in their country and entered Uganda as refugees according to the UN.
South Sudan's rebel forces have reclaimed their stronghold of Pagak, less than a week after being pushed out of the town by government forces, Colonel Lam Paul Gabriel, deputy spokesperson for the opposition IO, told the Associated Press.
Heavy fighting erupted on Friday in the South Sudanese town of Pagak near the border with Ethiopia when rebels launched an offensive against government forces, the rebels said.
The head of South Sudan's UN mission announced on Tuesday the long-awaited arrival of troops from a regional force meant to patrol roads and quell violence in the war-ravaged country.
Sudan is planning to split a camp housing tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees into three separate units after a wave of violence, a minister said Sunday. A group of youths went on a rampage this week at the Al Waral camp in Sudan's…
At least four people were killed by unknown gunmen on the main road between South Sudan's capital and the Uganda border on Wednesday, an army spokesperson said. The deadly attack was the latest on the dangerous yet busy highway that ferries…