South Sudan

 
South Sudan's crisis is complex, but there's a way out of war and fragility
South Sudan's crisis is complex, but there's a way out of war and fragility
South Sudan has faced significant challenges since civil war broke out in December 2013. The...
Could this country be among the world's best for refugees?
Could this country be among the world's best for refugees?
A heady mix of Afrobeat and traditional South Sudanese folk music hangs over the jumbled stalls and makeshift corrugated iron shops that form the...
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar 'under house arrest' in Pretoria, says source
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar 'under house arrest' in Pretoria, says source
South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar, who fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo in August after fierce fighting, is being held in South...
South Sudan is bleeding itself dry
South Sudan is bleeding itself dry
When Saba Alfred Jamal was eight years old, a drunken relative accidentally shot him in the leg. 
The UN mission can't keep the peace in Juba's civil war runs along ethnic lines
The UN mission can't keep the peace in Juba's civil war runs along ethnic lines
Since fighting began in December 2013, civilian casualties have been a consistent feature of the South Sudanese civil war. A peace agreement signed...
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
Amid the return of conflict in South Sudan, media veteran and former BBC correspondent Alfred Taban was arrested on July 16 by National Security...
​Rains and conflict will make bids to control
South Sudan's cholera outbreak harder
​Rains and conflict will make bids to control South Sudan's cholera outbreak harder
In the wake of renewed violence and insecurity, South Sudan is now also facing a cholera outbreak. But many aid agencies are working with diminished staff and supplies, which could severely hamper efforts to control the epidemic....
[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
[Slideshow]South Sudan desperate for clean water
More than 1000 people in Juba got cholera last year. Almost 50 died. Could a new water plant help?
Juba's water vendors make a living, but it's a cut-throat business
Juba's water vendors make a living, but it's a cut-throat business
Sebit Daniel (26) is in a hurry. There is fierce competition to supply the tanker trucks lined up on the banks of the Nile in Juba, the capital of...
Desperate water crisis in South Sudan
Desperate water crisis in South Sudan
Martha Nyimun, 35, wipes the sweat from her brow. She’s breathing heavily but doesn’t slow down. 
Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation
Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation
Former president Thabo Mbeki said South Sudan urgently needed to resolve issues standing in the way of the country moving towards national...
[Video]Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about
[Video]Kala azar: The killer disease nobody knows about
Kala azar is endemic in parts of South Sudan and affects mostly the poor and disenfranchised. A simple jab could control it, but not in this country.

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