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And only two of the country’s five vice-presidents have not had the virus

Lifting the arms embargo on South Sudan would be a disgrace

Later this month, the UN Security Council will vote on whether to lift the arms embargo on South Sudan. Doing so would be a terrible mistake

After disastrous Zuma years, Ramaphosa must provide foreign policy clarity

For a country that is guided by ubuntu, South Africa has a record of embarrassing international blunders

Not the Nobel Prize: Giving war criminals the attention they deserve

A new ‘award’, Spoilers of Peace, is designed to name and shame those people preventing peace in South Sudan

More than 100 civilians killed in fresh S. Sudan violence, UN says

At least 104 people had been killed in attacks on villages in the southern region, the United Nations said on Wednesday

Kiir urges rival Machar to return to South Sudan

President Salva Kiir urges rebel chief Riek Machar to return to Juba during speech to parliament

South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal

​South Sudan's warring parties will hold talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday, in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal

South Sudan’s bid to build a new army is troubled

Factors such as the militia and ethnic loyalties may prevent the formation of a united defence force

Hope, scepticism as warring South Sudan leaders sign peace deal

Hopes are high that the agreement will end the war which has cost the lives of tens of thousands of people

Riek Machar’s lonely  ’exile’ in SA

The South Sudanese leader is stateless and cut off from friends and family

South Sudan’s crisis is complex, but there’s a way out of war and fragility

South Sudan has a huge challenge ahead to achieve and maintain peace.

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar ‘under house arrest’ in Pretoria, says source

A well-connected regional political consultant said Machar was being kept 'basically under house arrest' near Pretoria with his movements restricted.

Mbeki comments on the South Sudan crisis, urges reconciliation

Former president Thabo Mbeki was the African Union’s chief mediator in the conflict in Sudan that led to the creation of South Sudan in 2011.

South Sudan deal must sow seeds of peace, says UN

South Sudan's president Salva Kiir has signed a deal, saying he did so with "serious reservations", to end a conflict with rebels.

South Sudan: No peace while president in power, says rebel leader

Riek Machar, leader of South Sudan's rebels, warned the country's civil war would continue as long as President Salva Kiir remained in power.

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