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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

‘The UN didn’t do anything wrong’: Peacekeepers in South Sudan respond to Covid-19 criticism

The international organisation has been on the receiving end of bitter criticism since South Sudan’s first case of Covid-19 was confirmed to be a UN staffer

South Africa can reclaim its role as a diplomatic powerhouse in Africa

Pretoria can make a real difference in helping to solve conflicts and other issues in Burundi, the DRC, South Sudan and Zimbabwe

South Sudan’s guns silent – for now

They’ll roar again unless there’s justice for atrocities and the armed forces are reformed

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

South Africa takes sides in South Sudan

A South African citizen was sentenced to death in a courtroom in Juba. But what exactly was William Endley doing in South Sudan to begin with?

South African sentenced to death in South Sudan

A South Sudanese court has sentenced a South African retired army colonel to death by hanging for his alleged role in supporting rebels

Stakes high as Kiir boots army boss

South Sudan’s president has sacked his army chief in a risky gamble to tighten his grip on power

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.

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