South Sudan

 
Safeguarding child refugees is everyone’s responsibility
Safeguarding child refugees is everyone’s responsibility
Mercy (9) recounts her loss and the ensuing journey to Busia, Uganda with stoic resignation. She recalls a burnt homestead, a missing mother, two...
Stakes high as Kiir boots army boss
Stakes high as Kiir boots army boss
On Tuesday evening, President Salva Kiir unceremoniously dismissed army chief Paul Malong, plunging South Sudan into yet more political instability. Malong, once considered the power behind Kiir’s throne, is now fighting for his political life. South Sudan nervously awaits the...
China’s success in Africa depends on peace in South Sudan
China’s success in Africa depends on peace in South Sudan
In less than one week, Chinese president Xi Jinping will convene a summit of roughly 30 global leaders to discuss what is arguably China’s most...
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...

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