South Sudan

 
Senegal's rappers continue to 'cry from the heart' for a more just society
Senegal's rappers continue to 'cry from the heart' for a more just society
American musicians were once integral to political activism. The 1963
There are better ways for SA to assist South Sudan than military cooperation
There are better ways for SA to assist South Sudan than military cooperation
John Guangwap Thiep was asleep when South Sudanese soldiers burst into his home in Mayom county in July 2016, determined to snatch him away from...
Sudanese student killed in protests against bread price rise
Sudanese student killed in protests against bread price rise
A student was killed in Sudan on Sunday during protests against soaring bread prices, officials and witnesses said.
​EXCLUSIVE: How South Sudan's elite looted its foreign reserves
​EXCLUSIVE: How South Sudan's elite looted its foreign reserves
In a special investigation, Simona Foltyn and the Mail & Guardian reveal how nearly $1-billion of South Sudan's foreign reserves cannot be...
Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes
Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes
Human rights activists are stepping up efforts to expose Israel's long and covert history of supplying weapons and military training to regimes...
Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call
Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call
The US Administration’s decision to lift most sanctions on Sudan, announced today, is long overdue. It is likely that some commentators will see...
Will seven million starving Yemenis ever find justice?
Will seven million starving Yemenis ever find justice?
The last two decades have seen a significant expansion of international, regional and domestic accountability mechanisms for an array of international crimes and a variety of forgotten victims. Much of this activity has been focused on the conduct of senior military and political...
Riek Machar's lonely  'exile' in SA
Riek Machar's lonely  'exile' in SA
A year ago, Riek Machar was vice-president of South Sudan. Now the rebel leader is a de facto prisoner in a farmhouse outside of Johannesburg. Far...
The children who bear the brunt of South Sudan’s refugee crisis
The children who bear the brunt of South Sudan’s refugee crisis
Deng Mawut was at home when the rebels came. The six-year-old cowered behind his mother with his siblings. They were looking for his father, a...
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...

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