UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan | News

The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started. A United States-drafted resolution... Read more »

What next for South Sudan’s peace agreement? | South Sudan News

The warring parties in South Sudan on Wednesday agreed to a ‘permanent’ ceasefire as cameras clicked away and supporters of both groups watched on. The deal, signed by President Salva... Read more »

South Sudan rivals agree to ‘permanent’ ceasefire | South Sudan News

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar have agreed to a “permanent” ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours, raising hopes of a peace deal to... Read more »

South Sudan rivals meet in Khartoum for peace talks | South Sudan News

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have expressed hope for a breakthrough as they kicked off peace talks in neighbouring Sudan – but there was... Read more »

IGAD bloc says South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar not welcome | South Sudan News

An East Africa regional bloc has said South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar is not welcome in their countries, except to join peace talks on his country’s five-year civil... Read more »

South Sudanese flee war to neighbouring countries | South Sudan News

Delegates from eight East African countries are meeting in Ethiopia to help revive South Sudan’s peace agreement. But the steady exodus of people crossing into Kenya to escape the... Read more »