Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: South Sudan

South Sudan’s Warring Leaders Agree to Share...

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's warring leaders have agreed to share power once again in the latest effort to end a five-year civil...

South Sudan’s Armed Opposition Rejects ‘Imposition’ of...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal and asked for more time after...

Ethiopian Defense Force Takes Action After South...

  The death toll from a raid carried out by attackers from South Sudan in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people, an Ethiopian official...

Obama Ignores the Seeds of African Conflicts...

President Barack Obama recently urged young Africans to end the ethnic violence still plaguing the continent. During a Q-and-A session at the Young African...

He Was Once a ‘Lost Boy’ of...

Video via The New York Times.

South Sudan’s Conflict Has Disturbing Effect On...

KUAJOK, South Sudan -- After 48 hours of agonizing labor pains, Nyibol Garang’s family still refused to bring her to the hospital. So the 23-year-old...

China is Expanding Its Military Into South...

China is steadily expanding its military footprint in Africa, highlighted by the recent deployment of 700 combat-ready troops to join a multinational peacekeeping operation...

South Sudan Rejects UN-Run Elections

South Sudan’s government said it would not accept future elections or a census to be conducted by the United Nations, arguing it would undermine...

South Sudan Postpones 2015 Presidential Elections

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has postponed the country's 2015 presidential election amid renewed fighting between the army and rebel forces, news agency reports...

UN Considers Deadly Attack on South Sudan...

The United Nations Security Council said the attack that killed at least 58 people on a U.N. base in South Sudan where thousands of...

South Sudanese Models Pose to Highlight Lives...

At first glance, Mike Mellia's portraits of top models Nykhor Paul, Ajak Deng, Ataui Deng and Eligha Ojoko, are stunning portraits of the African...

Charity Accuses UN of Neglect in South...

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in South Sudan was severely criticized on Wednesday by Doctors Without Borders, the emergency medical charity, over what it...

South Sudanese Refugees Flee Into Ethiopia Amid...

"We left all our property – our home, our goats and chickens. I ran out and this is all that I have," Nyakuom Tongyik...

Cease-Fire Does Little to Squelch Fighting in...

A cease-fire reached Thursday between followers of President Salva Kiir and his former Vice President Riek Machar was breached just one day later, the...

South Sudan, Central African Republic Try to...

Neighboring countries South Sudan and Central African Republic are still grappling with violence and strife among their leadership, leading the interim president of CAR, Michel...

South Sudan General Killed in Ambush; Pressure...

A South Sudanese general was killed in an ambush just outside of the rebel-held town of Bor Sunday just hours before the warring parties were...

South Sudan Peace Talks Face Delay

Mediators said it was now unclear whether South Sudanese rebels would start face-to-face peace talks with the government on Saturday, dampening hopes of a swift...

After Deportation From Israel, Many African Migrants...

Tereza Maoun, a 38-year-old mother of six, fled her home in Juba, South Sudan last week when clashes broke out at a nearby military...

South Sudan Rivals Set for New Year’s...

Talks between South Sudan's government and rebels are due to start soon in Ethiopia, say observers. However there has been no immediate halt to hostilities,...

East African Leaders Press for Peace in...

African leaders who met in South Sudan to try to mediate the conflict that threatens to unravel the world's newest country said talks had...

UN Approves More Peacekeepers For S. Sudan...

The United Nations Security Council has approved plans to almost double the number of  peacekeepers in South Sudan. The 15-member council unanimously authorized on Tuesday...