- South Sudan forms new coalition government of national unity Updated: Apr-29-16 12:04 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's leaders have formed a transitional coalition government bringing together politicians from the government and the armed opposition who have been at war for two and a half years.
- South Sudan rebel leader returns to the capital Updated: Apr-26-16 2:17 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba on Tuesday afternoon, to become vice president and to try to end the civil war that in two and a half years has killed tens of thousands of people and forced more than 2 million from their homes.
- Alabama ministry rescues women raped at UN camps in Africa Updated: Apr-24-16 9:01 am
CHELSEA, Alabama - An Alabama ministry has rescued several women who say they were raped by South Sudanese soldiers at camps run by the United Nations in Africa.
- Ethiopia: Troops surround area 125 children are being held Updated: Apr-21-16 7:32 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Ethiopian government said Wednesday its troops have surrounded an area in South Sudan where an armed group is suspected of holding 125 children hostage.
- Amnesty calls on Sudan to investigate killing of student Updated: Apr-20-16 2:25 pm
CAIRO - Amnesty International is calling on the Sudanese government to investigate the killing of an 18-year-old university student it says came at the hands of intelligence agents.
- South Sudan: Clashes ahead of rebel leader's arrival Updated: Apr-12-16 9:42 am
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's security officials have arrested and severely beaten 16 members of the rebels' publicity team, days before the expected arrival of rebel leader Riek Machar, a spokesman for the rebels said Tuesday.
- Sudan holds Darfur referendum that US says undermines peace Updated: Apr-11-16 2:47 pm
CAIRO - Residents in Sudan's western region of Darfur began voting Monday on whether to unify the region's five states, in a referendum the U.S. said would "undermine the peace process."
- Aid groups warn of hunger and drugs shortage in S.Sudan Updated: Apr-07-16 6:05 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Aid groups have warned that South Sudan is running out of medicine and facing its largest hunger crisis.
- UN says 138,000 people displaced in new fighting in Darfur Updated: Apr-06-16 10:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS - An escalation in fighting in Darfur has forced 138,000 people to flee their homes since mid-January and there is no end in sight to the 13-year conflict in Sudan's vast western region, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Wednesday.
- Key official says South Sudan unity government within reach Updated: Apr-01-16 12:36 am
UNITED NATIONS - The head of an international group monitoring South Sudan's peace process said Thursday the formation of a transitional national unity government in South Sudan was now within reach.