- South Sudan: Army major arrested allegedly smuggling ivory Updated: May-27-16 8:04 am
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan authorities arrested an army major and a Chinese oil worker for allegedly trafficking elephant ivory and endangered pangolin meat through the country's Paloich oil fields.
- Rights group: South Sudan army violated civilians in Wau Updated: May-24-16 12:40 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudanese government soldiers killed, raped, tortured, and detained dozens of civilians in and around Wau town in the country's western Bahr el Ghazal state in recent months, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.
- Sudan effectively expels top UN humanitarian official Updated: May-23-16 1:41 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says the government of Sudan has effectively expelled a top U.N. official in charge of coordinating relief efforts there.
- Sudanese media say tribal clashes leave dozens dead in south Updated: May-20-16 3:05 pm
KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudanese media say fierce clashes between two clans of one tribe this week in the country's southern West Kordofan State, have left dozens dead.
- Passengers on EgyptAir flight included businessmen, parents Updated: May-20-16 2:54 pm
PARIS - The 66 people lost aboard EgyptAir Flight 804 included a businessman adored by his colleagues, a language and history scholar and a mother caring for a daughter with cancer. A look at the lives of the dead:
- Ugandan president inaugurated amid opposition arrests Updated: May-12-16 3:44 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - Uganda's long-time president was sworn in Thursday for a fifth term, taking him into his fourth decade in power amid arrests of opposition politicians and a shutdown of social media.
- US diplomats walk out of Uganda president's inauguration Updated: May-12-16 3:32 pm
WASHINGTON - The State Department says the U.S. delegation attending Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's inauguration walked out of the ceremony in protest. At issue were his disparaging comments about an international war crimes tribunal and the presence of Sudan's leader whom the court has indicted.
- Adriane Ohanesian wins prize named for AP photographer Updated: May-10-16 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Kenya-based freelance photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian, who has documented conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan, has won an award for courage named for an Associated Press photographer killed on assignment in Afghanistan in 2014.
- South Sudan: 32 kidnapped Ethiopian children recovered Updated: Apr-30-16 7:41 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Authorities in South Sudan said they have recovered 32 of the 125 Ethiopian children who the Ethiopian government said were abducted from its Gambela region two weeks ago during a deadly cattle raid blamed on a South Sudanese militia.
- 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.