- 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.
- 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.
- Ethiopian troops enter South Sudan to rescue 125 children Updated: Apr-21-16 12:07 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - Ethiopian troops were operating in South Sudan on Thursday after crossing the border to rescue about 125 Ethiopian children who were kidnapped during a bloody cattle raid, and top officials from both countries sought to coordinate their efforts.
- 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.
- South Sudan: Worries that peace deal may collapse Updated: Apr-20-16 1:33 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's peace deal may collapse after rebel leader Riek Machar failed to return to the capital as planned, observers and a ceasefire monitor said Wednesday.
- Amnesty calls for release of 35 men detained in South Sudan Updated: Apr-15-16 11:32 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Amnesty International on Friday called for the release of 35 men the group says are being held illegally and without charge, sometimes for over a year, by South Sudan's National Security Service. A government spokesman denied the allegations.
- 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.
- S. Sudan rebels move into capital; risky part of peace deal Updated: Apr-07-16 11:31 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Armed South Sudanese rebels have begun taking up positions in the capital, a risky but crucial step to end two years of war.
- 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.
- 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.