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Jun 18, 2017
South Sudan's displaced millions fear more violence, see little chance of peaceSouth Sudan's residents have little hope that its warring leaders, President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar will heal the animosity that split it just two years after it became the world's youngest nation
Jul 21, 2016
South Sudan: Kiir urges rival Machar to return to Juba, rebuild peaceKiir said he pledged his "100 percent commitment" to ensuring Machar's security while in Juba.
Jul 16, 2016
South Sudan's poor go hungry as thieves steal 4,500 tonnes of food in JubaMore than a third of South Sudan's population are expected to face severe food shortages over the coming months
Jul 15, 2016
South Sudan: Stench of death hangs over Juba after violence kills more than 200There is no precise official toll of how many died, either in the recent fighting in Juba or in the wider war that began in December 2013.
Jul 14, 2016
'I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan': President Kiir appeals to Riek MacharKiir called for Machar to meet him for talks to save the peace deal but acknowledged the deep mistrust that led to days of intense fighting.
Jul 13, 2016
South Sudan violence: Vice President Machar withdraws troops to outside of JubaSouth Sudan's vice president has withdrawn with his troops to outside of Juba but is not planning for war, his spokesman said on Wednesday, as a ceasefire that ended heavy fighting with the president's forces entered its third day.
Jul 12, 2016
36,000 people displaced by the violence in South Sudan, says UNAt least 36,000 people have fled their homes in Juba since heavy fighting erupted in the South Sudanese capital on Friday, said the United Nations.
Jul 12, 2016
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for an arms embargo on South Sudan following violenceUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council on Monday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, sanction leaders and commanders who are blocking the implementation of a peace deal and fortify a UN peacekeeping mission.
Jul 12, 2016
South Sudan clashes: Warring factions declare ceasefire in Juba as fears of civil war growEight people have been killed and 67 injured at the UN's so-called "Protection of Civilian" sites in Juba since Sunday.
Jul 11, 2016
Over 100 killed in South Sudan violence: All you need to know about the crisisFive years after gaining independence from Sudan, South Sudan is entangled and paralysed from an escalating violence. 115 soldiers were reportedly killed after gun battles broke out across South Sudan’s capital Juba on its fifth independence anniversary.