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South Sudan’s main opposition group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement–In Opposition (SPLM-IO), is demanding the deployment of UN-mandated forces, before the formation of a transitional government of national unity due next month.
The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”
Pope Francis and two other religious leaders sent out an extraordinary Christmas appeal on Wednesday to the leaders of South Sudan to keep their promise to form at least a transitional unity government early in 2020.
South Sudan's government has allocated $40m to speed up the integration of its soldiers with armed rebel fighters in order to create a unified national army - one of the provisions of a stalled peace agreement aimed at creating a power-sharing government after years of civil war.
The sum, according to Sarah Sanda, media aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, is meant for food items and medicines for troops in the cantonment sites.
The president of South Sudan Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar arrived in Uganda Thursday for talks before the November 12 deadline to form a coalition government expires.
Three aid volunteers working at Ebola screening points along the DR Congo border were killed in clashes in South Sudan, the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.
South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Saturday in a bid to salvage a peace deal with less than a month to go until he is to form a government with President Salva Kiir.
The US has warned it will not accept any transitional unity government in Juba that excludes Dr Riek Machar, the leader of the main rebel group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement Army-in opposition (SPLM/A-IO).
South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for the first time in a year to meet his rival, President Salva Kiir, and try salvage a stalled peace agreement.
With the global benchmark for absolute poverty at two dollars per day, it would be safe to say teachers in war-torn South Sudan work in deplorable conditions.
South Sudan‘s President Salva Kiir has banned anyone from singing the national anthem unless he is present, according to a government minister.
South Sudan's armed forces and rebels were on Friday ordered to report to military camps, a much-awaited step towards creating a unified national army as part of a peace accord.
Weak rays of early morning sun seep through the smoke rising from smouldering piles of dried dung, keeping flies away from the precious cattle.
Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
In the survey and investigations carried out, Nigerian rice namely: Umza and Fursa Crown from Kano, Mama Happy from Niger, Labana Rice from Kebbi, Olam Rice from Nasarawa, Abakaliki Rice from Ebonyi, Ofada Rice from Ogun State, Swomen Dama from Plateau, Lake Rice of Lagos/Kebbi States among others have dominated the Nigerian Rice markets.
U.S. soldiers present in regions under YPG/PKK group’s occupation in Syria, on Saturday stopped Russian soldiers who wanted to reach oil fields.
The Nigerian Army has denied reports that 17 of its men were killed and others abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have suffered a setback after the three-time AFCON champions’ official Instagram account was hacked ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers draw.