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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.
Having advocated for peace, unity and development in his country, South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardit has resolved to invite Prophet TB Joshua into the country to hold prayers with his people.
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).
The agreement between new Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, reached late Thursday, is significant because several border areas remain closed, including Heglig in South Sudan’s former Unity State, Kafiakinji in Raja in South Sudan, and El-Khurasana in Sudan’s Western Kordofan state.
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.
The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.
Agbola Ajayi, Deputy Governor of Ondo state, has asked Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor, who is in isolation since Tuesday when he tested positive for COVID-19, to hand over to him.
Lewis Hamilton was cleared of ignoring yellow flags during qualifying at the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday and will start Sunday’s race from second on the grid alongside his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Setien added: “I know there is noise being made but I have to focus on my own job. It’s not the first time and it won’t be results that there are doubts about a coach when results don’t accompany them.
Lionel Messi was reported on Thursday to be planning to leave Barcelona in 2021, but Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was hoping the Argentine maestro will stay in Spain.
At least 16 people are dead after torrential rain in Japan triggered massive floods and mudslides, local media said Sunday, as rescue workers sift through debris in search of a dozen missing.