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South Sudan President Salva Kiir is scheduled to name members of the revitalised government on Saturday February 22, following the lapse of the deadline to have a new team in place.
South Sudan’s warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to 10 states, paving the way for creation of a transitional government of national unity.
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.”
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.
South Sudan’s rival parties began two days of talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday in a bid to salvage a peace deal, with just days left before a unity government is meant to be formed.
South Sudan's warring parties are set to hold talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal, with just days to go until a unity government is meant to be formed.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Saturday urged opposition leader Riek Machar to return home "urgently" to help form a government of national unity.
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba for the first time in more than two years on Wednesday to take part in a peace ceremony.
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar will return to the capital Juba this week to take part in a peace ceremony, a spokesman has said.
South Sudan's government forces and largest rebel group clashed in the north of the country, with each side accusing the other on Monday of instigating the fighting, which comes just two weeks after they signed a peace deal.
South Sudan’s main rebel force SPLM-IO has accused government forces of attacking their defensive positions a day after both sides signed a peace deal, while the U.N. mission said one of its peacekeepers was shot and wounded by a government soldier.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signed a peace agreement with rebel factions in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday to end a civil war that has killed at least 50,000 people, displaced two million and held up the country’s progress since it gained independence seven years ago.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Nigerian ace rapper Eedris Abdulkareem, who was recently dragged before the police for reportedly beating up his landlord, whom he accused of sexual harassment, has taken a swipe at the popular actress, Mercy Aigbe.
Veteran Nigerian music act, Eedris AbdulKareem, has accused Grammy-nominated artiste Burna Boy of “stealing” Fela’s song and “stealing” from Afrobeats to make his career without giving credits.
Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), yesterday said that, all is set to hold its 41st Kaduna International Trade Fair (KITF).
Legendary Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has backed Liverpool to break the Gunners’ record unbeaten Premier League run, according to Sporf.
“She hails from Bauchi Local Government Area (LGA) of the state and her appointment is based on merit and in recognition of the confidence in her ability to reposition and steer the agency to realize its full potentials amidst current challenges,” he said