Is South Sudan Peace Possible Without Rebel Leader?
Civil society activists say this decision by regional leaders to exclude Riek Machar September peace talks will ensure that the country "remains engulfed in war".
President Salva Kiir (R) and Riek Machar (L).
South Sudan: Army in Fresh Accusations of Attacking Civilians
East African, 14 August 2017
South Sudan's army is once again in the spotlight for alleged mistreatment and harassment of civilians in Yei River State in Central Equatoria. Read more »
South Sudan: Rebels Fight Back After Losing Headquarters
VOA, 13 August 2017
Fighting flared this week in South Sudan's northeastern Upper Nile state despite government forces' capture of a key rebel headquarters. Read more »
VOA, 11 August 2017
German Foreign Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel met Thursday with South Sudan President Salva Kiir and other government officials during a one-day visit to Juba, a day after meeting… Read more »
IRIN, 15 August 2017
The Catholic cathedral in Wau, South Sudan's second largest city, is now a sanctuary for more than 13,000 people who have fled the country's vicious civil war, but with insecurity… Read more »