October 31, 2013
South Sudan health officials suspect a measles outbreak is responsible for the deaths of 14 young children.
Residents of region claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan have voted to be part of the south, although neither country's government is recognizing the poll
October 30, 2013
Three recently diagnosed cases in two separate states were, in fact, misdiagnoses that officials blamed on a lab error.
Country’s artisans turn spent shell and bullet casings into jewelry encountering ever increasing demand for their works
October 29, 2013
South Sudan in Brief: Agreement struck with three East African states - South Sudan business people call for tax changes, better security to attract investors.
October 25, 2013
Five South Sudanese soldiers are convicted by a military tribunal of murdering civilians in Jonglei state, a month after a Human Rights Watch report accused the army of committing serious abuses there.
October 24, 2013
South Sudanese officials promote handwashing as an easy way to stay healthy.
October 23, 2013
Health officials in Eastern Equatoria state launch an emergency polio vaccination campaign after a child was diagnosed with the disease last month, four years after it was thought to have been wiped out in South Sudan.
October 21, 2013
Officials blame rebels led by David Yau Yau after more than 40 people are killed in an attack in South Sudan's Jonglei state, but Yau Yau denies his fighters had anything to do with the assault.
A group in the Abyei area says it will hold its own referendum to decide if the region should belong to South Sudan or Sudan.
October 18, 2013
By day, Sebit Amusa Tongun works as a health inspector in Juba, but in the evening, he lives his dream: cultivating organic fruit and vegetables on a plot of land on the other side of the Nile River.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is set to visit South Sudan next week for talks that officials say will focus on the delayed referendum on the status of Abyei.
October 15, 2013
Some of South Sudan's most popular musicians perform at a concert to raise money for people who have returned to Abyei to vote in a referendum that is supposed to happen this month.
October 14, 2013
Fuel subsidies in Sudan, which were cut to bring a budget deficit under control, are estimated to cost Khartoum as much as the ongoing conflicts in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan, the U.S. special envoy to the Sudans says.
October 09, 2013
A poorly equipped fire brigade and widespread generator use: just two reasons why fires are a "constant concern" among hotel managers in South Sudan.
October 08, 2013
Uganda expels a Sudanese diplomat over accusations of espionage.
October 07, 2013
US special envoy to the Sudans says a solution for Abyei should benefit both the Ngok Dinka, who have ties to the south, and Misseriya nomads who want to be part of Sudan.
October 04, 2013
After 44 children in South Sudan are diagnosed with measles, officials urge parents to get their kids vaccinated against the highly contagious but preventable disease.
October 02, 2013
The mayor of Bor, the capital of Jonglei state in South Sudan, wants to close all of the shisha cafes in the city.
An electrical short circuit triggers a fire that tears through the South Sudan Hotel in Juba, causing major damage but no deaths or injuries.
October 01, 2013
A former rebel who is helping to convince rebel groups to take up President Salva Kiir's amnesty offer says David Yau Yau may be ready to talk peace with Juba.