February 27, 2014
An official from Duk County in Jonglei state who is among the displaced says 60,000 have likely been forced to flee by the latest outbreak of violence.
February 26, 2014
Doctors Without Borders says hospitals have been ransacked and patients killed in their beds during the fighting in South Sudan.
February 25, 2014
Oxfam pulled out its staff from the town in Upper Nile after fresh fighting broke out at the weekend between pro- and anti-government forces, the NGO's country director says.
February 24, 2014
Pro- and anti-government sides swap blame for clashes in Duk County and Gadiang, both in Jonglei state.
February 21, 2014
A spokesman for the government says the army pulled back to positions just outside the town after rebels launched an attack earlier this week.
February 20, 2014
A government official says up to 70 percent of SPLA soldiers have joined the ranks of opposition fighters.
February 19, 2014
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka calls for women's voices to be heard at peace talks in Addis Ababa, says what they have been through during South Sudan's conflict is beyond her worst fears.
Foreign ministry spokesman says UPDF troops could be pulled out of South Sudan within two months
Fighting broke out in the town between pro- and anti-government forces, and also on the U.N. base where more than 20,000 people are still sheltering.
Even though life in Kiryandongo settlement camp in Uganda is hard, South Sudanese refugees say they will not return home to their still restive country anytime soon.
As violence turns whole communities against one another, locals struggle to bury the dead littering the streets
February 18, 2014
A spokesman for the army blames opposition fighters for the new round of fighting, which has interrupted the work of at least one aid group in Malakal.
Unexploded cluster munitions found on a road near Bor in Jonglei state are thought to have been air-dropped on the area since unrest erupted in South Sudan in mid-December.
February 17, 2014
President cites examples of late Nelson Mandela and Rwanda's current President Kagame, urges South Sudanese to lead reconciliation and say no to revenge and 'rage' as the two African leaders did
February 14, 2014
The members of South Sudan's ruling SPLM party who were held for a month after being accused of being part of a coup plot that triggered six weeks of deadly violence in South Sudan, will be a third-party negotiating team at peace talks in Addis Ababa.
General Gat-hoth Gatkuoth, who rejected the January 23 cessation of hostilities agreement, has reportedly attacked government positions several times in recent weeks.
February 13, 2014
The fighting near Malakal is just the latest reported breach of a cessation of hostilities agreement signed three weeks ago.
February 12, 2014
Opposition negotiators lifted a threat to boycott the talks when IGAD mediators assured them that the seven former detainees would be allowed to attend.
February 11, 2014
Talks are set to resume in earnest Wednesday after the opposition withdraws a threat to boycott the negotiations.
Officials say the former vice president and two others were removed from the ruling SPLM because they have joined a new party set up by Riek Machar.
February 10, 2014
Continuing insecurity, severely damaged infrastructure and looting that cleaned out food stores leave aid agencies scrambling to feed nearly four million people in need of aid in South Sudan.
Part two of an interview with the former vice president of South Sudan, who fled into hiding after he was accused of organizing an alleged coup bid in December.
February 07, 2014
Floods that wiped out last year's crop in Twic East county and fighting in the region have combined to create severe food shortages that a county commissioner says has led to deaths by starvation.
UN estimates around 38,000 people are displaced inside Malakal, scene of some of the fiercest fighting between government and rebel forces
February 05, 2014
The song, called "No More War", will be posted on social media and the group of 10 South Sudanese and Ugandan musicians plans to tour the region to promote their message of peace.
A spokesman for anti-government forces accuses government troops and an allied militia of attacking a strategic, opposition-held position near Malakal.
February 04, 2014
UN Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Toby Lanzer, calls for $1.27 billion to provide food, medicine and other emergency needs for people affected by six weeks of fighting in the world's newest nation.
February 03, 2014
Machar says he wants peace and development for South Sudan, not the unrest he says has been forced on the country by President Salva Kiir.
A spokesman for the opposition says government troops and rebels from Sudan violated the peace deal signed 11 days ago when they attacked Leer in Unity state and other towns held by anti-government forces at the weekend.