August 28, 2015
Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny says the ceasefire will allow humanitarian aid workers to once again reach millions of people in need, but only if Riek Machar's rebel group also agrees to cease hostilities.
August 27, 2015
Luol Deng, his foundation are hosting 'South Sudan Unite,' event on campus of George Washington University billed as a night of arts and culture
Currency dealers say a surge in national pride after President Salva Kiir signed a deal to end 20 months of conflict is driving the currency rebound.
August 26, 2015
Agreement aims to end nearly 20 months of fighting between government forces, rebels led by his former deputy
August 25, 2015
The editor-in-chief of The Citizen media group says the company's revenues have plummeted since it was shut down on Aug. 5, and it can no longer afford to keep on 75 staff members.
East African bloc IGAD, which has been mediating talks to end war between government and rebels, says agreement will be signed Wednesday in Juba
August 24, 2015
The government says the statement President Kiir made one week ago was taken out of context and was not meant as a threat against reporters.
August 21, 2015
Journalists down tools for 24 hours and join the international community in calling on President Salva Kiir to explain a threat he made this week against the media, and find whoever killed reporter Peter Moi.
August 20, 2015
Moi Peter Julius, a political reporter for The Corporate newspaper, was shot several times, found in a residential area of Juba late Wednesday
August 17, 2015
Salva Kiir's decision is latest blow to talks in Addis Ababa to end 20-month civil war between government and rebels
August 16, 2015
Cabinet Affairs Minister Martin Elia Lomoro says regional leaders convinced President Salva Kiir to travel to Addis Ababa for the final days of talks to end 20 months of conflict.
August 15, 2015
Information Minister Michael Makuei tells reporters in Addis Ababa the government will continue to take part in the talks 'up to the end'
August 14, 2015
Government officials also say they are recalling their negotiating team from Addis Ababa, but lead negotiator Nhial Deng Nhial says he and his team are still at the talks and working towards reaching a peace deal.
August 13, 2015
IGAD chief mediator Seyoum Mesfin says the international community has lost patience with South Sudan and insists that the warring sides sign a peace deal by Monday's deadline.
August 12, 2015
After nearly a week of talks in Addis Ababa, the warring sides in South Sudan say disagreement on a number of key points is barring the way to peace.
International migration agency says site, which was designed for 18,000, now houses 46,500 internally displaced
August 10, 2015
Both the government and rebels at peace talks in Addis Ababa disagree with a proposal to demilitarize Juba during a transitional period, but for different reasons.
August 07, 2015
Government and opposition negotiators come up with opposing proposals for power-sharing that bear no resemblance to what mediators put forward in a compromise deal.
August 06, 2015
The lead negotiators for the government and main armed opposition group kick off the new round of talks with fighting words, indicating that the path to signing a final peace deal by August 17 will be a bumpy one.
August 05, 2015
Arabic-language Al Rai newspaper is the second newspaper in the past few days, and the third media group to be ordered by South Sudan government officials to cease operations.
August 04, 2015
He says President Salva Kiir, rebel leader Riek Machar have squandered progress South Sudan had made when it became independent in 2011
Dutch media NGO Free Voice and popular English-language newspaper The Citizen are ordered, within hours of each other, to cease operations.
August 01, 2015
South Sudanese military says Nile transport 'temporarily put on hold' for security purposes because river was used by rebels to attack army bases