South Sudan in Focus

Sudanese children sit together following violence in the village of al-Twail Saadoun, 85 kilometres south of Nyala town, the…
Security has improved in West Darfur state's El Geneina town after days of ethnic and tribal clashes, but thousands of displaced people are in urgent need of food, water and shelter, said the UN refugee agency
Michael Atit
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 01:37 PM
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The United Nations says security has improved in West Darfur State following days of deadly clashes in the capital; in South Sudan, a local organization in Juba uses innovative methods to address the problem of garbage management; and land invasions are on the rise in South Africa due to the economic challenges of COVID-19.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, shakes hands with U.N. chief, David Shearer, right, during meetings with the U.N…
World’s youngest nation has to eliminate corruption and establish a transparent and open government, he says
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 05:11 AM
Sudanese refugees children pose for photographs, in the Treguine camp, in Hadjer Hadid, in the Ouaddaï region of eastern Chad,…
Recent deadly ethnic and tribal clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur region have forced nearly 2,000 people to flee into neighboring Chad
Lisa Schlein
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:52 PM
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Community leaders in Nyangakoc Village accuse the Warrap State governor of ordering extrajudicial killings without due process of law; inter-communal violence, devastating floods and the lack of basic infrastructure challenge the government of Jonglei State; and South Africa temporarily suspends rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
South Sudan in Focus
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The governor of Jonglei State calls South Sudan the best place to make an investment; Jonglei State authorities rescue five people who were abducted from the Greater Pibor Administrative Area; and health experts examine the next steps in scaling up vaccine manufacturing in Africa.
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Residents and the former governor of Western Equatoria State express concern about ongoing fighting in Tambura County; U.N. officials discourage Kenyan authorities from closing two camps where hundreds of thousands of refugees reside; and renowned artists in Africa use creativity to dispel misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends the oath taking ceremony of his Vice Presidents at the State House in Juba, South…
President Salva Kiir has appointed General Santino Deng Wol as the new head of the army
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Sun, 04/11/2021 - 08:03 AM
FILE - Residents of the Mangateen Camp for the internally displaced line up for water from a borehole, on the outskirts of the capital Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 22, 2019.
World Food Program says 700,000 people this month will see rations drop to just half the recommended daily amount
Winnie Cirino
Fri, 04/09/2021 - 02:05 PM
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Eye specialists in South Sudan conduct eye operations in the Jonglei State capital, Bor; hundreds of commercial truck drivers call for increased security along the Uganda-South Sudan border; and the African Union halts plans to purchase the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.
Sudanese children sit together following violence in the village of al-Twail Saadoun, 85 kilometres south of Nyala town, the…
The latest resurgence of violence between Masalit farmers and Arab herders has left over 130 dead
Lisa Schlein
Fri, 04/09/2021 - 11:14 AM
In this photo of Sunday Oct. 1, 2017, trucks wait in line for days at a petrol station in South Sudan's capital of Juba. The…
Drivers want safety measures on roads before transporting much-needed goods
Winnie Cirino
Thu, 04/08/2021 - 08:23 PM
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Doctors in Sudan say the death toll from clashes in West Darfur State has increased; health workers receive the first round of the coronavirus vaccine in South Sudan; and strict lockdown measures in Australia affect members of the South Sudanese community.
This photo provided by Organization for the General Coordination of Camps for Displaced and Refugees, smoke rises from Abu Zar camp for displaced persons in West Darfur, Sudan, April 6, 2021.
Thousands have fled the state capital, El Geneina, where fighting has raged for several days
Nabeel Biajo
Wed, 04/07/2021 - 12:44 PM
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The U.N. Mission in South Sudan plans to reduce the number of peacekeepers in the country; the U.N. appeals for nearly two billion U.S. dollars to help internally displaced people in Sudan; and Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan orders the reopening of media outlets, and changes the country's approach to combat COVID-19.