South Sudan in Focus

Leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) Riek Machar shakes hands with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir after a tripartite summit at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda, Nov. 7, 2019.
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State Department says it will 're-evaluate' its relationship with South Sudan after country's leaders failed to form transitional unity government by Tuesday's deadline
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Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:54
Journalist Sam Mednick (R) is seen in an undated photo from her Twitter account @sammednick.
South Sudan's media authority accused reporter Sam Mednick of reporting false information
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Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:45
A girl holding a child walks past UN peacekeepers, after heavy rains and floods forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes, in the town of Pibor, Boma state, South Sudan, Nov. 6, 2019.
Germany donates $10.9 million to provide food for South Sudanese communities hit by the worst flooding in 40 years
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Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:55
Pope Francis delivers a blessing during his Angelus prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the…
Pope Francis also calls for prayers for Bolivia which has been rocked by political unrest
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Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:38
FILE - Chol Majok is seen with a primary election campaign sign in a photo from his Facebook campaign page.
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Chol Majok was elected to District Council in Syracuse this week, becoming the first former refugee in the city's history to do so, according to the local Board of Elections
Ayen Bior
Sat, 11/09/2019 - 09:57
Women carry belongings on their heads as they wade through water, after heavy rains and floods forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes, in the town of Pibor, Boma state, South Sudan, Nov. 6, 2019.
The World Food Program calls for increased international support, saying people are in urgent need of life-saving assistance
Lisa Schlein
Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:36
From left, South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni pose for a photo at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda, Nov. 7, 2019.
At a meeting in Uganda, President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar push deadline to February of next year
Halima Athumani
Fri, 11/08/2019 - 10:58