Aid groups are back in some remote parts of Jonglei in South Sudan, where thousands fled to escape months of violence in the state.
Around 30 members of President Salva Kiir's new cabinet have been approved, but lawmakers rejected his choice for justice minister.
Thousands turn out around South Sudan for a national day of prayer as the country marks two years of independence.
South Sudan could drop austerity measures and more than double spending in fiscal year 2014 if the north does not block the flow of oil.
South Sudan is working with the UN to ensure that hundreds of its citizens are evacuated from Syria.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization launches a three-year project in South Sudan to improve tracking of food production.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir will visit Sudan this month, following up on a visit to Juba by his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir vows to keep the country at peace and to return South Sudan to prosperity.
South Sudan gets an economic shot in the arm as it resumes oil production after a break of more than a year.
Ballot Monday includes a race for president, five years after disputes over the last contest set off violence that left 1,100 people dead
Presidential candidate says he will stick to last week's campaign points although latest polls show he has lost his lead
Raila Odinga, Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta are frontrunners among six other contenders with election less than three weeks away
M23 delegation leader Rucogoza told the press conference the rebels would continue to participate in the talks, even if the Congolese government did not agree to the ceasefire
A day after failing to show up for Kampala peace talks, rebel group delegates here Congolese government’s response to opening statement
Civil society groups launch Black Monday campaign to demand government take immediate corrective action
Officials hold emergency meeting in Kampala following takeover of eastern Congolese city of Goma by M23 rebels
Parliament speaker promises controversial law will pass by year's end despite probable international fallout
Clashes in North Kivu region of DRC has driven thousands into neighboring country in search of permanent residence, stability
Faced with forced early marriages, girls in Uganda drop out of school at a higher rate than boys
Theater producer facing charges for staging fictitious account of a Ugandan businessman who comes out as gay