Some of the more than 134,000 South Sudanese refugees in Uganda oppose holding elections while South Sudan remains in turmoil.
South Sudan Vice President James Wani Igga tells a gathering in Kampala that President Salva Kiir's government is not on the brink of collapse.
Uganda has taken in more than 98,000 refugees from South Sudan, who have to share scarce resources, including water, with locals.
Uganda has taken in nearly 87,000 refugees from South Sudan, the most of any of the conflict-wracked country's neighbors, and MSF is racing to help the refugees before the rains set in.
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.
Officials suspect youths from a local community that is embroiled in a land dispute with another ethnic group may have carried out the attack.
Years after the Sudanese civil war forced them to flee to Sudan, 1,700 South Sudanese leave a transit camp in the north, where some of them have spent years, to return to their homes in South Sudan.
A project gets under way to repair roads in Unity state that were damaged by flooding.
Five South Sudanese soldiers are convicted by a military tribunal of murdering civilians in Jonglei state, a month after a Human Rights Watch report accused the army of committing serious abuses there.
In South Sudan's Unity state, some jobless women are turning to drink... making it, not imbibing.
South Sudan officials hope the resumption of oil production will help to boost local development.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir fires another state governor, replacing him with a member of the ruling SPLM party.
Officials in South Sudan's Unity state say civilians were deliberately targeted in a recent bombing raid, and point the finger at Sudan.
Some South Sudanese girls are resisting being married off for a large dowry.
South Sudan works to end child marriage and keep girls in school as it celebrates the Day of the African Child.
South Sudanese in Unity state say they need seed stock to grow their own food after severe flooding wiped out last year's harvest.
The HIV infection rate among soldiers in the South Sudanese army is nearly twice the national average, the head of the AIDS Commission says.
South Sudan's government has struggled to contain several insurgencies it claims are supported by Khartoum
One of the largest active rebel groups in South Sudan says it will lay down arms and surrender to the government
South Sudan's first ever high school exams get underway but are marred by a shortage of test papers and poorly set questions.