South Sudan requests to join Arab League

Egypt's foreign minister visited South Sudan's president in Juba.

13 Mar 2018 12:59

Sudan: Journalists released amid press freedom concerns

Sudan has not said how many journalists were arrested and human rights groups worry that more remain in unknown locations, without access to lawyers or loved ones.

24 Feb 2018 07:39

South Sudan officials may be guilty of war crimes: UN report

More than 40 South Sudanese officials may be guilty of crimes against humanity, the UN says.

23 Feb 2018 06:04

Damming the Nile: Explore with 360 video

Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan.

21 Feb 2018 12:55

Ex-Oxfam aid worker tells of sex assaults by colleagues

Charity says it will probe past claims as ex-worker describes alleged incidents in Haiti and South Sudan.

16 Feb 2018 09:20

South Sudan: More than 300 child soldiers released

The United Nations in South Sudan says 311 child soldiers have been released from armed groups in the war-torn country.

08 Feb 2018 03:54

Israel issues deportation notices to African migrants

Israel gives asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan 60 days to leave the country in first wave of deportation notices.

05 Feb 2018 04:12

Nile dam dispute: Troops mass on Sudan-Eritrea border

Tensions are heating up around the Nile as Sudan sends troops to the border with Eritrea at the same time that cordial meetings are being held to discuss damming the river in Ethiopia.

03 Feb 2018 05:03

Seeds of Inspiration: Sudan's First Flying Robot Farmer

Two Sudanese inventors use a drone to take on desertification and their rivals in a TV competition for entrepreneurs.

29 Jan 2018 01:36

Libya: Sudanese migrants held captive by smugglers freed

An armed group loyal to Libya's National Unity government says it has arrested a gang accused of kidnapping and torturing Sudanese migrants.

25 Jan 2018 08:43

War-hit children in S Sudan 'at risk of imminent death'

More than 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan could die by July because of starvation, an UN official has warned.

20 Jan 2018 09:13

South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum to discuss borders

President Salva Kiir's visit to Sudan is aimed at resolving border disputes, oil revenues, and security issues.

02 Nov 2017 07:25

Sudan's Forgotten Films

Two elderly men in Sudan race to save the national film archive, as reels of rare footage disintegrate in its vaults.

22 Oct 2017 02:08

South Sudan: Rebels return to capital as part of peace deal

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A delegation of South Sudan's rebels has returned to the capital after two years of exile to start implementing a peace agreement signed four months ago, officials said Monday. Fifteen members of a 150-person advance team landed ...

24 Dec 2015 10:36

Rebel leaders return to South Sudan pledging peace

Juba, South Sudan- South Sudan's rival factions said on Monday they are both committed to finally pushing ahead with implementing a peace plan signed in August to bring an end to the disastrous two-year civil war. South Sudan marks two years of ruinous ...

24 Dec 2015 10:36

South Sudan's Youth Mama choir hits the right note for national harmony

Amid the political discord of South Sudan, a celebrated church choir is using music to transcend tribal boundaries and spread a message of reconciliation Members of the inter-tribal church choir Youth Mama at a church near Serikat market in Juba, South Sudan.

24 Dec 2015 10:36

In South Sudan's Brutal Chaos, Civilians in the Middle

"I'm lucky to be alive," Mary Nyandio, mother of six, told me, one recent morning in Nyal, a rebel-held town in southern Unity state, now home to tens of thousands of people internally displaced by brutal government-led attacks. Seated on a mat under a ...

24 Dec 2015 10:36

Sudan human rights situation 'deteriorating': top lawyer

Human rights in Sudan are deteriorating despite efforts by President Omar al-Bashir to hold talks with his opponents on the country's many problems, a top lawyer told AFP on Tuesday. Bashir -- wanted by the International Criminal Court over war crimes ...

24 Dec 2015 10:36

S. Sudan Government, Rebels Again Aim for Peace

Representatives of the rebels and the government of South Sudan on Tuesday held their first meeting aimed at ending a civil war in the country. The two sides, which signed a peace agreement in August, met in the capital, Juba, in the hope of forming a ...

24 Dec 2015 10:36

Meeting brings parties to conflict in South Sudan together

The very first meeting was held today in Juba, South Sudan, that brought parties to conflict in South Sudan together in order to form a Transitional Government of National Unity as per Peace Agreement The very first meeting was held today in Juba, South ...

24 Dec 2015 10:36