Mina Fabulous reports that a UN base in South Sudan, that was sheltering and protecting 5,000 civilians, came under attack by rebels associated with former Vice President Riek Machar.
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The agreement will pave way to resolve the crisis in South Sudan, that started a month ago. Each side had blamed the other for starting the fighting.
19:38 Jan 27, 2014
US Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield of Bureau of African Affairs said South Sudan is riven by conflict not with Khartoum, but with itself.
13:05 Jan 20, 2014
Series of clashes have triggered ethnic violence in the African country. In recent weeks, hundreds have been killed and nearly 200,000 have been displaced.
13:00 Jan 5, 2014
Reports say the clashes between the country's army and army mutineers have killed some 500 people, mainly soldiers.
03:16 Dec 24, 2013
Jonglei state has been plagued with ethnic tension between the Nuer and Murle tribes in recent years with recurrent attacks and massacres of civilians.
03:21 Dec 23, 2013
The US takes note of the two Presidents' decisions to fully establish the Safe Demilitarized Border Zone (SDBZ) by mid-November, open border crossings, and facilitate movement and trade between the two countries including through the convening of a
19:13 Oct 25, 2013
Over the past three years, a number of the new arrivals have been or become victims of kidnapping, torture, and human trafficking, she noted.
18:45 Oct 21, 2013
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18:29 Jun 30, 2013
The U.N. logistics office in Kadugli was used to support the U.N. peacekeeping force deployed in the Abyei region, an oil disputed region by Sudan and South Sudan.
14:54 Jun 18, 2013
The US State Department has issued statement commending the current efforts of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to jointly examine the downstream impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
08:47 May 31, 2013
South Sudan has surpassed the four decades of civil war, religious and racial persecution, untold destruction and loss of life.
12:46 Apr 19, 2013
Reports say both parties agreed to immediately and unconditionally withdraw their forces from the contested areas within the next two weeks.
04:45 Mar 11, 2013
Ms. Nuland says continued delay in resolving outstanding issues, particularly in accepting and implementing the African Union-endorsed proposal on the final status of the disputed region of Abyei, further undermines the peace process.
06:56 Jan 24, 2013
Resolution of Abyei's final status is critical to promoting sustainable peace, she added.
07:41 Jan 10, 2013
The US State Department has disclosed the names of the terrorist as Abdelbasit Alhaj Alhassan Haj Hamad and Mohamed Makawi Ibrahim Mohamed.
08:09 Jan 9, 2013
The US calls on the Government of South Sudan to fully investigate the incident, hold those responsible to account, and take steps to ensure that UN staff are protected from incidents like this in the future.
14:02 Dec 22, 2012
WHTF, incidentally, has a very interesting history. According to WHTF founder member, Professor Judy Lewis, who is Director, Global Health Education and Professor, Departments of Community Medicine and Pediatrics,
20:56 Dec 18, 2012
Ms. Nuland highlighted that the creation of the safe demilitarized border zone between the two countries is vital to ensure that both countries honor their commitments to cease support to proxies and, most importantly, prevent inter-state conflict.
05:01 Nov 20, 2012
At Washington DC today, Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner says the United States is deeply concerned about the Republic of South Sudan's decision to order a Human Rights Officer working for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
07:19 Nov 8, 2012