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May 21, 2017 (KAMPALA) - Thousands of South Sudanese continue to arrive to Uganda every week, bringing the total number of refugees and asylum-seekers to over 900,000. Civilians flee UN protection site in Malakal following attacks by the government army and militias on 17-18...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Monday declared a unilateral ceasefire with rebels as part of his bid to end the ongoing civil war in the world’s youngest nation, while ordering the security agencies to create an atmosphere for the national dialogue. Kiir made the announcement...

May 21, 2017 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has announced that the national dialogue, will convene on Monday 22 May after a long delay in order to include holdout opposition leaders. Juba has warned the armed and non-opposition groups which have refused to join the...

DOHA Petition to President Salva Kiir According to a recent UN report, the civil war in South Sudan has reached “catastrophic proportions”. This has resulted in tens of thousands people killed, 3.25 million displaced, disrupted farming, cattle and aid looting, blocking of aid, destruction of crops...

The New Zealand government is putting up $1.3 million for a new school in southern Turkey for the children of Syrian refugees, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. He says that since the conflict in Syria began six years ago Turkey has taken in more than...

A senior official at Aweil’s ministry of health has expressed worry over the declining level of girl child education in state. Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Tuesday, Lizabeth Nyanut Angok, who is in charge of mother and child health department in the state, said the problem...

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Monday night issued several decrees reinstructing the army, renaming the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) to 'South Sudan Defence Force (SSDF).' In a decree read out on the state-owned television (SSBC), Kiir reinstated Maj. Gen. Dau Aturjong Nyuol into active military...

This is a step in the right direction. Let us hope and pray that peace eventuates from this conference. Norway will in June host a reconciliation conference between the South Sudanese government and armed opposition leaders, the Norwegian government envoy Erlen Skogonsberg said on Saturday. Skogonsberg told...

Since hostilities broke out in South Sudan in December 2013, the world has witnessed a continuing downward spiral by the world's newest nation, until they are now facing out of control inflation, massive displacing of the civilian population and now famine. In response to the famine, DOHA raised funds for a...