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Stories about South Sudan
26 July 2016
An altercation involving President Salva Kiir and the Vice President Riek Machar, who have long been political rivals, swiftly unraveled into an armed conflict that lasted for several days.
13 July 2016
As South Sudan's government fails to end violent clashes, many in the country are looking to the international community for intervention.
22 June 2016
"In the refugee camp, we have no facilities – even shoes we don’t have. There is no gym. Even the weather does not favor training..."
29 April 2016
8 March 2016
South Sudanese president is accused creating new 28 states along ethnic lines, a move considered to be a recipe for internal conflict.
7 September 2015
"'Why South Sudan?' someone asked. It's true, but somewhat feeble, to say South Sudan is unlike any other place." Pernille Baerendtsen shares personal impressions on leaving the world's newest country.
16 February 2015
19 May 2014
Camille Lepage was killed while covering the conflict in the Central African Republic. As a journalist, she was determined to cover stories in Africa often ignored by western media.
29 March 2014
28 March 2014
23 March 2014
26 January 2014
Many have fled their home countries for Israel and are seeking refugee status. The detentions have unleashed a wave of demonstrations in Tel-Aviv.
25 January 2014
Twitter users share their love for South Sudan using the hashtag #ThingILoveaboutSouthSudan. South Sudan has been at war since December 16, 2013 after an attempted coup.
24 January 2014
19 January 2014
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni confirmed that Ugandan troops are fighting alongside South Sudan's President Salva Kiir's troops in the ongoing conflict between government and rebel forces there.
21 December 2013
Using the hashtags #MyTribeIsSouthSudan and #iChoosePeace, South Sudanese and friends of the people of South Sudan are calling for peace and unity in the country.
20 December 2013
Political strife and 500 civilians already reported dead: what, exactly, is behind the current crisis in the world's newest nation?