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KAMPALA - 25 Feb

Kiir blames US for peace talks' failure

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir blamed the United States of America for failed peace talks between his government and opposition groups in the second round of negotiations in Addis Ababa.

JUBA - 25 Feb

Over 40 South Sudanese officials may have committed war crimes: UN report

More than 40 South Sudanese officials may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity, the United Nations said on Friday.
JUBA - 25 Feb

UNMISS withdraws 46 police officers from Wau over sexual abuse allegations

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Saturday it has recalled a unit of Ghanaian police officers from Wau and confined them to base after a preliminary investigation...
JUBA - 23 Feb

Asking Kiir to step down is a non-starter: minister

A South Sudanese oil minister, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth has said asking the country’s president Salva Kiir to step down from power to stop the ongoing civil war, is not an option that...
NAIROBI - 23 Feb

South Sudan embassy says Kenya govt has right to issue travel advisory

South Sudan’s Ambassador to Kenya said the government of Kenya has the right to issue a travel advisory for its citizens living in and travelling to South Sudan over security concerns.
JUBA - 23 Feb

South African adviser to Machar sentenced to death in Juba

A South African adviser for South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar was sentenced to death on Friday on charges of espionage, conspiracy to overthrow the government and supplying...