The civil war that erupted in late 2013, just two years after South Sudan won independence from Sudan, has killed tens of thousands and created Africa's largest refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, Malta allowed a rescue ship to dock with more than 200 African migrants on board. An EU summit convenes tomorrow to focus on a long-term policy for handling migrants. Also, South Sudan’s warring parties agreed…
The United States is restricting all sales of defense equipment and services to all parties to South Sudan's conflict, saying it is "appalled" by the continuing violence that has defied a cease-fire. The U.S. is also calling on South Sudan's…
By Josh Lederman and Cara Anna, Associated Press
The United Nations says South Sudan’s four-year-old civil war has left half of the nation’s population -- 6 million people -- in need of humanitarian aid. The conflict began when South Sudan’s army split between factions loyal to President Salva…
By PBS NewsHour
The war has had a devastating impact on South Sudanese communities, but much of it has remained out of the limelight of international media.
By PBS NewsHour
Two years after South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, the world's newest nation became embroiled in civil war. The conflict, cut along tribal lines, has led to a man-made famine, mass rape and a refugee crisis. NewsHour…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The sanctions freeze any assets senior officials and certain companies may have in U.S. jurisdictions, ban them from travel to the United States and bar Americans from doing business with them.
A million South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda over the past year, the U.N. announced Thursday, with many taking up residence at the Bidi Bidi camp, the largest of its kind in the world. When it comes to the…
By Synclaire Cruel
More than 1 million South Sudanese refugees reside in Uganda, the United Nations said Thursday, as a result of an ongoing civil war.
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