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ADDIS ABABA - 24 Jun

IGAD encourages Kiir, Machar to work together

The East African bloc, IGAD, encouraged President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar to work together to end the ongoing civil war.

LANKIEN - 24 Jun

Rebel-appointed governor of Bieh dies

The rebel-appointed governor of South Sudan’s Bieh State Koang Rambang Chol passed on Sunday night in Lankien area.
JUBA - 22 Jun

IGAD ends revitalization forum, sets deadline for final deal

The East African bloc, IGAD, has ended the revitalization forum and gave a two-week deadline for a final peace deal in South Sudan, a top government official said.
JUBA - 22 Jun

Kiir returns home after attending talks with Machar

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir returned to Juba on Friday, after a visit to Addis Ababa, during which he met opposition leader Riek Machar and attended the IGAD summit.
ADDIS ABABA - 22 Jun

Machar to fly back into exile in South Africa

South Sudan’s opposition leader Riek Machar will wave goodbye to his supporters and board a plane taking him back into exile in South Africa on Saturday morning.
ADDIS ABABA - 22 Jun

Opposition describes Makuei's statement as reckless

South Sudan’s opposition group led by former vice president Riek Machar has described the statement by Information Minister Michael Makuei as reckless and irresponsible.