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South Sudan soldiers sentenced to jail for murder, rape in 2016 hotel raid

06 Sep 2018

JUBA A South Sudanese military court on Thursday sentenced 10 soldiers to prison for the rape of foreign aid workers and the murder of a journalist in a brutal assault on a hotel in Juba, and ordered the government to pay compensation to the victims.

South Sudan plans public spending jump, with few details on funding

20 Aug 2018

JUBA, Aug 20 South Sudanese lawmakers approved a 75 percent increase in public spending in the 2018/2019 budget on Monday, though ministers did not spell out where the cash would come from in an economy ravaged by nearly five years of civil war.

South Sudan president Kiir grants Machar, other rebels amnesty

09 Aug 2018

JUBA President Salva Kiir granted a general amnesty to rebels in South Sudan's civil war, including his former deputy Riek Machar, as a rights organization said authorities in Africa's youngest country should also free its unarmed critics.

South Sudan president Kiir grants Machar, other rebels amnesty

09 Aug 2018

JUBA President Salva Kiir granted a general amnesty to rebels in South Sudan's civil war, including his former deputy Riek Machar, as a rights organisation said authorities in Africa's youngest country should also free its unarmed critics.

South Sudanese say hope peace deal helps revive economy

06 Aug 2018

JUBA A peace deal in South Sudan has revived hope not just that the guns will stop firing but that economic stability can return.

South Sudanese say hope peace deal helps revive economy

06 Aug 2018

JUBA A peace deal in South Sudan has revived hope not just that the guns will stop firing but that economic stability can return.

South Sudan's Salva Kiir - New peace deal will not collapse

03 Aug 2018

JUBA South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Friday he believed the new peace deal between his government and the main rebel group would not collapse because it was not forced upon them like previous accords.

U.N. struggling to deliver food aid in South Sudan as rains cut off vast areas

30 Jul 2018

KATDALOK, South Sudan The U.N. World Food Programme has been forced to carry out air drops of food aid across South Sudan as the rainy season makes about 70 percent of the country inaccessible, a regional head of logistics for WFP said on Monday.

South Sudan parliament extends president's term until 2021

12 Jul 2018

JUBA South Sudan's parliament voted on Thursday to extend President Salva Kiir's mandate until 2021 in a move likely to undermine peace talks as opposition groups have said the change would be illegal.

South Sudan, rebels trade attacks as truce due to start

30 Jun 2018

JUBA South Sudanese government forces and rebels launched attacks on each other's positions on Saturday, both sides said, the day a ceasefire that formed part of new peace agreement was due to take effect.

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