South Sudan Rebel Leader Riek Machar Sworn in as Vice President After Two Years of War
The development is a necessary step in the reconciliation that may end two and a half years of war, but it comes amid a precarious, oft-broken ceasefire and a humanitarian disaster.
We're Waiting With 245 South Sudanese Rebels Whose Homecoming Is Not Going to Plan
South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar was supposed to return to the capital Juba on Monday to be sworn in as vice president. Three days later his men are still stuck at an Ethiopian airport.
The Battle for Cattle: Civilians Starve as Soldiers Loot Livestock in South Sudan
It appears that South Sudan’s government is using hunger as a weapon of war against civilians in rebel-held parts of the country.
South Sudan Leaders Start Up Talks to End Bloody Civil War — Again
Another round of peace talks between the country's warring factions has begun, but if Thursday's opening remarks are any indication, compromise will be as challenging as ever.
South Sudan's Warring Factions Sign Yet Another Ceasefire in Latest Effort to Stop the Bloodshed
The latest agreement is the conflict's eighth — each of the previous pacts were violated within days or even hours of their signing.