6 hrs ago | Voice of America
United Nations troops protect civilians in Jonglei state, where David Yau Yau's rebels have finally called for peace talks with the South Sudanese government.
10 hrs ago | GretaWire
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11 hrs ago | China Daily
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits the peacekeeping center of the Ministry of National Defense in Beijing on Wednesday.
13 hrs ago | SW Radio Africa
A 10-member African Union team arrived in Zimbabwe this week to assess prevailing conditions ahead of the country's elections.
17 hrs ago | AlertNet
Western donors have warned South Sudan's government that aid payments are at risk unless it tackles the corruption undermining development in a country devastated from decades of civil war with Sudan, from which it seceded in 2011.
17 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre
Addis Ababa, June 19 -The South Sudanese Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Paul Mayom Akec said construction of a dam by Ethiopia is its legitimate right.
Secretary of State John Kerry announced Tuesday that former Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., will be the Obama administration's new special envoy to deal with conflict-ridden Central Africa, which covers the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Uganda and the rebel groups of M23 and the Lord's Resistance Army .
South Sudanese Supermodel and former refugee Alek Wek has been appointed as the UN refugee agency's newest National Goodwill Ambassador, UNHCR reports.
A deadly shelling of the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism interim headquarters in Kadugli, Sudan's Southern Kordofan state has killed one United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei peacekeeper from Ethiopia.
A Charles C. McLean Public School teacher who has made the Canadian Forces part of her classroom has been named an "Honorary UN Peacekeeper."
Tens of thousands of people have been cut off from water, food and medical care in South Sudan's Jonglei State, after fleeing violence between rebels and the government in Pibor County.
South Sudan president Salva Kiir has strongly dismissed allegations that his country supports rebels opposed to Khartoum saying the latter was using its oil pipeline to threaten the sovereignty of the new nation.
Ethiopian politicians unanimously ratified a treaty replacing 90-year-old agreements giving Egypt and Sudan control over almost all the water in the Nile.
South Sudanese investigators say a spate of thefts from the office of President Salva Kiir could have been an inside job.
Rapid Response Fund Payment Request No. 06/2013 Funds Sent To: The Lutheran World Federation Amount Sent: USD 60,000 Date: 17th June 2013 Details of Response Emergency: Assistance to new arrivals at the Kakuma refugee camp.
The mayor of Bor town municipality, Nhial Majak Nhial, has pledged to push for a pay raise for teachers, as one way of improving the quality of education in the state.
Following is the text of a joint statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide and United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague.