2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
A South Sudanese tradtional dancer entertains guests during the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the African Union in Addis Ababa yesterday.
6 hrs ago | AlertNet
New fighting broke out between the Sudanese army and rebels in a central state where insurgents launched a major attack last month, both sides said on Saturday.
10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
FAO has launched a $9 million project on information for decision making for food and nutrition security.
14 hrs ago | This is Bath
Scorpion bites, typhoid fever and malaria are among the cases a Bath nurse has had to deal with while working in South Sudan.
It is part of the agenda of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the African Union summit in Ethiopia.
Secretary of State John Kerry will attend the African Union Heads of State Summit this weekend.
"Our daughters are our only source of wealth. Where else do you expect me to get cows from?" asks 60-year-old Jacob Deng from South Sudan's Jonglei state.
Sudan and South Sudan's oil ministers on Thursday vowed to continue cross-border oil flows but gave contradictionary opinions whether a technical problem at a pumping station which had cut output had been fixed.
The three-year project would replace the current system, under which "we don't really know how much food is produced, by whom, of what type, when is it available, how much of it is lost to post-harvest losses," Sue Lautze, the head of office for the FAO in South Sudan said of the current system which will be replaced by the new one.
Sudanese insurgents are obstructing a deal to deliver much-needed aid into areas under their control in two Sudanese states where almost a million people have been forced from their homes, the UN aid chief said on Thursday.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir meets his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta, who is on his first visit to the region as head of state, in Juba, South Sudan, May 23, 2013.
Kenya has asked other African countries to urge the International Criminal Court to drop crimes-against-humanity charges against its new president and his deputy, according to an African Union document seen on Thursday.
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In a hangar-shaped factory hall in central Sudan a dozen workers rush to pack refined white sugar gushing from a funnel into paper bags to be loaded on three trucks parked outside.
Photograph: Leapfrog Public Relations Bridget Nagomoro used to get up at five in the morning to fetch water from the stream, cook breakfast for the family, then walk the five miles to school.
Police arbitrarily arrested Michael Koma, the managing editor of South Sudan's daily Juba Monitor , on May 2 and detained him for four days following the publication of an article critical of the deputy security minister.