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Civil servants in Lakes state capital Rumbek have refused a request by the governor to join a protest against a bill passed by the national parliament calling for his removal.
Outside the pediatric wing of Malakal's teaching hospital, a human skull lies in the yellowing blades of knee-high grass.
Faridah Hussein carries bananas into a market in Juba. The 33-year-old mother of three doesn't put the 15-20 South Sudanese pounds she makes a day by selling the bananas in a bank because she thinks she earns too little to open an account.
All that is happening in Western Bhar El Ghazal State now is major harassment, intimidation and arrests.
The local Ghanaian staff of the South Sudan Embassy in Accra have been sacked after they opposed the reduction of their monthly salaries.
The Sudanese Journalists Organisation for Human Rights reported to Radio Dabanga that they have obtained information confirming the worsening of Ishag's health condition.
August 28, 2014 The Darfur Regional Authority announced that a "weakly suspected" Ebola virus case was infected with HIV.
War-torn South Sudan faces possible famine early next year, the UN chief in the country warned Thursday, as aid workers said the shooting down of a UN helicopter threatened efforts to save lives.
S. Sudan will be committed to peace and stability and protect its Chinese investors, said Marial Benjamin, foreign minister of S. Sudan on Wednesday.
The security services detained 16 activists of the "No to women's oppression" group, who staged a protest in front of the Omdurman women's prison today.
Security concerns are preventing the United Nations gathering data from some areas of South Sudan to determine the full scope of a food crisis that could lead to full-blown famine by the end of the year, a World Food Programme official said.
Men and women planting vegetable seeds in a nursery bed in Eastern Equatoria state, South Sudan.
August 27, 2014 The South Sudanese parliament has removed 23 members who are in conflict with the government, declaring their positions vacant on the grounds that they absented themselves for 12 successive sittings without permission.
The head of Darfur Regional Authority al-Tijani al-Sissi announced that the Sudan Armed Forces and the national police will soon integrate all the combatants of the former rebel groups which are signatory of peace agreements.
"The Secretary-General welcomes the holding today of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Heads of State Summit on South Sudan," said a statement attributed to the spokesperson for Mr. Ban.
The MI-8 helicopter contracted by the UN Mission in South Sudan was performing a cargo flight from Wau in Western Bahr El Ghazal state to Bentiu in Unity state when it crashed.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 04:24 am
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