Sudan inks peace deal with rebel faction, paves way for more

World Dec 25, 2019

Sudan inks peace deal with rebel faction, paves way for more

Sudan's transitional authorities and a rebel faction reached a peace deal on Tuesday, part of government efforts to end the country's decadeslong civil wars. The deal was signed between the Sudanese government and a faction of the Sudan Revolutionary Front known as the "Center Track," ...

Hundred of thousands displaced by floods in East Africa

World Nov 7, 2019

Hundred of thousands displaced by floods in East Africa

Heavy rains and floods have killed more than 50 people and forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes across East Africa as researchers warn warming oceans are causing unpredictable weather patterns in the region. South Sudan declared a national emergency last week after ...

Western 'troika' powers warn of surge in violence in South Sudan

World Feb 21, 2019

Western 'troika' powers warn of surge in violence in South Sudan

The United States, Britain and Norway on Wednesday voiced alarm over a new flare-up of violence in South Sudan, saying all sides needed to show their commitment to peace. The three powers, the so-called troika that has led diplomacy and aid efforts aimed at stabilizing ...

Cease-fire monitors accuse South Sudan and rebels of killing civilians

World May 31, 2018

Cease-fire monitors accuse South Sudan and rebels of killing civilians

South Sudan's army massacred civilians, burned children alive and gang-raped women after a supposed cease-fire with rebels in December, according to reports by monitors appointed by the country's East African neighbors over a five-year civil war. South Sudan, which won independence from Sudan in 2011, ...