South Sudanese authorities have arrested a prominent economist and critic of both the government and rebels, his wife said on Tuesday
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Bill proposed by South Sudan’s government that would extend President Kiir’s term for three years
Film tells the story of a resourceful group of journalists and a drama collective who banded together
Meeting to look for ways to reduce violence and human rights abuses through the judicial process
South Sudan’s elite is using the country’s oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians, says new report
Once again, South Sudan is ranked among the least democratic countries in the world according to Freedom House
Poetry in a place that regularly ranks towards the bottom in press freedom and free speech
A group of young artists in South Sudan are hoping music and art can help reverse the damages of war
For all four countries, the culmination of war, poverty, mass displacement, inaccessibility to aid, drought, and crop failure is a formula for famine, with the ultimate result being severe food deprivation that threatens millions.
Analysts say ethnic mistrust and weak governments are undermining the regional response to crises