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The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic prosperity.

The UN Secretary-General has outlined 'three key benchmarks' ahead of May's assessment of the South Sudan arms embargo.

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

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As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

Pope hopes to visit South Sudan, Lebanon

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Pope hopes to visit South Sudan, Lebanon

Pope Francis told the countries' leaders to do more to bring peace and stability to their nations.

S.Sudan dissident thanks President Trump for US asylum

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S.Sudan dissident thanks President Trump for US asylum

Prominent South Sudanese dissident Peter Biar Ajak thanked President Donald Trump for giving him refuge after fleeing 'a death squad sent by ... ...

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UN extends South Sudan arms embargo through May 2021

The United Nations has extended an arms embargo in South Sudan after an intensification of fighting.

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South Sudan Vice President tests positive for coronavirus

VP Riek Machar's wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, and "a number of his office staff and bodyguards" have also been infected.

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan reports first coronavirus case

The patient was identified as a 29-year-old woman who arrived in South Sudan from the Netherlands via Ethiopia on February 28.

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South Sudan rivals form unity government

Rivals Salva Kiir and Riek Machar inaugurated the new unity government, declaring an 'official end' to war despite previous ...

South Sudan rebels reject president's peace plan

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South Sudan rebels reject president's peace plan

Hopes of breaking a deadlock in South Sudan have been dashed after rebel leader Riek Machar rejected a peace offer from ...

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War dominates Africa summit as leaders vow Libya support

African Union leaders vowed on Monday to push peace efforts in Libya, a sign of the bloc's desire to play a bigger role in resolving the ...

South Sudan rivals seek to break deadlock

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South Sudan rivals seek to break deadlock

Rival South Sudan factions held fresh peace talks on Wednesday.

Peace talks drift as Sudan strikes deal with rebels

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Peace talks drift as Sudan strikes deal with rebels

Sudan's new government has agreed to revive a long-dormant irrigation system in the country's central farming region.

US imposes sanctions on S.Sudan ministers over peace delay

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US imposes sanctions on S.Sudan ministers over peace delay

The United States imposed sanctions on two sitting ministers in South Sudan, accusing them of obstructing the young country's peace efforts ...

UN urges South Sudan parties to honour peace deal

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UN urges South Sudan parties to honour peace deal

The UN has called on South Sudan's parties to reaffirm thier commitment to a peace deal.

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More than 100 civilians killed in South Sudan violence

The UN said Wednesday that conflict had intensified in a region of South Sudan since a peace deal was signed, with hundreds of civilians raped or murdered by warring factions.

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South Sudan government agrees six month peace deal extension

South Sudan will have to wait another six months for a new government.

The New Arab

South Sudan paying US lobbyists for better Trump ties

South Sudan's government signed a contract with a US lobbying firm which will help it seek inroads with the Trump administration and hinder ...

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Regional bloc invites S.Sudan rivals to Addis talks

A regional bloc for East Africa extended an invitation on Wednesday to the two South Sudan sides, led by President Salva Kiir and opposition ...

Pope kisses feet of South Sudan's leaders 'for peace'

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Pope kisses feet of South Sudan's leaders 'for peace'

Pope Francis got down and kissed the feet of South Sudan's rival leaders to encourage them to strengthen the country's peace process.

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Western powers warn on violence in South Sudan

South Sudan's government in September reached a peace deal with the main opposition unit of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement but a holdout ...

Prominent opposition leader returns to South Sudan

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Prominent opposition leader returns to South Sudan

Lam Akol, a former minister in Kiir's government who fled Juba in 2016 when a former peace deal collapsed, returned to the capital on Thursday.

South Sudan fighting has 'greatly diminished': UN envoy

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South Sudan fighting has 'greatly diminished': UN envoy

The UN's envoy for South Sudan has said that conflict in the world's youngest nation has dramatically decreased, amid concerns about slowing ...

UN troops to help South Sudan refugees return home

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UN troops to help South Sudan refugees return home

South Sudan refugees are beginning to return to their homes after being displaced during fighting.

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