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South Sudan Coup

'White Army' Militia Marches To Fight In South Sudan

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 02.27.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Twenty-five thousand young men who make up a tribal militia known as the "White Army" are marching toward a contested state...

South Sudan Government Says It's Open To Talks To Prevent War

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | World

By Carl Odera JUBA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government said on Friday it was ready for dialogue with rivals to prevent a retu...

South Sudanese Gov't No Longer Controls Capital Of Oil Producing State

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA and TOM ODULA | Posted 02.18.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Amid defections from South Sudan's military along tribal lines, officials said Thursday the government no longer controls the c...

Hundreds Reported Killed In World's Newest Country

AP | CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.17.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — At least 500 people, most of them soldiers, have been killed in South Sudan since Sunday, a senior government official said...

U.S. Urges Citizens To Leave South Sudan

AP | CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.16.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Gunfire continued to ring out in South Sudan's capital, Juba, Tuesday as the military "cleared out remnants" of soldiers ac...

South Sudanese Army On The Hunt For Coup Plotters

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.16.2014 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Sporadic gunfire continued to ring out in the South Sudan's capital, Juba, as the military "cleared out remnants" of a factio...

Coup Attempt In South Sudan: Official Says

AP | CHARLTON DOKI and RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.15.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- South Sudan's president on Monday ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the capital after soldiers loyal to the former deputy att...