iOS app Android app

Sudan South Sudan Conflict

Lost Boy Home and the South Sudan Conflict

Mark Barger Elliott | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Mark Barger Elliott

Zachariah Char returned to South Sudan in December to build a medical clinic honoring his father and mother. On December 18, he was evacuated from South Sudan by the U.S. government. In this brief Op-Doc, Zachariah speaks movingly as to how these events have preempted the realization of his "dream."

South Sudan's Forgotten People and Their Forgotten Diseases

Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D. | Posted 03.02.2014 | World
Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D.

This week the community of tropical disease experts working in South Sudan is holding its collective breath over recent news of ethnic attacks, a potential for civil war, and the prospect that a public health tragedy could soon emerge in the region.

Obama Deploys Small Military Group To South Sudan

AP | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has deployed a small military contingent to South Sudan to help bolster security at the U.S. Embassy amid e...

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...

Clinton Urges Sudan, South Sudan To Reconcile

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 10.03.2012 | World

ENTEBBE, Uganda — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she hopes drones will soon be able to see through jungle cover so t...

Rare Cell Phone Video Shows Soldiers Torching Sudanese Village

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A rare video shot by a soldier in a unit nicknamed the "match battalion" shows Sudanese troops burning a village in southern Sudan l...

Deepening Food Insecurity Casts Shadow Over South Sudan's First Birthday

Paul O'Brien | Posted 08.08.2012 | Impact
Paul O'Brien

If war breaks out between South Sudan and the Republic of Sudan, fewer resources will be available to make the necessary investments that will allow the South Sudanese people to lead fruitful, rewarding lives -- above the poverty line and food secure -- in the new Republic of South Sudan.

South Sudan Torturing, Killing Minority Tribe, Says Group

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

JUBA, South Sudan -- South Sudan military forces tasked with carrying out a disarmament campaign among feuding ethnic groups are raping, torturing and...

Trench Marks Sudan-South Sudan Border As Rains Come

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

TACHUIEN, South Sudan -- A trench dug across a red dirt road marks part of the shifting border this week between Sudan and South Sudan, old enemies wh...

Sudan Will 'Chop Off Any Hand' Trying To Take Land In Conflict With South Sudan

AP | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Sudan's president vowed revenge for any attacks by South Sudan against the north's territory, saying Thursday his forces will "chop...

South Sudan Official: Sudan Warplanes Bomb South Sudan

AP | MICHAEL ONYIEGO | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JUBA, South Sudan — Sudan resumed its aerial bombardment of South Sudan, violating international calls for a cessation of hostilities between th...

Sudanese Peace Deal?

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, May 2 (Reuters) - Sudan's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it had agreed "in principle" with a seven-point roadmap drafted by the Africa...

Sudan Declares State Of Emergency

AP | MOHAMMED SAEED | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan declared a state of emergency Sunday in areas bordering South Sudan, giving authorities wide powers of arrest a day afte...

Official: Sudan Continues Bombardment

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — South Sudan's president said its northern neighbor has "declared war" on the world's newest nation, just hours after Sudanese j...

Obama: 'It's Easier To Start Wars Than To End Them'

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- South Sudan and Sudan must stop all military actions against each other and resolve their disputes through negotiations to avoid goi...

Sudan Launches Attacks On South Sudan

AP | MICHAEL ONYIEGO | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

JUBA, South Sudan — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Sudan and South Sudan on Thursday to step back from the brink of war and return to ...