Deputy Prime Minister Mothejoa Metsing says the monarch will announce the date for elections within four days.
Nearly half of all state agriculture department staff are being fired, and posts elsewhere have been frozen.
Human Rights Watch says men with guns and sticks have attacked homes and raped women since a tide of political protests swept the East African nation
Mining Minister Taban Deng Gai will take over the position of VP, while Machar representative has described moves as “illegal and unrealistic"
Government said it would accept Mining Minister Taban Deng Gai to replace VP, Riek Machar after losing contact with him
President Salva Kirr urged the country’s deputy leader to return to his premises in Juba, where his security will be guaranteed
South Sudan's Defense Minister said it will not accept plans by neighboring countries to deploy a Regional Force
Shoprite Holdings Ltd. rose the most in almost eight years and its gains outside domestic market that is increasing profil
Human Rights Watch says Kenyan security forces have forcibly disappeared at least 34 people during counter-terrorism operations
Botswana defends the International Criminal Court amid Sudan's Umar al-Bashir attending the AU summit in Rwanda