South Sudan, the world’s newest country, descended into a civil war in December 2013 that’s claimed tens of thousands of lives.
An influential group of South Sudanese politicians added their voices to rising concerns, warning that the country was "on the edge of a precipice".
MTN cuts jobs, scratchcards to survive South Sudan crisis as inflation hits 266%, highest official rate in world> Okech Francis
“We have made losses since we started operating in 2011” - MTN's Khumbulani Dhlomo
Machar has said he’ll travel to the city on April 18 to assume the role of vice president in a transitional government led by rival President Kiir
President Salva Kiir and Machar in August signed a peace deal that committed them to a transitional administration.
The judge set bail for each at the $15 million they are accused of stealing – they couldn’t pay and remain in custody
President reappointed Riek Machar as his deputy last week, as part of a deal signed under huge pressure from an impatient international community.
The country’s elephants, which numbered 5,000 in a 2012 nationwide survey, are still at heavy risk from poaching
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The aircraft killed an unknown number of fishermen. Five Russians were also aboard the plane.