An influential group of South Sudanese politicians added their voices to rising concerns, warning that the country was "on the edge of a precipice".
Still reeling from a bloody conflict, the country’s international reserves can only cover a few days of imports
Rebel no more: Machar sworn in as South Sudan vice-president after return to capital, Kiir apologises for war
"I am very happy to welcome and warmly receive my brother Dr. Riek Machar," said archrival President Kiir
MTN to cut jobs in Africa's youngest nation amid economic crisis spurred by war--showing just how bad things there are.
South Sudan, rocked by conflict and economy reeling from falling oil prices, devalues currency by 84%
Juba says it plans to fire state workers, in face of conflict that has killed thousands and forced 2 million to flee their homes.
But President Salva Kiir’s side whittles down ‘frightening’ rivals team from nearly 600 to just 30 as wary Washington threatens to cut aid.
Conditions still awful, but "amazing" progress has been made: Drainage canals dug, 8,000 stick-framed dwellings planned, and 1,710 latrines dug.
The planned withdrawal may be hampered by last week's failure of rebel and government leaders to agree on security details for transition
Slippery South Sudan deal inked - why Kiir held out even as rebel chief Machar quickly signed, and what next
What's in the deal? Rebel leader Machar reinstated as first vice president. The government will get 53% of power, the opposition will share the rest.
Africa's newest nation was barely out of its diapers as it ratcheted army spending to over 10% of its GDP, buying Israeli, Chinese and Russian arms.
Cash-strapped oil producers, unable to pay salaries and provide social services, increase the risk of social instability.
The African Union has a different position, of not cooperating on ICC, and Uganda will respect that - Foreign ministry.
S. Sudan troops 'crushed civilians with tanks', then reversed over them to ensure they had been killed: HRW
WARNING: Some accounts in this story will be shocking and possibly traumatic for sensitive readers.
This is a harrowing report of violence against a people that Africa and the world can no longer ignore.
Over 166,000 people have sought shelter inside UN peacekeeper bases across the country and over 2.25 million people have been forced from their homes.
Pesky terrorism, conflict stare down the AU, but bloc determined to walk the talk and deliver on Africa vision.
People are changing their Burundian francs for dollars or euros, and sheltering their savings in their homes or in neighbouring Rwanda.
Regional bloc often criticised for inaction now wants continent's youngest nation punished.
Fighting broke out in December 2013 when Kiir accused Riek Machar, his former deputy, of attempting a coup.