US sanctions South Sudan first vice president Taban Deng Gai

US Imposes Sanctions on Taban Deng

The United States Treasury Department in a statement on Wednesday said it has imposed sanctions on the first vice president Taban Teng Gai, in...
SPLA-IO forces in Rejaf

Opposition Forces in Torit Move to Nyacigak Training Centre

The Joint Military Ceasefire Commission (JMCC) said the first batch of opposition forces was transported to Nyacigak military training college in Torit State on Saturday. The JMCC is a...
Poaching of Pangolins on Increase in South Sudan

Trafficking of Endangered Pangolins Increases in South Sudan

Researchers have confirmed seven cases of pangolin trafficking in South Sudan, with much higher numbers likely.High demand for pangolin scales and meat in Asian...
Ugandan participants of London gay pride parade

Uganda plans bill imposing death penalty for gay sex

Uganda has announced plans for a bill that will impose death penalty on gay sex.
Kiir and Riek

US warns of sanctions if S.Sudan rivals fail at unity government

The United States will consider sanctions on leaders in South Sudan if they fail to form a unity government by their self-imposed deadline of November 12.
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

At 43, Abiy Ahmed is the youngest head of government in Africa.