South Sudan's independent media under pressure
Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession.
Motorbike taxi drivers train in road safety to improve transport in South Sudan
Motorbike Taxi drivers in Maban County, South Sudan recently received road safety training in a program meant to help improve safety standards among operators while riding on the road. The exercise was led by the UN mission in the country and the National Police Traffic Service.
U.N. report details abuses committed against civilians in Equatoria, South Sudan
A new United Nations report details abuses being committed against civilians in South Sudan's Western Equatoria region, following fighting in the region this year. The study indicates that abductions, forced child soldier recruits and sexual slavery of girls were perpetrated by both government and rebel forces.
South Sudan soccer students play for peace
University students in South Sudan have taken part in a soccer tournament on a pitch that was once a battleground.
Basketball unites refugees from Sudan and South Sudan
In Egypt's capital, refugees from Sudan and South Sudan put their love for sport ahead of any tensions felt between the east African nations.
The bicycle traders from Sudan
Can you imagine cycling for two days just to buy coffee or juice? Not only that - this man and his brother are also crossing one of the most dangerous borders on the planet: Sudan - South Sudan.
In search of refuge: from South Sudan to DR Congo
In the last four years, millions of people in South Sudan have fled their homes to escape the country’s civil war.
Famine as a Weapon in South Sudan
Civil war has left South Sudan in shambles. Food is scarce and efforts by the United Nations to provide supplies are scarcely enough to feed an undernourished population. Villagers walk many miles for food, hoping to avoid soldiers who steal their food, including government troops.
Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan
For the past four years, South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, has been torn apart by civil war. Two tribes are fighting each other, and their soldiers burn and steal any crops they come across. Famine is being used as a weapon of war.
S.Sudanese refugees flee to Uganda after attacks in Pajok
Refugees from South Sudan cross the border into Uganda, after fleeing the town of Pajok, an ethnic Acholi agricultural and trading community which pro-government forces attacked on Monday 3 April, killing at least 85 people, according to witnesses.