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.
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.
Preaching peace through music in a Ugandan refugee camp
Moses Lupai organizes concerts and gives hope to fellow refugees in Northern Uganda's Rhino Camp where more than 100,000 refugees live. Uganda is home to over one million South Sudan refugees that have fled fighting which broke out in 2013.
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.
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.
Thousands of South Sudanese refugees seek shelter in Uganda
Over one and a half million South Sudanese have fled the war and famine in their country. An estimated 800,000 of them have escaped to neighbouring Uganda and more than 2,000 are still crossing the border every day.