South Sudan

Stakes high as Kiir boots army boss

Simon Allison

South Sudan’s president has sacked his army chief in a risky gamble to tighten his grip on power

China’s success in Africa depends on peace in South Sudan

Peter Biar Ajak

For a regional connectivity plan to work, there must be stability in east Africa, writes Peter Biar Ajak.

South Sudan's crisis is complex, but there's a way out of war and fragility

Sarah Logan

South Sudan has a huge challenge ahead to achieve and maintain peace.

Could this country be among the world's best for refugees?

Mugume Davis Rwakaringi

Many Ugandans were once refugees themselves. Now, they are 'paying back the good' and making their country one of the best in the world for refugees.

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar 'under house arrest' in Pretoria, says source

Peter Fabricius, Denis Dumo

A well-connected regional political consultant said Machar was being kept 'basically under house arrest' near Pretoria with his movements restricted.