South Sudan: Warring rivals agree to finalize peace talks in 60 days

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar on Tuesday reached an agreement to finalize their discussion on a transitional government in the coming months. The two men, who met on the sidelines of the 26th extraordinary meeting of the Read more ›

Ugandan forces capture top LRA lieutenant

The Ugandan military have apprehended a top lieutenant of the Lord Resistance Army (LRA), Charles Okello, during a battle between the rebels and government forces on Monday, April 21. A statement by Army Spokesman, Lt Col Paddy Ankunda, notes that Read more ›

South Sudan: Rebels condemn Regional Leaders’ decision to deploy Forces

Rebels in South Sudan have criticized the decision of the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) to send troops to the deeply desolated nation. Last week, east African leaders met in Addis Ababa and voted to deploy a regional stabilisation and Read more ›