South Sudan’s fragile peace deal still threatens famine

South Sudan’s fragile peace deal still threatens famine
Three years after gaining independence, the rebel movement that propelled South Sudan into statehood has degenerated into ethnic bloodletting verging on civil war. South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has agreed to form an interim government with his political adversary, Riek Machar following pressure from the United Nations Secretary General Ban . . . Read More

Female church workers raped and killed in South Sudan

Female church workers raped and killed in South Sudan
Bor has been the flashpoint of the conflict, with the city changing hands between the government and opposition forces several times. Most of the civilian population has been displaced.Dominika Arseniuk, Polish Humanitarian Action / Flickr / Creative Commons   Scores of female church workers were massacred last month as they . . . Read More