Rising poverty and hunger following five years of brutal civil war in South Sudan is driving many families to marry off their young daughters for a dowry to survive, Oxfam said in a report published Monday.
3 UN officials call on South Sudan to investigate the brutal sexual assaults on women.
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Hundreds of peacekeepers return after completing a UN peacekeeping mission.
South Sudan inaugurates a major disease surveillance center to enhance its capacity.
An estimated 190,000 people have been killed in South Sudan’s civil war.
At least 19 people died in South Sudan in an aircraft crash.
South Sudanese rebels will sign comprehensive draft of a peace deal with the Juba.
South Sudan president and the head of main rebel group signed a final cease fire.
Cambodian peacekeepers returns home after completing a United Nations mission.
South Sudanese leaders have been urged to stick to the ongoing peace talks.
South Sudan’s government has proposed a bill to extend President Salva Kiir’s term for three years.
A ceremony to send off soldiers and military police officers joining UN peacekeeping missions in Mali and S. Sudan is held.
400 Cambodian soldiers will join a UN peacekeeping missions in Mali and S Sudan.
South Sudan shut down mobile operator Vivacell’s service overnight, demanding $66 million in licence fees.
Food security of 124 million people worldwide was under threat last year, says UN.
Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, has died in Kenya at the age of 45.
South Sudan is close to another famine, after more than four years of civil war in the world’s youngest nation.
Cambodia will send 184 soldiers to a UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon in mid-January to take over from Cambodia’s blue hat forces there. General Chhum Sucheat, a spokesman for the National Defence Ministry, told Khmer…
A federal judge partially blocks Trump’s newest restrictions on refugee admissions.
Civil war and hyperinflation have created a crisis in South Sudan, with health and finances the casualties affecting many families.