Qatar has "expressed interest" in looking at available opportunities in South Sudan’s hydrocarbon sector and in its upstream facilities, said the African country’s Minister of Petroleum, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth.
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar will return to the capital Juba to celebrate a peace deal on Wednesday, his group said, more than two years after he fled the country after the collapse of an earlier accord.
Prisoners rioted and seized weapons at a detention centre in South Sudan's capital Juba early on Sunday, a security source and local residents said.
South Sudan's vice president urged world governments Friday to put aside skepticism about Juba's commitment to a new peace deal following a string of failed agreements.
South Sudan's brutal civil war has left almost 400,000 people dead, a new study by a British university said Wednesday, an estimate about eight times the figure usually cited.
Contrast, Al Jazeera's immersive media studio, has announced the release of the latest immersive 360° video series from South Sudan.
South Sudanese authorities have arrested a prominent economist and critic of both the government and rebels, his wife said on Tuesday, the latest activist to be rounded up in the war-torn state.
At least 232 civilians were killed and 120 women and girls raped in "scorched earth" attacks by South Sudan government troops and aligned forces in opposition-held villages earlier this year, the UN human rights office said on Tuesday.
One person was killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of UN children's agency UNICEF north of South Sudan's capital Juba on Wednesday, according to the agency.
South Sudan offered to allow a rebel representative to join its government on Friday, but ruled out Riek Machar, saying they had "had enough" of the rebel leader after five years of civil war.