Gulf Times - Juba
South Sudan rebel leader in Juba for talks as peace deal falters

South Sudan rebel leader in Juba for talks as peace deal falters

South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Saturday in a bid to salvage a peace deal with less than a month to go until he is to form a government with President Salva Kiir.

Sudan peace talks resume after deadlock

Sudan peace talks resume after deadlock

Peace talks between the Sudanese government and rebels resumed Friday in neighbouring South Sudan

Sudan peace talks stall as rebel group halts talks over attack

Sudan peace talks stall as rebel group halts talks over attack

Sudan peace talks stalled before they began in Juba on Wednesday as a key rebel grouping said it refused to negotiate with Khartoum

Prisoners riot, seize weapons at South Sudan detention centre

Prisoners riot, seize weapons at South Sudan detention centre

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.

Gunmen attack South Sudan humanitarian convoy, driver killed-UNICEF

Gunmen attack South Sudan humanitarian convoy, driver killed-UNICEF

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's ousted army chief returns to capital

South Sudan's ousted army chief returns to capital

South Sudan's ousted army chief Paul Malong returned to the capital Juba on Saturday, saying he had no intention of staging a revolt against President Salva Kiir's government.

South Sudan rebels say raid jail, capture town

South Sudan rebels say raid jail, capture town

South Sudanese rebels said they had taken control of a town on the Ugandan border and killed 14 soldiers in the fighting, an account dismissed on Tuesday as "ridiculous and unfounded" by the government.

Gunman kills 9 football fans in South Sudan

Gunman kills 9 football fans in South Sudan

At least nine people were killed and 11 wounded in South Sudan's capital, Juba, when an unidentified gunman opened fire on people watching a football match on television at the weekend, a police spokesman said on Monday.

Sudan, S.Sudan agree to extend oil deal

Sudan, S.Sudan agree to extend oil deal

Sudan and South Sudan agreed Tuesday to extend an oil deal between the two countries, officials said, but they failed to settle the exact terms.

South Sudan opposition leader Machar 'leaves country'

South Sudan opposition leader Machar 'leaves country'

South Sudan's former vice president and opposition leader Riek Machar has left the country for a neighbouring state, opposition officials said, weeks after he withdrew from the capital during fierce fighting with government troops.

Ugandan army enters South Sudan to evacuate citzens

Ugandan army enters South Sudan to evacuate citzens

A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan on Thursday to evacuate citizens trapped in the capital Juba as fears persist that days of fierce fighting might reignite despite a ceasefire.

Fears of further fighting as South Sudan ceasefire holds

Fears of further fighting as South Sudan ceasefire holds

A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan on Thursday to evacuate citizens trapped in the capital Juba as fears persist that recent days of intense fighting might reignite despite a ceasefire.