World’s Youngest Country South Sudan in Civil War

World’s Youngest Country South Sudan in Civil War

As the world’s youngest country descends into civil and ethnic war, the international community has been trying desperately to end the conflict in South Sudan. The five-month long war over loyalty to former Vice President Machar and current President Kiir has prompted U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N’s Secretary Ban Ki-Moon to visit […]

South Sudan Ceasefire Ends Long Chapter in Short History

South Sudan Ceasefire Ends Long Chapter in Short History

The ceasefire agreement reached today in the conflict in South Sudan ends a long chapter in the nation’s short history. At a conference in Ethiopia, rebel forces and government officials agreed to end one month of racially motivated fighting in the impoverished African nation. United Nations (UN) observers estimate that the conflict has claimed the […]

South Sudan Ceasefire Signed

South Sudan Ceasefire Signed

South Sudan rebels and government officials signed a ceasefire agreement today at a conference in Ethiopia ending one month of fighting in the African nation. The United Nations estimates that the recent fighting had claimed the lives of over 1,000 South Sudan citizens and forced at least 500,000 from their homes. South Sudan gained independence […]