South Sudan

Pope implores South Sudan’s leaders to end bloodshed, recriminations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pope Francis began a visit to South Sudan on Friday with an impassioned plea to its fractious leaders to turn […]

South Sudan teetering on brink of strife, UN warned

Reading Time: 2 minutes The failure of the peace process in South Sudan and the subsequent extension of transition deadlines will lead to further […]

South Sudan extends transitional government by 2 years

Reading Time: < 1 minute JUBA, Aug 4 (Reuters) – South Sudan‘s transitional government will remain in power for another two years, its president said […]

Senators Malala, Murkomen on target as Kenya beats South Sudan in Arusha

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala and his Elgeyo Marakwet counterpart Kipchumba Murkomen were on target for Kenya Bunge F.C as they […]

Africa’s steadfast friend in both good and bad times

Reading Time: 3 minutes The world is undergoing profound changes unseen in a century. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, countries are still grappling g with […]

Equity Bank, African Guarantee Fund ink deal to boost women businesses

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenya’s Equity Bank and a pan-African financier, African Guarantee Fund (AGF) on Monday signed an 8.2 billion shillings (75 million […]

Eight die in South Sudan salary cargo plane crash

Reading Time: < 1 minute A cargo plane transporting money for the UN’s World Food Programme has crashed near the South Sudanese capital, Juba, killing […]

South Sudan oil production plummets to 170,000 bpd due to COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes South Sudan oil production has dropped to 170,000 barrels per day (bpd) from 185,000 bpd due to disruptions caused by […]

African Union suspends South Sudan over failure to pay annual fees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Continental body African Union has suspended South Sudan for failing to pay annual contributions accumulating to over USD9 million (Sh900 […]

South Sudan extends COVID-19 lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes South Sudan has indefinitely extended a partial lockdown imposed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s COVID-19-taskforce on Tuesday extended […]