People seeking refuge from ethnic violence in South Sudan are not finding it in UN camps. Western nations are evacuating their nationals.
UN peacekeepers from Ghana have been recalled from their base in South Sudan following allegations of sexual exploitation of women at the site. It is the latest in a spate similar such disclosures.
UNICEF has said the children are the first of a group of 700 due to be freed in the coming weeks. Even after the release, thousands of children are forced to carry guns and fight in the conflict-torn country.
South Sudan’s government has summoned a top US diplomat in Juba to protest recent remarks made by US ambassador Nikki Haley while addressing the UN Security Council on the peace process in South Sudan.
Up to six million people in South Sudan face extreme hunger a report by the UN says, that's an increase of 40 percent since 2017. The report warns that famine could return to the country in the throes of civil war.
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