Salva Kiir

Report accuses South Sudanese leaders of using war to amass wealth

 South Sudan’s leaders have amassed fortunes while waging a brutal civil conflict that killed tens of thousands of people, a non-governmental organization said Monday.

South Sudanese president calls for talks after ceasefire brings calm

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said Tuesday he wanted to negotiate with former rebel leader Riek Machar to restore peace after fighting between their forces killed hundreds in the capital Juba.

South Sudanese president declares unilateral ceasefire

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Monday declared a unilateral ceasefire with immediate effect following several days of fighting with troops loyal to former rebel leader Riek Machar.

South Sudan president calls for ceasefire as thousands flee capital

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Sunday called for an immediate ceasefire to end fighting between the army and former rebel troops loyal to his deputy Riek Machar.

South Sudanese rebel leader sworn in as vice president

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in Tuesday as the country's vice president in a move to end his 28-month conflict with President Salva Kiir, which has killed tens of thousands of people.