JUBA, July 7 South Sudan's central bank said it
cut its benchmark interest rate to 10% from 13%, as part of
efforts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on
JUBA Hundreds of civilians, including three aid workers, were killed in a series of tribal clashes in villages in South Sudan's vast Jonglei state, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday.
South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny, who serves as defence minister, have tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Monday. | Video
May 18 South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar
and his wife Angelina Teny have tested positive for coronavirus,
his office said in a statement on Monday.
JUBA South Sudan's fragile government and the peace agreement that formed it are in jeopardy after the country's president and vice president disagreed on how to share out regional states between them.
JUBA Former rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as South Sudan's first vice president on Saturday as part of a unity government with his former adversary President Salva Kiir, a tentative step toward peace after years of civil war ravaged the oil-rich yet impoverished nation.
JUBA South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is due to swear in former rebel leader Riek Machar as his first vice president on Saturday after the two men agreed to form a unity government, a move that could definitively end years of fighting in the country.
JUBA South Sudan's President Salva Kiir appointed former rebel leader Riek Machar as the country's first vice president on Friday, a day after the two men agreed to form a government of national unity.
JUBA Oil-rich South Sudan's former rebel leader and its president will form a unity government by Saturday's deadline, they announced on Thursday, quashing fears the deadline would be pushed back again. | Video
JUBA Swarms of locusts ravaging crops and grazing land across east Africa have reached South Sudan, already reeling from widespread hunger and years of civil war, the country's agriculture minister said on Tuesday.