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Warring sides sign peace pact for torn South Sudan – The Standard Digital News

The Standard Digital NewsThe Government of South Sudan and rebels led by former Vice-President Riek Machar have pledged to stop fighting. The ceasefire agreement, which was signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday will also see humanitarian corridors opened to provide …Fighting goes on after South Sudan ceasefire: UNStraits TimesSouth Sudan government, rebels sign ceasefirePakistan […]

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Rival South Sudan Factions Agree to Direct Cease-Fire Talks (1) – Businessweek

BusinessweekSoldiers from South Sudan’s army patrol the streets of Malakal in South Sudan on Dec. 31, 2013. Conflict broke out Dec. 15 after President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy, Riek Machar, of trying to stage a coup. Photographer: Samir Bol/AFP via Getty …South Sudan’s Peace Talks Open in EthiopiaVoice of AmericaOfficial: Rivals in South […]

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South Sudan ceasefire talks begin in Addis Ababa – BBC News

BBC NewsTalks on ending the conflict in South Sudan have officially opened in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Teams representing President Salva Kiir’s government and the rebels supporting sacked Deputy President Riek Machar are due to begin negotiations on …IGAD welcomes start of proxy talks between S. Sudan warring parties despite …XinhuaRival South Sudan Factions […]

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South Sudan: White Army ‘abandons war march’ on Bor town – BBC News

BBC NewsThousands of South Sudanese youths – loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar – have abandoned their march on the strategic town of Bor, officials say. South Sudan’s information minister said community leaders had persuaded most of the “White Army” fighters to …Civilians Trying to Flee South Sudan Violence Are Caught Between Two SidesNew York […]

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South Sudan rebels wary of truce – BBC News

BBC NewsSouth Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said there must be proper negotiations before the rebels can agree to a truce with the government. He was speaking after the government said it had agreed to an immediate end to fighting, in a declaration …South Sudan says will attack rebel stronghold if ceasefire rejectedReuters UKFighting […]

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Rebels take South Sudan town Bor after ‘coup attempt’ – BBC News

BBC NewsSouth Sudanese rebels have taken over a key town, the military has said, as fighting continues after Sunday’s reported coup attempt. “Our soldiers have lost control of Bor to the force of Riek Machar,” said army spokesman Philip Aguer. President Salva Kiir …Troops clash in South Sudan, African states to mediateReutersSouth Sudan town falls […]

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Curfew imposed in South Sudan after apparent coup attempt – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCAIRO — South Sudan President Salva Kiir announced an overnight curfew for civilians Monday after what he characterized as a failed coup attempt. Several people were reported wounded, and hundreds of others sought refuge at United Nations facilities in …South Sudan Government ‘In Control’ After Alleged Coup Bid: KiirVoice of AmericaSouth Sudan quashes […]