"We had a meeting with the president on the outstanding issues. We have agreed to form the government on 22 Feb," Machar, First Vice President-nominee said.
“The compromise we have made today is a painful decision but a necessary one if that is what brings peace,” President Kiir said in a statement.
South Sudan is banking on oil earnings to revive its stalled agriculture and save its population from perennial dependence on food imports and relief supplies. Announced...
Through the deal, South Sudan will supply the Khartoum refinery 28,000 barrels per day
Pope Francis, Archbishop Welby and Rev. Chalmers urge Kiir and Machar to at least form a transitional government.
South Sudan descended into conflict in December 2013 after Kiir sacked his Deputy Machar, leading to crisis
An international aid organisation, Relief International, on Monday said that a group of armed men stormed its premises in northeastern South Sudan, assaulting and injuring five staff members....
South Sudan's president and its armed opposition leader have been given another extension to join forces
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar on Thursday were given another 100 days to form a power-sharing government after failing to resolve...
This new set of talks follow a first round in September when both sides agreed on a road map for negotiations