The move would “severely hamper if not curtail” critical aid work in a country on the brink of famine, one aid worker said.
Throughout Ramadan thousands of people have lost their homes and possessions to floods.
The last famine in Africa came from a drought. This one comes from a war.
The latest phase of armed conflict has destroyed much of the country’s health system and made it difficult to reach patients.
The pregnant Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death over her Christian faith last month was freed and rearrested as she tried to leave Sudan.
These are the world’s 10 least peaceful countries, according to the 2014 Global Peace Index (GPI).
Congo and Syria get most of the press, but sexual violence is rampant in conflict zones around the world.
Doctors Without Borders has been forced to abandon some of its operations in South Sudan.
The former vice president is a fugitive with renegade troops, and the prospect of civil war hangs over the world’s newest country.
At a refugee camp in Juba, South Sudan, men refuse to leave as violence sweeps through the nation.
Fighting broke out between rival political factions last week — starting a cycle of violence that has killed and displaced thousands of civilians.
More than 500 people have been killed in four days of fighting in South Sudan. But the problems go much further back.
The day after a suspected coup attempt, deadly clashes in South Sudan between rival army factions have left hundreds dead, wounded, and displaced.
On 9 July 2011, South Sudan became the world’s 193rd independent nation. After decades of civil war and a six-year peace process initiated by Dr. John Garang, this past Saturday the South Sudanese finally had the chance to celebrate a seemingly never-ending fight. The looks on everyone’s faces in these photos are priceless.
View List ›