In Sudan’s Blue Nile, a sequel to the violence and abuses in Darfur
Refugees tell of indiscriminate bombardments, beatings, and rapes behind government lines.
Sudan denies UN access to Darfur village to check mass rape accusations
A UNAMID spokesman in Sudan was not immediately available for comment on the government decision.
A snapshot of South Sudan after 9 months of civil war
The short story of a new state trying not to fail.
From Bosnia to South Sudan: How one man survived a massacre and helped prevent another
'When it started happening, all the memories of Srebrenica, all the faces, came back to me.'
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
This year, on its birthday, South Sudan would like to take stock of its estimated 9,000 child soldiers
The national army has recommitted to the cause of sparing children from fighting, but it's not totally up to them.
Here are the world's 10 biggest refugee groups compared to populations of US cities
There are almost as many refugees from Afghanistan as people in Denver, Colorado.
This is what South Sudan looks like right now
The country is both beautiful and tragic as hunger and violence take hold.
South Sudan has reached the lowest point in its entire history
Disease, war, famine and death. The four horsemen of the apocalypse will all be in the world's newest country before the year is out.
These maps show where you can still go to jail for apostasy or blasphemy
Nearly a quarter of the globe has anti-blasphemy laws.
How the UN can help in South Sudan
Commentary: Protection of civilians must become the primary objective.
Iraq is among the countries where genocide is most likely to happen
These 9 countries are the world's most dangerous for minorities.
Is relief in sight for war-ravaged Sudan? Thursday's peace talks will tell
The talks could be the start of a much broader national dialogue to ease pressure on a sanctions-hit, indebted economy starved of hard currency since South Sudan separated in 2011.
GlobalPost Explainer: What's going on in South Sudan
GlobalPost's senior correspondent in East Africa decodes what you need to know about Africa's biggest problem of the moment.
Gunfire erupts in South Sudan capital, no sign of talks start
Peace talks between rebels and the government faced further delay in neighboring Ethiopia.
South Sudan: ‘White Army' abandons march on Bor
South Sudan's government said “White Army" fighters had been persuaded to turn back from attacking the Jonglei state capital.
'Thousands' killed as South Sudan slides toward civil war
The UN humanitarian chief in the country has given the first clear indication of the scale of the conflict engulfing South Sudan.
South Sudan: Civil war is looming in the world's newest nation
The turmoil and possible resumption of civil war is worrying regional governments that fear spreading instability.
US aircraft hit by gunfire in South Sudan as conflict worsens
Nearly a week of fighting threatens to drag the world's newest country into civil war just two years after it won independence.
Aircraft attacked, four US service members injured in South Sudan
Four members of the US military were wounded when unidentified shooters hit their plane during a mission to withdraw US citizens from restive South Sudan.
3 Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan as rebels seize control of provincial capital
Soldiers loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar have seized control of Bor, the capital of Jonglei state.
US diplomats evacuated as fresh fighting breaks out in South Sudan
Gunfire could be heard through the capital Juba on Tuesday after the government said it had defeated an attempted coup.
Fighting erupts between South Sudan troops: Witnesses
Fighting broke out between South Sudanese soldiers overnight and gunfire could still be heard on Monday morning, according to witnesses in Juba.
The US executes more people every year than Yemen, Sudan and Afghanistan.
21 countries executed people last year. These 10 nations killed the most.
Turns out almost 70 percent of the world's nations are seriously corrupt
Transparency International's new Corruption Perceptions Index is out, and it doesn't look good. Here are the winners and losers.
How climate change is helping Al Qaeda (VIDEO)
The Sahel is environmentally fragile and politically unstable. Here's how climate change is making a difficult situation worse.
Sudan government, rebels block vaccination drive
The Sudan government and a key rebel group are refusing to let UN workers vaccinate 160,000 children against polio in conflict-stricken states.
George Clooney wants you to drink this coffee
Can war-torn South Sudan rebuild its economy, bean by bean? Coffee industry insiders think so.
Survey: Africans say continent's macroeconomic growth isn't helping them
The Afrobarometer survey, focusing on the perceptions of Africans themselves, adds important nuance to the poverty debate.
Over 19,000 refugees flee conflict in eastern South Sudan: UN
Almost 12,000 have entered Ethiopia from South Sudan's Jonglei state, where the army is trying to put down a rebellion.
Sudan: Protests strengthen against 'killer' Bashir
Thousands call for the resignation of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.