{FD} Delayed verdict in South Sudan’s deadly hotel rampage

Months have passed since the trial of a dozen South Sudanese soldiers accused of gang-raping foreigners and killing a local journalist in a July 2016 rampage, and both the defense and prosecution say they are frustrated by the indefinitely postponed verdict said to be waiting in the office of President Salva Kiir.

{FD} South Sudan rebels vow ‘guerrilla war’ if peace talks fail

South Sudan's opposition is threatening to resort to "guerrilla warfare" if peace talks in Ethiopia fail in the coming days as government forces advance on remaining rebel strongholds in the fifth year of civil war.

{FD} UN troops returning to only base in rebel-held South Sudan

United Nations peacekeepers are returning to the only U.N. base in South Sudan "clearly" in an area under opposition control as residents hope for protection from what they call growing attacks by government troops.