Renewed fighting in the war-torn country has derailed humanitarian relief efforts, and now tens of thousands are facing starvation.
Three years ago, South Sudan gained independence and became its own nation. Now, it may be about to start a civil war.
South Sudan achieved its troubled independence only in 2011 but a group of Washington-based policy wonks and government officials had been plotting since the 1980s to bring that result about.
Refugees in the Nuba Mountains now face a more dangerous weapon than war itself: hunger.
A year after the birth of South Sudan, gun culture persists. The result? Ongoing violence in a country attempting to build a foundation of peace.
Inside the high-profile campaign by Washington politicians, NGO do-gooders, and celebrities to create an independent South Sudan--whether it's a disaster or not.
In a series of dispatches Alan Boswell looks beyond the simplistic narrative that features Khartoum as an evil aggressive state and South Sudan as the morally superior victim.
Images of vulnerability. Photographer Cédric Gerbehaye documents the fragile situation unfolding in South Sudan as the newly independent state nears its one-year anniversary.
Pulitzer Center grantee Trevor Snapp sits down for an interview with French photography website, Photographie.com, to talk about his reporting project in South Sudan.
Pulitzer Center grantee Cédric Gerbehaye's photographs were featured in De Standaard, a Flemish daily newspaper published in Belgium.
Pulitzer Center grantee Cédric Gerbehaye's photographs were featured in De Volkskrant, a daily newspaper published in the Netherlands.
South Sudan may be a new country, but it's fighting the same old war.