Africa

Tentative truce brings some hope to South Sudan

Talks among its leaders have raised expectations that a two-year civil war will soon be over – but famine and fear still rule in the world’s youngest country. James Cusick reports from Nyal

The world's newest country – where 3 million face starvation

The UN drops food from planes into a land decimated by a two-year bloody conflict that is destroying its oil rich future. But this won't be enough to pull it back from the brink of a humanitarian emergency. In his first of three special reports, James Cusick reports from Nyal