Once, the Lord’s Resistance Army preyed on elephants for food in the bush, but now it is ‘white gold’ they seek
The move comes as security continues to deteriorate in the capital
Negotiators meet in Ethiopia as UN calls for end to fighting during which more than 1,000 people have been killed
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British, Canadian and Kenyan citizens are among 3,000 foreigners trapped in a South Sudan city experiencing bouts of heavy machine gun fire, one of the most violent areas of a weeklong conflict that has likely killed more than 1,000 people, a top UN official said Monday.
Campaign group warns that if rebel forces capture the country's assets, they could 'hold the government to ransom'
Fighting, sparked by an attempted coup, has spread beyond the capital city despite a curfew and airport closure
Thousands have fled from their homes after violence erupted in the world’s newest country. Peter Popham examines the rivalry behind the conflict
There are now fears the country is on the brink of civil war ‘along ethnic lines’
Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan are the most corrupt regions according to Transparency International
More than 40,000 people have been displaced by fighting between Seleka fighters and those loyal to ex-President Francois Bozize. With the country slipping deeper into chaos, former colonial power France plans to boost its force there to around 1,000 troops to restore law and order until a much bigger African Union force fully deploys.
It is a plaster that cannot heal the region's perpetual turmoil
Wave of sackings aimed at removing country's powerful vice president Riek Machar
Today the United States of America is celebrating its Independence Day. But at 237 years old, Uncle Sam is actually relatively elderly. Here are the four young whippersnappers of international relations:
Student of the year Husameldin Elnasri speaks about his experiences at Lancaster University and the hopes he has for his homeland Sudan