Kiir Kiir
Stories About


People waved the national flags of South Sudan during a peace ceremony in the capital city of Juba last Thursday. South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to Juba after two years of exile, saying he had come bearing a message of peace. AKUOT CHOL/Akuot Chol/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
AKUOT CHOL/Akuot Chol/AFP/Getty Images

South Sudanese soldiers listened to the verdict being delivered at their trial on Thursday. A military judge found 10 soldiers guilty of rape and murder during a violent attack at the Terrain Hotel in Juba in 2016. AP hide caption

toggle caption

Tens of thousands of refugees are flocking to United Nations compounds like this one in Juba, while fears fester that fighting in the capital will resume. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images