Regions / South Sudan
As the world's youngest country enters its third year of civil war, there are new hopes for a durable peace.
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
Survivors say rape has become "just a normal thing" for women caught up in South Sudan's civil war.
South Sudan is unable to function as a state because it lacks the basic ingredients needed for nation-building.
While the international community propped up kleptocratic generals, South Sudan's social entrepreneurs took matters into their own hands. The future of the country belongs to them.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
The citizens of South Sudan are paying the price for happening to live in a country that does not deserve to be called a country.
The devastation in South Sudan over the past year has been horrendous and it could get worse.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
It may only be Sudan that can pave the way towards sustainable peace in South Sudan.