Tensions between the South Sudanese Ngok Dinka community and Misseriya herders have been rampant, with both competing over grazing pastures.
Local officials say suspected nomadic Misseriya herders from Sudan attacked a village in the disputed oil-rich region of Abyei leaving 24 people wounded and abducting 15 others.
Seoul and Tokyo are both major US allies, democracies and market economies faced with an overbearing China and the wayward North. But their relationship continues to be heavily affected by their history.
The rival leaders were to have formed a unity government by November 12, but after meeting in Uganda for six hours, they said that security and governance issues needed to be resolved before they could form a government together.
The rebel leader of South Sudan Riek Machar said Sunday that he wants to further delay the setting up a power-sharing government, warning that rushing into the arrangement would lead to disaster.
Democratic Republic of Congo recorded 2,382 cases of Ebola, of which 1,606 were fatal, the Health Ministry says.
Violence has ratcheted up in South Sudan since a peace deal was signed, with hundreds of civilians raped or murdered by warring factions, a new UN report said.
As a leading investor in the African continent, Beijing aims to reap more and more benefits from the mineral-rich continent but the fast changing reality on the ground may throw up major hurdles.
The UK's annual report on human rights and democracy is a reminder that Britain's leadership pursues profit over principle.
Mental illness affects every fifth person living in war zones, recent research from the World Health Organization shows.
Warring parties have agreed on delaying the formation of a power-sharing government by six months.
Many African governments and prominent political figures hire Trump-linked lobby groups in the US to ease sanctions against them.
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