Specialists' report presented to UN Security Council says the situation in South Sudan is far from a change and the peace deal has become a lucrative venue for elite power politics.
President Salva Kiir orders military officers loyal to his Vice President Riek Machar to be officially integrated into a unified command of the army, a central pillar of the 2018 peace deal.
The United Nations drew up a list of 142 individuals who warrant investigation for crimes including mass rapes and sexual slavery of women and deliberate killing of scores of children.
President Salva Kiir vows no return to war amid looming starvation, political insecurity, economic ruin and natural calamities in the African country.
The majority of the population have been keeping their money at home instead of in banks to avoid possible confiscation amid the country's economic crisis.
President Salva Kiir hails "official ending of war" as rebel leader Riek Machar is sworn in as first vice president, formally rejoining government in latest bid to bring peace to African nation ravaged by war.
Meanwhile, a United Nations commission accused South Sudan's warring sides of deliberately starving people for strategic gain.
President Salva Kiir's offer to return to a system of 10 states and three contentious "administrative areas" will open a "Pandora's box," Rebel chief Riek Machar says.
President Salva Kiir says he was cutting number of states from 32 to 10, unlocking a stalled peace deal and paving way for formation of long-awaited unity government.
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.
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.
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.
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