Violence stemming from rivalry between Murle and Lou Nuer tribes has sent at least 100,000 people fleeing their homes.
Leading Ennahda party may have to make uncomfortable concessions and unite with a fractured opposition block.
Amid symbolic gestures, political animosity continues to grow between the two countries.
Political animosity continues to grow between the two countries
Whether he is tackling corruption or strengthening his own power, Salva Kiir gives no explanation for cabinet changes.
Refugees on Mauritanian border with Mali are angry as they have yet to get IDs ahead of crucial elections.
West African nation gears up for election after a period of insecurity and French military intervention.
With all the attention given to AIDS, Malaria and TB in Africa, are we losing sight of other basic services?
Country's Islamist-led government caught in deep crisis of consensus, yet Morocco remains hailed as political 'model'.
Alarmed by the number of deaf students contracting HIV/AIDS, outreach programme moves to help those at risk.
Conferences of this kind, with their grandly-worded commitments, usually accomplish little.