South Sudan

US invades South Sudan

13. July 2016 - 15:15

The U.S. military in Africa said Wednesday it has sent 40 additional soldiers to South Sudan's capital, Juba, to "help secure American personnel and facilities" in the war-torn city.

Rise of Violence in South Sudan


On July 10th, in the country's capital of Juba, fighting between government forces and the opposition broke out. The death toll rose to 272 people in a few days. Today, gunfire continued. A Chinese peacekeeper was killed and several UN employees injured.

The US and Japan have reported the evacuation of its diplomatic missions.