• South Sudan starts unlikely quest to reach 2018 World Cup

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A month after celebrating its first win in a competitive game, South Sudan will make its debut in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday as Africa’s lowest-ranked countries begin their quests to reach soccer’s biggest tournament.

  • South Sudan: Red Cross leaves violent town after threats

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has withdrawn its staff from a humanitarian compound in a violent county in South Sudan after its office was looted and its aid workers threatened.