South Sudan

U.N. Staffer Brings Coronavirus to South Sudan

South Sudan’s first confirmed case of coronavirus infection was identified on Sunday as a 29-year-old Dutch woman who works for the United Nations. Local and U.N. officials said they were attempting to track down everyone she came in contact with during her five weeks in the country.

A man washes his hands to curb the spread of the new coronavirus in Juba, South Sudan, Monday, April 6, 2020. South Sudan on Sunday announced its first case of COVID-19, making it the 51st of Africa's 54 countries to report the disease. (AP Photo)

Pope Considers Trip to South Sudan

ROME (AP) – Pope Francis says he’s studying the possibility of going to South Sudan, the East African nation suffering famine and civil war. Francis said while visiting an Anglican church in Rome on Sunday that Anglican, Presbyterian and Catholic