Renewed fighting breaks out in South Sudan

Renewed fighting has broken out in South Sudan between forces loyal to the president and vice-president.

Reports say gunfire and large explosions could be heard all over the city as heavy artillery is being used.

The latest violence came hours after the UN Security Council called on the warring factions to immediately stop the fighting.

The fighting broke out when troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and first Vice-President Riek Machar began shooting at each other in the streets of the South Sudanese capital, Juba.

More than 200 people are reported to have died in clashes since Friday.

Government says it has taken measures to ensure there’s peace along the  Sudan boarder and has deployed a force to  prevent the conflict in neighboring South Sudan from spreading to its territory

The conflict comes as AU meets in Rwanda amnd when igad is set to meet next week. Bantariza hopes that the two AU organisation will come up with measures to stop the conflict.

July 11 2016