Friday 1 November 2013 October 31, 2013 (BENTIU) - The minister of higher education, science and technology, John Gai Yoach, says he will work to improve education in South Sudan and acknowledged the poor state of education across the young nation. South (...)
Wednesday 20 March 2013 March 18, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan languished at the lower end of the latest Human Development Index (HDI) published recently by the United Nations, ranking 171 out of 187 countries included world-wide.
While the ranking puts Sudan (...)
Wednesday 13 November 2013 November 12, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Three journalists working for the state-run radio station in South Sudan’s Lakes state have been sacked and two reporters suspended for three months without payment.
The decision was taken by the Lakes (...)
Monday 27 May 2013 By Kate McIntosh
May 26, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Gisma Abdel el-Shafe dreams of one day owning a house of her own. Tea ladies are a familiar site on Sudan’s city streets, but are often vulnerable to abuse (ST)
But though she works six days (...)
Sunday 6 October 2013 October 5, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s ministry of higher education, science and technology has appealed to Juba University administration to give it time to address lecturers’ concerns that led to them threatening to take strike action (...)
Tuesday 31 July 2012 By Julius N. Uma
July 30, 2012 (JUBA) - The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is providing start-up funding and advisory support for the Sudd Institute, a new, independent policy research organization based in the South (...)
Friday 26 October 2012 October 25, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning on Thursday broke its silence over confusion stemming from allegations that the austerity measures have led to salaries of state employees have been (...)
Wednesday 22 May 2013 May 21, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan intends to establish a specialised micro-finance bank with a capital of $ 5 million to fight poverty, raise standards of living, and curb unemployment.
The bank is a joint venture between Zain Telecom, (...)
Thursday 12 December 2013 December 11, 2013 (RUMBEK) – The Lakes state legislative assembly has voted against a November directive by the caretaker governor ordering a 5% deduction in the salary of civil servants in the state.
Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol (...)
Wednesday 12 June 2013 By Ngor Arol Garang
June 11, 2013 - Today, at the national parliament while at the gallery, I run into friendly discussion with someone from the office of the president. It was civilised and educative exchange of views and ideas. He (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)