Friday 29 August 2014
August 28, 2014 (RUMBEK) – A fresh wave of inter-clan violence flared in Lakes state’s Rumbek Central county on Wednesday, leaving three people dead. Traditional spear masters (community leaders) in South Sudan’s Lakes state conduct a (...)
Saturday 5 April 2014
April 4, 2014 (JUBA) – The spokesperson for South Sudanese opposition forces claimed they had no hand in Jonglei’s Twic East county attack in which five people died and two were injured.
Lul Ruai Koang said armed Dinka-Nyarweng youth (...)
Sunday 6 January 2013
January 5, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Authorities in Cueibet County of Lakes state have reported that one person was killed and two others injured on Thursday in an alleged cattle raid by armed youth.
Cueibet County Commissioner, Isaac Mayom (...)
Thursday 24 January 2013
January 23, 2013 (JUBA)- An official from South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state on Wednesday expressed concerns about the increasing level of violence in neighbouring Lake state, urging its authorities and pastoral communities to (...)
Thursday 28 April 2011
April 27, 2011 (LONDON) – The United Nations and government of South Sudan on April 19 in Jonglei state launched a new police unit to tackle cattle rustling. Jonglei Deputy Governor Hussein Mar and Joe Feeney, UNDP Head of Office in (...)
Tuesday 12 March 2013
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
March 11, 2013 (BENTIU) – Authorities in South Sudan’s Unity state said they recovered 56 herds of cattle raided from neighbouring Warrap last week, apprehending 10 cattle rustlers in the process.
Two people, (...)
Thursday 29 May 2014
May 28, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Fresh clashes in Lakes state’s Rumbek East county on Tuesday have left three people dead.
The clashes erupted between the Kok-Awac and Kok-Ker sub-clans who share the same area of Rumbek East county.
A local (...)
Monday 2 January 2012
By Steve Paterno
January 1, 2012 — In South Sudan, ethnic or inter-ethnic conflict is as an old phenomenon as the rival communities themselves. However, in recent years, the proliferation of modern weaponry in the hands of the (...)
Thursday 18 April 2013
April 17, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s army (SPLA) has come under increased criticisms from citizens and state government officials over the way it has intervened in separating conflicting communities in Eastern Equatoria state’s Budi (...)
Tuesday 11 December 2012
By Jacob K. Lupai
December 10, 2012 — South Sudan fought two bitter wars (1955 to 1972 and 1983 to 2005) against what was perceived as gross marginalization by successive governments of the old Sudan which perpetrated insecurity as a (...)
A critique of the IGAD protocol for peace in S Sudan2014-08-30 05:53:03
“A critique of the IGAD protocol on agreed principles on transitional arrangements towards resolution of the crisis in South Sudan”
By David de Chand
August 29, 2014 - First and foremost of all, (...)
IGAD failure to delivering peace for South Sudan!2014-08-30 05:43:48
By Jacob Odong
August 29, 2014- The East African Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is concluding a plan to allow for what they are calling a unity government for South Sudan. If (...)