Sunday 11 March 2012 March 10, 2012 (BOR) – Jonglei State’s Akobo commissioner says between 500 and 800 are missing some of them feared dead following Friday’s dawn attack on cattle camps and villages by armed Murle tribesmen. In this UN file photo of 2009 (...)
Friday 16 December 2005 Dec 15, 2005 (NAIROBI) — The United Nations on Thursday launched anti-mine program in Nairobi, appealing for 85.4 million US dollars to remove landmines in Sudan, Somalia and Uganda. A Kenyan soldier brusher sand from a landmine during (...)
Thursday 30 August 2012 August 29, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s vice president, Riek Machar, said Wednesday that 150,000 ex-combatants will undergo the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process into the civil population. Vice President, Riek (...)
Sunday 3 March 2013 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
March 2, 2013 (BENTIU) - Local leaders in Unity state called for a new round of voluntarily civilian disarmament at a two-day conference in Bentiu last week to address the issue of violent crime and cattle (...)
Tuesday 25 September 2012 September 24,2012 (BOR) - United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General to South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, visited Jonglei State on Monday to see the attempts made by the state government to reduce the violence and to (...)
Friday 31 May 2013 May 30, 2013 (BOR) - The commissioner of South Sudan’s police in Jonglei state has reported that 85 AK47 rifles, 1 PKM machine guns and a number of pistols have been confiscated from civilians in a disarmament clampdown in Bor town on (...)
Friday 8 November 2013 November 7, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Authorities in Lakes state’s Yirol West county of reported that a series of firearms have been discovered in remote cattle camps occupied by pastoralist youth from the Apaak community.
Colonel Majak Ruei (...)
Saturday 21 January 2012 January 20, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has reaffirmed its rejection at any attempt to deliver aid in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states outside the purview of its authority.
Khartoum refuses to allow foreign aid groups (...)
Thursday 13 October 2011 By Justin Ambago Ramba.
October 12, 2011 — It’s commendable that the government of South Sudan took upon itself the bold initiative ever to address the widespread insecurity in the country through an enforced nationwide disarmament (...)
Thursday 26 January 2012 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
January 24, 2012 (BENTIU) – Child soldiers demobilised last year in Unity State by the South Sudan Disarmament Demobilisation Reintegration programme (SSDDR) have been given goats by Veterinaires Sans (...)
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 (...)