Tuesday 8 May 2012 May 7,2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan announced on Monday that a group of rebels have abandoned their armed struggle and returned to the country’s capital Juba, apparently in a response to a presidential amnesty to all rebel groups. South (...)
Tuesday 27 March 2012 By Ngor Arol Garang
March 26, 2012 (JUBA) - At least 11 people in Twic County, Warrap state were killed on 25 March, Twic County commissioner, Dominic Deng Kuoc Malek, told Sudan Tribune on 26 March.
Mostly women and children are (...)
Friday 16 November 2012 November 15, 2012 (BOR) - Lawmakers in South Sudan’s eastern state of Jonglei, the scene of a localised rebellion and controversial disarmament campaign, have passed a bill making it illegal for civilians to carry guns or ammunition (...)
Monday 10 December 2012 December 9, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan and South Sudan have delayed their meeting on the implementation of security arrangements until Monday after failing to agree on its agenda.
The two parties did not agree last November in meeting (...)
Tuesday 1 November 2011 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
October 31, 2011 (BENTIU) - Payinjiar county, one of the counties of Unity state most affected by illegal arms, has been peacefully taking part in a disarmament programme. UNMISS team and county officials at (...)
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 19 February 2012 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
February 18, 2012 (MAPELS) - South Sudan’s Vice President Riek Machar Teny urged on Saturday the three neighboring states governors of Warrap, Unity and Lake States to work to create peaceful borders and (...)
Thursday 29 September 2011 By Ngor Arol Garang
September 29, 2011 (JUBA) - South Sudan launched an official national Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration strategic plan on Wednesday, days after the cabinet passed a resolution allowing the removal of (...)
Thursday 31 May 2007 May 30, 2007 (ENTEBBE, Uganda ) — The forceful disarmament of millions of pastoralists in the Horn of Africa region has failed and a new approach must be adopted, officials said here Wednesday.
Delegates at a meeting of the east (...)
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 (...)