Thursday 13 November 2014
November 12, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has unequivocally rejected any proposal seeking to abolish the position of vice-president, his office said on Wednesday. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (Photo: Reuters) (...)
Wednesday 9 July 2014
July 9, 2014 (JUBA) – Douglas Johnson, a veteran historian and author who has worked in Sudan for nearly 50 years, said federalism meant different things in the minds of different people and leaders in the new country.
He gave a (...)
Wednesday 12 November 2014
November 11, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government said it would not yield to its armed opposition demands to have the vice-president’s position scrapped and replaced with a prime minister. South Sudan’s vice-pesident, James Wani (...)
Monday 26 January 2015
January 25, 2015 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has downplayed the defection of the head of its state-owned media agency to the armed opposition, saying the latter evaded justice after failing to meet his financial obligations (...)
Sunday 16 November 2014
November 15, 2014 (KAMPALA) – The leader of South Sudan’s rebel faction, Riek Machar, is due to brief senior officials next week after agreeing to a power-sharing concession with president Salva Kiir.
The rebel faction’s Kampala-based (...)
Sunday 11 January 2015
January 10, 2015 (JUBA) – A spokesperson for South Sudan’s presidency described as “irresponsible” remarks by Central Equatoria governor, Clement Wani Konga urging people from Equatoria region not to get involved in the “fight between the (...)
Thursday 14 May 2015
May 13, 2015 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir has appointed new officers in the police service, days after sacking others serving in the prisons and fire brigade. South Sudan’s new police boss attends a ceremony organised by (...)
Tuesday 12 May 2015
May 11, 2015 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Warrap state is experiencing a power vacuum after the expiry on Sunday of governor Nyandeng Malek’s term in office, drawing uncertainty and calls for immediate action. Warrap state governor Nyandeng (...)
Saturday 4 August 2012
Petition against the removal of local chiefs by the commissioner of Twic East County, Dau Akoi Jurkuch, on 25th July, 2012.
TO: H.E. Kuol Manyang Juuk, Governor, Jonglei State.
CC: Hon. Madam Hilde Johnson, Special Representative of (...)
Sunday 9 August 2015
August 8, 2015 (RUMBEK) - South Sudan’s ruling party officials in Lakes state have criticised the caretaker governor’s decision to appoint an opposition politician the commissioner for Rumbek North county. Lakes state governor Maj-Gen (...)
Open letter to UN secretary-general2015-09-01 09:11:28
To Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Dear Mr. Ban,
Tuesday, 1st September 2015
To the military parade in Beijing on September 3rd you have been invited as (...)
The perilous change in Darfur’s demography2015-08-28 08:10:36
By Eric Reeves
The debate about whether or not Darfur was the site of genocide long ago flamed out, largely because the issue became excessively politicized and the world—in general—no longer (...)