Thursday 5 December 2013
By Luka Biong Deng
December 4, 2013 - South Sudan, unlike other countries that are still struggling to get accepted to the UN, was unanimously accepted to the UN. Such acceptance came as a result of the long political struggle of the (...)
Wednesday 29 February 2012
February 28, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – A coalition of radical Islamic groups in Sudan has threatened to unseat the country’s President Omer Al-Bashir if he fails to heed demands for a constitution based on Shariah laws. Sudan President Omar (...)
Monday 15 December 2014
December 14, 2014 (JUBA) – At least 17 South Sudanese opposition parties have agreed to form an alliance aiming at restructuring the country into a viable and flourishing nation.
According to a communique issued by the parties, the (...)
Monday 13 October 2014
October 12, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s former justice minister, John Luk Jok, says he regrets his role in drafting the current Transitional Constitution, which he says gives the president excessive powers. South Sudan’s former justice (...)
Monday 29 December 2014
December 28, 2014 (MAPEL) – The governor of South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal State, Zackaria Hassan on Saturday relieve three of this commissioners, including the Wau town mayor.
Wau county commissioner, Angelo Taban, Hassan Jalab (...)
Friday 19 April 2013
By David L. Phillips and Ahmed Hussain Adam
April 18, 2013 - Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir announced the release of all political prisoners and called for a national dialogue on reconciliation in a major speech to Sudan’s (...)
Saturday 28 February 2015
February 27, 2015 (JUBA) – The governor of South Sudan’s Warrap state, Nyandeng Malek, has appointed Ajiek Ajiek as the first mayor of the provincial capital, Kwajok.
Ajiek is deputised by Joseph Anei Mador, formerly director for public (...)
Saturday 3 August 2013
August 2, 2013 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir presented his new cabinet structure to South Sudan’s 10 state governors, asking them to also downsize their own administrations at the state level.
During the meeting at his office on (...)
Tuesday 14 October 2014
October 13, 2014 (JUBA) – The leadership of South Sudan’s armed opposition wants to see president Salva Kiir Mayardit and his government replaced with a new administration, its deputy head of the youth wing, Peter Mabior Riiny said in a (...)
Tuesday 18 November 2014
November 18, 2014 (JUBA) – A youth entity in South Sudan’s Warrap state has distanced itself from a recent petition by a section of young people and human right activists demanding that governor Nyandeng Malek relinquishes her position. (...)
Why reports on alleged atrocities are flawed2015-07-28 08:59:54
By Joseph de Tuombuk*
The recently-released Human Rights Watch and UNMISS reports on alleged atrocities committed by SPLA forces, are seriously flawed and could not withstand any challenge in (...)