Thursday 12 December 2013 December 11, 2013 (BOR) - The government of South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei state marked world human rights days on Wednesday by pledging to curb abuses over the next year. Anuak dancers celebrating Human Rights Day in in Bor, Jonglei (...)
Saturday 5 January 2013 January 4, 2013 (BOR) - South Sudan’s next generation of artists, such as the Pigi United Jazz Band, are trying to build a collective national identity and spread peace in the young nation, through the positive messages in the music. (...)
Friday 1 June 2012 JUBA, May 31, 2012 –The parliament of Jonglei State has been split in a row over demands for the Speaker to resign. Jonglei state Speaker, Peter Chol Wal, the opening of state assembly in Bor, ahead of South Sudan’s referendum on (...)
Wednesday 15 August 2012 August 14, 2012 (BOR) - Nineteen members of the Jonglei parliament, almost 40% of the state’s 49 MPs, boycotted the parliamentary session in Bor on Tuesday in support of four MPs who had been suspended by the speaker. The 19 MPs who (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 29 May 2012 May 28, 2012 (LONDON) - A group of five MPs from South Sudan’s Jonglei State have called on the state’s speaker, Peter Chol Wal, to resign, signing a letter announcing that they have "lost confidence" in him.
The MPs accuse Wal of (...)
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