Thursday 26 September 2013 September 25, 2013 (JUBA) – A man was killed on Tuesday night in Bor town, the capital of Jonglei state, in what officials have described as an accident.
Philip Thon Nyok, a member of parliament representing Bor town in the Jonglei (...)
Wednesday 6 November 2013 November 5, 2013 (BOR) - The acting governor of Jonglei state, Hussein Maar Nyuot, returned to Bor from Juba on Tuesday morning in Bor from Juba where he went for official visit. Hussein Maar Nyuot, speaking to the press in Bor airport (...)
Thursday 21 November 2013 November 20, 2013 (BOR) – Jonglei’s new caretaker governor, John Kong Nyuon, arrived in Bor on Wednesday warning that investors and South Sudan’s government were using insecurity “as an excuse for lack of development” in the troubled (...)
Saturday 28 September 2013 September 27, 2013 (JUBA) – An attempted cattle raid in South Sudan’s Jonglei state was halted on Friday by local residents with no casualties reported, according to a local MP.
Some cows were driven away by gunmen in Yicnhom, a village (...)
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 23 January 2013 January 20, 2013 (BOR) - A member of South Sudan’s ruling party (SPLM) has told his comrades and the public not to blame the party as an entity, but its members for failing to fulfill their rightful obligations. MP Philip Thon Nyok (...)
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 (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protest killings2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces
(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)