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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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. Jonglei state’s former deputy governor, Hussein Maar (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Return of Dr. Machar to Juba and next political move2016-04-26 22:23:10
By James Okuk
After exhausting the immature dramatic politicking about return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba to take up his duties as the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan for 30 (...)
Sudan: Silencing women rights defenders2016-03-31 20:22:15
Human Rights Watch Sudan: Silencing Women Rights Defenders Sexual Abuse, Intimidation by Security Forces
(Nairobi, March 24, 2016) – Sudanese security forces have used sexual violence, (...)