Monday 18 March 2013
March 17, 2013 (BOR) - Jonglei state’s three newly-appointed commissioners for Akobo, Fangak and Nyirol counties were sworn in on Saturday to assume their powers in their offices after their predecessors were sacked at the beginning of (...)
Thursday 6 December 2012
December 4, 2012 (BOR) - Jonglei State launched a forum for county commissioners, executive directors, paramount chiefs, chairpersons of county legislative assemblies and women representatives in Bor on Monday. The first row of (...)
Wednesday 6 February 2013
February 5, 2013 (BOR) - The archbishop of South Sudan, Daniel Deng Bull, has urged the people of Jonglei to live peacefully together, while condemning recent acts of tribal and inter-clan clashes. Performers entertain archbishop (...)
Saturday 21 July 2012
July 20, 2012 (BOR) – Local authorities in Jonglei say that a new “social services tax” is needed to provide government services and fund infrastructure projects as across South Sudan’s largest state.
A proposed law introducing the tax (...)
Tuesday 14 May 2013
May 13, 2013 (BOR) - Armed men were reported to have looted civilians properties and humanitarians compounds of INTERSOS and Medicine Sans Frontiers [MSF] in Pibor over the weekend. Jonglei local government minister, Diing Akol Diing, (...)
Monday 11 June 2012
June,10, 2012 (BOR) - Jonglei State Council of Ministers passed a bill on Friday, proposing to introduce a new social services tax at county level to fund local development projects.
South Sudan’s government spending has been slashed (...)
Wednesday 26 December 2012
December 24, 2012 (WAU) - The Jonglei-based rebel leader David Yau Yau is ready to "abandon" his insurgency in Pibor County, a top military officer close to President Salva Kiir told Sudan Tribune on Monday.
The senior member of the (...)
Tuesday 23 October 2012
October 22, 2012 (BOR) – The Member of Parliament representing Pochalla County John Joseph Abulla said Monday that the county’s Commissioner Joseph Okello has arrested four people suspected of being part of group rejecting his attempts (...)
Monday 18 February 2013
February 17, 2013 (BOR) - Top political figures in South Sudan’s ruling party - the SPLM - have again accused the country’s largest opposition party - the SPLM-DC - of supporting insecurity in collaboration with neighbouring Sudan, from (...)