Tuesday 17 September 2013 September 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A new video was posted on YouTube showing a Sudanese police officer flogging an unidentified woman in public, marking the second recording of its kind the last two years. Still photo taken from the (...)
Sunday 2 March 2014 By Ijoo Bosco
March 1, 2014 (TORIT) - Members of the Eastern Equatoria state parliament have called on Governor Louis Lobong Lojore to immediately deploy the army and police to Nauro payam [district] of Budi county where an alleged (...)
Friday 21 February 2014 February 20, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – An 18-year-old Ethiopian woman who said she was gang raped by seven men in Sudan has been found guilty of committing indecent acts and is also facing a possible jail term for immigration offences. Women’s (...)
Thursday 20 February 2014 February 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - An 18-year-old Ethiopian woman, who was gang raped by seven men in Sudan, is facing a possible death sentence after being charged with adultery and prostitution. Advocacy groups say IDPs, migrants and (...)
Monday 24 February 2014 By Maiwen Dot Pheot
February 24, 2014 - Although there is no specific agenda for the planned South Sudan peace talks in Addis Ababa, most discussions will likely revolve around power sharing, the status of each side’s armed forces and (...)
Saturday 18 January 2014 January 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The governor of the Central Bank of Sudan (CBoS), Mohamed Ali Al-Sheikh, has acknowledged lack of transparency in reporting money laundering cases in the country.
Al-Sheikh, who addressed a workshop on (...)
Monday 29 August 2011 August 28, 2011 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Vice President, Riek Machar, has confirmed that he apologized earlier this month for killings that took place nearly two decades ago, while he led a splinter group from southern rebels fighting (...)
Sunday 19 January 2014 January 18, 2014 (RUMBEK) - Authorities in Lakes state’s Cueibet county said they had arrested a man who is a suspect in the killing of his brother-in-law.
The criminal investigation department (CID) confirmed that a man, believed to (...)
Tuesday 25 February 2014 February 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s attorney general, Omer Mohamed, has announced that his office managed has located the whereabouts of runaway suspects in offences related to theft of public money.
Mohamed announced on Sunday (...)
Monday 11 November 2013 November 10, 2013 (KHARTOUM)– UN independent experts have urged Sudan to end flogging punishments for women accused of so called moral crimes, stressing that the practice amounts to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment that goes (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum : really out of the terrorism business ?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)