Friday 22 August 2014
August 21, 14 (JUBA) – A private radio station operating in Jonglei state capital Bor has been raided, with radio equipment, office computers and other furniture stolen during the robbery. Director of Radio Jonglei Malek Gut-nyin in Bor (...)
Monday 18 August 2014
August 18, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Targeted killings are on the rise across Rumbek, the capital of South Sudan’s Lakes state, with seven people losing their lives since Sunday.
The killings occurred in Rumbek Central, Cueibet and Rumbek East (...)
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 6 January 2013
January 5, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Authorities in Cueibet County of Lakes state have reported that one person was killed and two others injured on Thursday in an alleged cattle raid by armed youth.
Cueibet County Commissioner, Isaac Mayom (...)
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 (...)
Saturday 24 September 2011
By Toby Collins
September 21, 2011 (LONDON) – A migrant worker from Sudan was beheaded by sword in Medina by the Saudi government for practising occultism on Monday, despite the efforts of international lobbyists. Execution by (...)
Friday 14 September 2012
September 13, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – Anti-narcotics authorities in Sudan rang the alarm bell on Tuesday over what an official described as the “insane” increases in the domestic rate of illicit drugs intake especially among young segments of (...)
Friday 11 March 2011
By Manyang Mayom
March 10, 2011 (RUMBEK) – Lakes state’s advisor for gender and human rights, Adak Costa Mapuor, has appealed for men imprisoned, under the state’s controversial law against impregnating girls to be released. Lakes state (...)
Wednesday 11 April 2012
April 10, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The supreme court in Sudan ruled on Tuesday to commute a sentence issued against one of four prison escapees who were convicted of killing a US diplomat three years ago.
The court minimized the fine of (...)
Saturday 19 January 2013
January 18, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Fighting in Lakes State’s Rumbek Central County has left 25 people dead and 30 people with gunshot wounds, in clashes on Friday that began earlier this week over grazing areas between rival cattle herding (...)
Riek Machar treacherous journey2014-08-21 04:41:42
From plotting a failed coup to ending in foreign land
By Steve Paterno
August 20, 2014 - After failing to ascend to the helm of power through party structures, the overly ambitious Riek (...)
Freedom of Expression in South Sudan: does it exists?2014-08-18 22:02:01
By Joseph Stewart Sr.
“You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a (...)