Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (JUBA) - A murder suspect who escaped from Rumbek’s main prison over a month ago was shot in the Malual-Kodi area of Lakes state on Thursday by wardens from South Sudan Prison Services.
A senior security official in Rumbek (...)
Thursday 6 December 2012 December 6, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudanese political commentator, Isaiah Ding Abraham Chan Awuol, was shot dead in front of his house in Gudele, west of the capital Juba, early on Wednesday morning by unknown gunmen. South Sudanese (...)
Wednesday 15 May 2013 May 13, 2013 (RUMBEK) – Four people have been arrested in connection with last week’s highway robbery incident, in which a senior South Sudan army (SPLA) official was injured in Lakes state.
David Marial Gumke, the Rumbek East (...)
Monday 13 May 2013 May 12, 2013 (JUBA) - The South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy (SSHURSA) has called for South Sudan’s deputy minister of interior to step down over the detention of two Juba Monitor newspaper journalists who were recently (...)
Sunday 4 November 2012 November 3, 2012 (JUBA) - Community leaders from South Sudan’s Twic County in Warrap state have strongly protested against the arrest of a youth leader by state government officials over household taxes.
The arrest of Atem Ayuen Atem, (...)
Saturday 25 June 2011 June 24, 2011 (BOR) - Hundreds of people have been killed and a large number of cattle stolen in Pibor county in South Sudan’s largest state Jonglei following clashes between the Murle and Lou Nuer ethnic groups the county’s commissioner (...)
Sunday 21 October 2012 October 20, 2012 (BOR) - Five people were killed in South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei State on Friday, including one soldier, three men and a heavily pregnant women, local authorities said Saturday. Twic East county commissioner, Dau (...)
Sunday 11 March 2012 March 10, 2012 (BOR) – Jonglei State’s Akobo commissioner says between 500 and 800 are missing some of them feared dead following Friday’s dawn attack on cattle camps and villages by armed Murle tribesmen. In this UN file photo of 2009 (...)
Tuesday 3 May 2011 By John Actually
May, 2011 (BOR) - At least 27 people were killed and 14,000 cattle raided in Pibor county, Jonglei state, allegedly by members of the Nuer Lou ethnic group, in a fight that broke out between 19-24 April, displacing (...)
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 (...)
The better approach to reconciliation2013-05-17 06:07:06 By Zechariah Manyok Biar
May 16, 2013 - Some of you who might have read my previous articles know that I promised some weeks ago to write separately on the topic of peace and reconciliation that (...)
OIL: is it a curse or a blessing in South Sudan?2013-05-17 06:04:54 By Jacob K. Lupai
May 16, 2013 - In the late 70s when for the first time oil was discovered in Southern Sudan there was euphoria that poverty would be a thing of the past, replaced by a high (...)
Wau Dialogue W. Bahr el-Ghazal state 13-15 May 20132013-05-13 14:41:35 South Sudan Law Society
Citizen of Western Bhar el-Ghazal State calls for limitations of President Powers and the Independence of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and (...)
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom2013-05-04 10:53:49 Human Rights Watch
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom
Newspapers, Other Media Censored, Confiscated, Shut Down
MAY 3, 2013
(Nairobi) – Sudan should immediately stop censoring (...)
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom2013-05-03 03:23:16 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the (...)