Tuesday 23 October 2012
October 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The head of Sudan’s main clerical authority, the Religious Scholars Committee (RSC), has publicly advocated girl child marriage, drawing the ire of women activists rights who called for an immediate ban (...)
Monday 25 April 2016
April 23, 2016 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese student is being held in Canada and could face deportation after he was discovered to be 10 years older than his classmates. Nicola, centre, look out of place as he takes on high school kids in (...)
Thursday 26 December 2013
Sudan Law Reform Advocacy Briefing December 2013
Welcome to the third issue of the Sudan Law Reform Advocacy Briefing. This Briefing is published quarterly to highlight and reflect on law reform developments and issues critical to the (...)
Monday 29 October 2012
October 27, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia’s Charities and Societies Agency (CSoA), announced Saturday that it has shut down 10 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under the county’s new civil society and charity law.
CSoA decided to (...)
Wednesday 5 September 2012
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
September 4, 2012 (BENTIU) - Authorities in Unity State have confirmed that in July this year they arrested a South Sudanese man for selling counterfeit foreign currency. The police say they are also looking (...)
Friday 22 August 2014
August 19, 2014 (PORT SUDAN) – A 24-year-old man has died in custody in Port Sudan after being flogged and detained under public order laws.
According to the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), Jilani Mohamed Ahmed (...)
Sunday 16 August 2015
August 15, 2015 (KHARTOUM) — The Sudanese Transparency Organization (STO) has urged the government to translate its political will into actions to enhance transparency and combat corruption.
STO chairman, Al-Tayeb Mukhtar, described in (...)
Wednesday 12 August 2015
August 11, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ministry of justice has instructed district attorneys to represent the prosecution in all cases pertaining to national security, human trafficking, illegal drugs and state funds.
The state minister (...)
Saturday 15 June 2013
June 13, 2013 (RUMBEK) – A traditional court in Lakes state’s Wulu county has sentenced a woman to nine months in prison for having committed adultery with a South Sudanese army (SPLA) soldier belonging to division six.
The woman is the (...)
Monday 16 March 2015
March 15, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s controversial security bill, which was returned to parliament for revision late last year, could eventually become a law after the 30 days permitted by the constitution for its review passed without (...)
South Sudan, a year after peace agreement 2016-08-20 21:39:17
By Beny Gideon Mabor
“Our detractors have already written us off, even before the proclamation of our independence. They say we will slip into civil war as soon as our flag is hoisted. They (...)
Sudan Crisis: Who would be accountable for?2016-08-18 09:11:56
A case sufficiently exposed, squarely tabled but evasively torpedoed with ulterior motives
By Trayo Ahmed Ali
As Sudan National Dialogue "roadmap" (proposed by the AUHIP Panel) was signed in (...)