Friday 7 March 2014 March 6, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - A Sudanese civil society group has had its appeal hearing challenging its banning last year adjourned until later this month.
The Al-Khatim Adlan Center for Enlightenment and Human Development (KACE) was (...)
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 (...)
Friday 7 February 2014 February 6, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - An 18-year-old pregnant Ethiopian woman who was the victim of a brutal gang-rape last August in Omdurman has been sleeping on the concrete floor of a police cell since her arrest on 17 January, advocacy (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Saturday 2 March 2013 March 2, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s chief justice, Chan Reec Madut, has been forced to deny nepotism in his decision to appointment of one of his daughters as a legal assistant. The appointment has drawn strong public criticism in (...)
Tuesday 2 July 2013 July 1, 2013 (JUBA) - Illegal foreign workers in South Sudan, mostly from neigbouring East African countries, are fast running out of time to complete regularising their status, the government in Juba warned. An Ugandan trader (R) (...)
Saturday 26 January 2013 By Beny Gideon Mabor
January 25, 2013 - The Republic of South Sudan fought for independence from rest of the Sudan and dearly paid the price for freedom, self-governance and recognition as an independent state after resolution of (...)
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 (...)
Friday 20 July 2012 July 19, 2012 (JUBA) - The Republic of South Sudan, on Monday, agreed to the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their additional protocols related to the humanitarian treatment of the victims of war, after a bill was passed by the National (...)
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 (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
March 7, 2014 - The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the (...)