Monday 10 November 2014
November 9, 2014 (KAMPALA) – People in internally displaced camps in South Sudan’s Unity state are experiencing better living conditions as the rainy season comes to an end. Flood waters have indated the temporary shelters of displaced (...)
Saturday 31 August 2013
By Kate McIntosh
August 30, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – There are reports that grassroots flood relief organisation Nafeer has been forced to scale back its operations amid increasing government interference, with claims volunteers have been (...)
Saturday 31 August 2013
August 30, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan cabinet has passed a resolution to organize for a humanitarian intervention as most of the country’s states are ravaged by flooding. Truck drivers and passengers remain stranded in a flooded section (...)
Monday 16 September 2013
September 15, 2013 (JUBA) – The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for South Sudan has embarked on a tour to draw world attention to the humanitarian challenges in the new nation. UN Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan Toby (...)
Monday 28 July 2014
July 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s River Nile and Sennar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damage caused by heavy rains. Family members rest in the remains of their house destroyed by floods (...)
Friday 10 October 2014
October 9, 2014 (BOR) – Thousands of people have been displaced and some 3,260 homes destroyed by heavy flood waters in Jonglei state’s Twic East county.
Seven schools and four primary health care units were also reportedly destroyed (...)
Saturday 27 September 2014
September 26, 2014 (JUBA) – Authorities in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state have warned that its population is at risk of an outbreak of disease due to the devastating floods that hit the region. A resident walks through flood (...)
Wednesday 8 October 2014
October 7, 2014 (TORIT) – At least seven people drowned in flood waters following heavy rains in Eastern Equatoria’s Magwi county over the weekend.
Magwi county commissioner Ben Kingstone said that six people had drowned in Owinykibul (...)
Thursday 11 October 2012
October 10,2012 (BOR) – South Sudan Red Cross (SSRC) distributed mosquito nets, blankets and other aid items to flood victims in Bor, Jonglei State, on Tuesday. NGOs distributed the items to the affected people in Bor town on 9 October (...)
Friday 11 September 2015
September 10, 2015 (BOR) - Persistent floods have displaced between 2,000 to 3,000 households in South Sudan’s Jonglei state as a flood mitigation plan was being drafted.
The mayor of Bor town, Nhial Majak Nhial, in a press address, (...)
South Sudan and the nation building!2016-02-06 11:47:08
" Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey.
By Dhano Obongo
I have been delving in a debate within myself as to what could possibly be the proper way to expound a presentation to (...)
Africa: Strengthen steps to end child marriage2015-12-14 08:04:41
December 10, 2015
African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge of child marriage, Human Rights Watch said today (...)
Professor Akolda, it is too early for you to go2015-12-06 06:36:15
I learnt from social media of the untimely departure of Professor Akolda Maan Tier on the 30th Nov 2015, whom I knew and admired, as one of the great, committed sons of both Sudans, who dedicated (...)