Wednesday 10 February 2016
February 09, 2016 (WAU) – A five-day program on community policing, targeting 30 law enforcement personnel is currrently underway in South Sudan’s new state of Wau.
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) organised the program, (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 3 March 2015
March 02, 2015 (WAU) – The police headquarters in Western Bahr el Ghazal state was a scene of heavy gunfire as officers protested over delays in payment of salaries.
The angry officers claimed they had not been paid their January and (...)
Monday 6 April 2015
April 5, 2015 (RUMBEK) – At least six policemen were killed and a similar number critically injured in a night shooting that occurred in South Sudan’s Lakes state, authorities told Sudan Tribune Sunday.
The incident happened when a (...)
Wednesday 23 January 2013
January 22, 2013 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir on Tuesday issued a decree sacking Lt Gen Acuil Tito Madut and appointing Lt Pieng Deng Kuol as the new head of South Sudan’s police. Former South Sudan police boss Acuil Tito Madut (Al (...)
Sunday 30 August 2015
August 29, 2015 (JUBA/TORIT) - A South Sudanese journalist has gone missing nearly month after he was allegedly arrested and detained by security operatives in Eastern Equatoria state, his relatives and community members told Sudan (...)
Monday 22 December 2014
December 21, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan is beefing up security in its capital, major towns and other locations across the country as precautionary measures ahead of this week’s Christmas holidays. Southern Sudanese police officers on the (...)
Tuesday 2 August 2011
August 1, 2011 (JUBA) - The Government of South Sudan on Monday confirmed the arrest of the Director of Public Security and Criminal Investigation, following reports alleging his involvement in torture, bribery and creation of illegal (...)
Monday 22 December 2014
December 21, 2014 (GETTE) – At least three people were reportedly killed in a revenge attack that occurred in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state amid rising tensions among communities in Jur River county.
“The death toll may (...)
Wednesday 15 July 2015
July 14, 2015 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese capital, Juba on Tuesday an unusually heavy deployment of joint security forces on major streets and surrounding areas, allegedly in preparation for the announcement by president Salva Kiir of (...)
Appointment of Dr. Riek as FVP is welcome but...?2016-02-13 13:18:16
By James Okuk
“Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies.” – President J.F. Kennedy.
On Thursday February 11, (...)
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 (...)