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 (...)
Saturday 10 November 2012
November 10, 2012 (NAIROBI) - Kenya’s cabinet has passed a bill allowing polygamous marriages, while banning the payment of bride-price for marriages. The law, when finally enacted by the parliament, will also consider couples (...)
Thursday 21 March 2013
South Sudan’s Kings and Chiefs visit the courts of Ghana
A report on the ’Study/Familiarisation Tour of Traditional Leaders of South Sudan to Three African Countries’
By Toby Collins
17 March, 2013 (LONDON) - A delegation of South (...)
Thursday 27 September 2012
September 26, 2012 (RUMBEK) - Authorities in Lakes State say they have stepped up efforts to arrest men suspected of cattle raiding, setting up four special courts in Rumbek Central, Cueibet, Yirol West and Rumbek East counties.
Tuesday 5 November 2013
November 4, 2013 (BOR) – A Supreme county court, headed by a paramount chief, has been officially opened in Bor, the Jonglei state capital. Bor county paramoung chief Alier Aluong, on the day he was elected (ST/File photo)
Friday 22 March 2013
March 21, 2013 (JUBA) – More than 20 inmates died due to poor conditions in South Sudan’s Warrap state prison last year, authorities and family members have informed Sudan Tribune. Inmates at Unity state’s Bentiu Prison sitting in the (...)
Tuesday 11 September 2012
September 8, 2012 (JUBA/RUMBEK) - A new national customary law centre, under South Sudan’s Ministry of Justice, was on Thursday officially inaugurated in Rumbek, the provincial capital of Lakes state. The newly built customary law (...)
Saturday 16 March 2013
March 14, 2013 (RUMBEK) - A radio journalist in Lakes state says that he has wrongly sentenced to a year in prison following false claims that he impregnated a 17-year-old girl outside of marriage.
Authorities in Rumbek, the capital (...)
Tuesday 4 June 2013
June 2, 2013 (RUMBEK) – A revenge attack in South Sudan’s Lakes state on Saturday left a person dead, while the suspected killer remains at large, authorities said.
The incident, a South Sudan police officer told Sudan Tribune, (...)
Saturday 29 September 2012
September 28, 2012 (RUMBEK) – Rumbek town court, Lakes state, has sentenced 16 people charged with selling opium.
South Sudanese police arrested 18 people on charges of selling opium to be smoked via shisha pipe. Of them, 16 were put (...)
South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on2014-12-17 04:17:40
By Elizabeth Deng
December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls (...)
Sudan protects terrorists2014-12-15 04:29:57
By Kimberly Hollingsworth*
December 15, 2014 - Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. (...)