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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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)
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 (...)
Thursday 14 February 2013
February 14, 2013 (JUBA) - The governor of Western Bahr el Ghazal, Rizik Zachariah Hassan, has issued a series of executive orders establishing a local legislative council in all the three of the state’s counties. Governor of W. Bahr el (...)
Shilluk and its Dinka neighbours2016-05-23 18:20:45
By Jwothab Othow
Shilluk People in front of an Imperial Airways Aircraft - Malakal circa 1936Shilluk People in front of an Imperial Airways Aircraft - Malakal circa 1936
Sudan Tribune website (...)
What we need from the Humanitarian Summit 2016-05-19 20:32:42
By Stephen O'Brien
Next week at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, leaders from Governments, international agencies, the private sector and civil society will gather to (...)
Economic consequences of peace in South Sudan2016-05-16 08:56:14
By John A. Akec
South Sudan owes its recent peace agreement to the mediation endeavors by the African countries. Particularly, to efforts of Ethiopian, Ugandan, South African, Tanzanian, and (...)
Sudan: Silencing women rights defenders2016-03-31 20:22:15
Human Rights Watch Sudan: Silencing Women Rights Defenders Sexual Abuse, Intimidation by Security Forces
(Nairobi, March 24, 2016) – Sudanese security forces have used sexual violence, (...)