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 (...)
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, (...)
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 (...)
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.
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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On Abyei enough is enough2013-06-18 05:01:47 By Deng Vanang
June 17, 2013 - No one whether locally or internationally can still argue there is more hope to resolve Abyei stalemate peacefully. It has been everybody’s wish that dialogue could (...)