Wednesday 26 March 2014
March 25, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government intends to double its efforts to filter what it described as negative websites, officials here said today.
The head of the technical affairs at the National Telecommunications (...)
Thursday 12 December 2013
December 11, 2013 (JUBA) - Members of the South Sudan security services raided the printing press of the country’s leading independent English newspaper, confiscating all copies of the publications that were due for distribution, The (...)
Friday 5 April 2013
April 4, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Four men arrested in Central Darfur on 31 March after they were accused of being supporters of the ‘New Dawn’ charter remain in custody despite Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, on Monday ordering the release of (...)
Wednesday 3 April 2013
April 2, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The United States on Tuesday hailed yesterday’s announcement by president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir that the government intends to release all detainees currently being held on political grounds. A political (...)
Monday 19 January 2015
By Magdi El Gizouli
January 18, 2015 - Sudan’s prosecutor of crimes against the state summoned on Wednesday 14 January the editor of the Communist Party’s newspaper, al-Midan, to his offices in Khartoum for interrogation regarding (...)
Wednesday 30 January 2013
January 30, 2013 (LONDON) - South Sudan slipped 12 places in the annual press freedom index published by Reporters Without Borders (RWB) on Wednesday, leaving it at 124th out of the 180 countries ranked.
Chief among the reasons for (...)
Monday 22 October 2012
October 21, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan’s Second Vice President Al-Haj Adam Youssef reaffirmed Sunday the role of National Umma Party (NUP) in the ongoing efforts to prepare a new constitution in the country after the secession of South (...)
Monday 21 January 2013
January 16, 2013 (JUBA) – Following a series of attacks, intimidation and threats, comment writers and bloggers in South Sudan say they are operating in a heightened sense of fear. South Sudanese men read newspapers in Juba on 10 July (...)
Friday 16 November 2012
November 15, 2012 (PARIS) - A German non-governmental organisation (NGO) said Thursday it is pulling out of Ethiopia in protest against Ethiopia’s controversial 2009 civil society and charity law (CSO), which has put growing (...)
Sunday 24 November 2013
November 23, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s constitutional court sentenced two journalists to imprisonment and fines on Monday before suspending the sentence after the defendants apologised to the court.
According to a statement issued by (...)
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 (...)