Sunday 17 August 2014
August 16, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese security agents on Saturday stormed the Catholic-owned Bakhita 91FM radio in the capital, Juba, arresting four of its journalists and shutting down the station. A newspaper vendor in South Sudan’s (...)
Friday 22 August 2014
August 21, 14 (JUBA) – A private radio station operating in Jonglei state capital Bor has been raided, with radio equipment, office computers and other furniture stolen during the robbery. Director of Radio Jonglei Malek Gut-nyin in Bor (...)
Tuesday 19 August 2014
August 18, 2014 (JUBA) – The management of the Catholic-owned Bakhita radio on Monday apologised to South Sudan national security officials and demanded the release of its news editor.
The move comes days after the station was closed (...)
Wednesday 20 August 2014
August 19, 2014 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese editor who was detained by the country’s national security services on Saturday has been freed.
David Ocen, the news editor of the Catholic-owned Bakhita radio, was picked by security agents (...)
Saturday 3 May 2014
May 1, 2014 (JUBA) - A peace-building radio drama series, focusing on youth in South Sudan, launches countrywide next week.
Sawa Shabab, a program locally Free Voice South Sudan in collaboration with the U.S. Institute of Peace, will (...)
Sunday 30 June 2013
June 29, 2013 (RUMBEK) - The ministry of information and communication in South Sudan’s Lakes state shut down Radio Good News, a Catholic broadcaster in Rumbek, on Friday morning.
Lakes state’s military caretaker governor Matur Chut (...)
Wednesday 30 July 2014
July 2014 (AWEIL) – The government of South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state vowed to arrest journalists who report on security issues, imposing censorship on media houses in the region. Map detail showing South Sudan’s border state (...)
Friday 13 June 2014
June 12, 2014 (JUBA) – A United Nations official told Sudan Tribune he was "invited" and "not summoned" by South Sudanese authorities on Wednesday over an interview aired on Miraya FM.
The UN-sponsored radio, which widely covers (...)
Wednesday 3 July 2013
July 2, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudanese media and human rights advocacy group on Tuesday protested against the closure of an independent radio station in its Lakes state. South Sudan’s Vice President Riek Machar speaks at a media event in (...)
Thursday 17 October 2013
October 16, 2013 (JUBA/KHARTOUM) - South Sudanese government unexpectedly issued strong administrative instructions, suspending all announcements and mobilisation campaigns in support of the Abyei referendum, according to senior (...)
A critique of the IGAD protocol for peace in S Sudan2014-08-30 05:53:03
“A critique of the IGAD protocol on agreed principles on transitional arrangements towards resolution of the crisis in South Sudan”
By David de Chand
August 29, 2014 - First and foremost of all, (...)
IGAD failure to delivering peace for South Sudan!2014-08-30 05:43:48
By Jacob Odong
August 29, 2014- The East African Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is concluding a plan to allow for what they are calling a unity government for South Sudan. If (...)