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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 12 October 2014
October 11, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese security agents have arrested a South African national working for Freevoice South Sudan, a day after being summonsed by the information ministry.
De Wet Spies, the acting country representative (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Monday 15 April 2013
April 14, 2013 (BOR) - Jonglei state FM, covering the the eleven counties of South Sudan’s largest and most easterly state, is soon to begin broadcasting news and current affairs programmes in both English and Arabic, according to (...)
Friday 17 October 2014
October 16, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese national security service has released without charge the office manager of Free Voice South Sudan, almost a week after he was arrested.
DeWet Spies, a South African national, was set free (...)
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 (...)
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. (...)