Sunday 14 September 2014
September 13, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan security officials on Friday returned keys of the Catholic radio, a month after its confiscation.
The Catholic-run Bakhita radio had four of its staff members arrested and the station switched (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Monday 13 April 2015
April 11, 2015 (TORIT) – The United States aid arm (USAID), Internews, and Zain Telecommunications Company last week launched an Eye Radio repeater station in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state capital, Torit. The map of Eastern (...)
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 (...)
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 14 November 2012
November 13, 2012 (RUMBEK) - The news editor of Radio Rumbek FM-98, John Madol Panther, has been suspended after allowing the broadcast of items that had not been approved, according to Lakes State Minister of Information and (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Open letter to UN secretary-general2015-09-01 09:11:28
To Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Dear Mr. Ban,
Tuesday, 1st September 2015
To the military parade in Beijing on September 3rd you have been invited as (...)
The perilous change in Darfur’s demography2015-08-28 08:10:36
By Eric Reeves
The debate about whether or not Darfur was the site of genocide long ago flamed out, largely because the issue became excessively politicized and the world—in general—no longer (...)