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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 8 October 2014
October 7, 2014 (WAU) – A subsidiary of South Sudan’s Catholic radio network known as Voice of Hope (VOP) is back on air after a 10-day hiatus due to technical problems.
VOP, which operates in Western Bahr el Ghazal state capital Wau, (...)
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 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 (...)
Blue Nile State: Under Fire2015-05-28 15:15:54
By Sudan Democracy First Group
Before Al Gareeda newspaper was indefinitely suspended by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), as part of a mass censorship of Khartoum (...)
Somaliland’s return to authoritarianism 2015-05-28 06:33:47
By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye
Multiparty politics were introduced in Somaliland a decade and half ago following collective effort to ease power conflict and enhance accountability. Somaliland (...)
European Union helps treat malnutrition in Sudan2015-05-25 06:49:48
WFP Press Release European Union helps treat malnutrition among Sudan’s most vulnerable
24 May 2015
KHARTOUM - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of €9 (...)
HRW calls to stop arbitrary detention in Sudan2015-04-30 21:53:00
Sudan: Surge in Detention, Beatings, Around Elections Free Those Held Arbitrarily; Investigate Abuses
(Nairobi, April 29, 2015) – Security forces in Sudan<https://www.hrw.org/africa/sudan> (...)