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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 2 July 2013
July 1, 2013 (JUBA) - A leading human rights group in South Sudan has condemned in the "strongest terms" last week’s decision to close Rumbek-based Good News Radio, which is part of the Catholic Radio Network.
Lakes state’s minister of (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Saturday 10 November 2012
November 9, 2012 (PARIS) - An international press freedom advocacy group, said on Thursday that it has launched investigation over the acts of piracy perpetrated against an independent Eritrean satellite Radio broadcaster, ERINA.