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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
Wednesday 22 October 2014
October 21, 2014 (JUBA) – Livio Buhara, the father of a detained South Sudanese journalist, broke his silence on Tuesday and demanded that his son, George Livio, be released by security service operatives.
Livio, who worked for the (...)
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 (...)
South Sudan and the nation building!2016-02-06 11:47:08
" Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey.
By Dhano Obongo
I have been delving in a debate within myself as to what could possibly be the proper way to expound a presentation to (...)
The long walk to end hunger2016-02-04 18:50:33
By Marco Cavalcante
Abdalla lives in the state of Kassala in eastern Sudan and does not really know what happens in the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, thousands of (...)
Africa: Strengthen steps to end child marriage2015-12-14 08:04:41
December 10, 2015
African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge of child marriage, Human Rights Watch said today (...)
Professor Akolda, it is too early for you to go2015-12-06 06:36:15
I learnt from social media of the untimely departure of Professor Akolda Maan Tier on the 30th Nov 2015, whom I knew and admired, as one of the great, committed sons of both Sudans, who dedicated (...)