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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Who to benefit from the Somaliazation of South Sudan?2015-10-01 19:01:51
By Steve Paterno
The question above is becoming more prevalent now more than ever, with the "imposition of peace agreement", (to borrow Riek Machar's phrase), along with President Salva Kiir's (...)
Lessons of Maridi fuel tanker “tragic incident”2015-09-26 15:10:10
By Isaac Yak R. Tutdel
The Republic of South Sudan, on 17th September 2015, learned with great dismay the massive loss of lives caused by fuel tanker which overturned and unexpectedly caught (...)