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 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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Undermining South Sudanese expertise’s is ironical!2014-09-19 10:15:59
By Peter Gai Manyuon
September 18, 2014 - The recent order from the Ministry of Labor and Public Service in the Republic of South Sudan that was issued on 16th of September 2014 is absolute (...)
Sudan - Colliding interests 2014-09-16 10:04:11
By Mohamed Elshabik
September 15, 2014 - Sudan seems to be unconcerned by the current political crisis in the region. Amid a prognosis of full-scale war in South Sudan, unrest in Egypt, chaos in (...)