Thursday 6 December 2012 December 6, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudanese political commentator, Isaiah Ding Abraham Chan Awuol, was shot dead in front of his house in Gudele, west of the capital Juba, early on Wednesday morning by unknown gunmen. South Sudanese (...)
Monday 21 January 2013 January 16, 2013 (JUBA) – Following a series of attacks, intimidation and threats, comment writers and bloggers in South Sudan say they are operating in a heightened sense of fear. South Sudanese men read newspapers in Juba on 10 July (...)
Tuesday 22 November 2011 By Julius N. Uma
November 21, 2011 (JUBA) - The two South Sudanese journalists, released on Saturday without charge after more than two weeks of detention, have vowed to spearhead the campaign for media laws, which they say, are (...)
Friday 3 May 2013 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the African Union, to uphold press freedom (...)
Thursday 8 November 2012 November 7, 2012 (JUBA) - Media groups in South Sudan have expressed deep concern that there are differences between the versions of the country’s long-awaited draft media bill circulating in the capital Juba.
Editors and newspaper (...)
Thursday 27 October 2011 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 25, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) - An international press freedom watchdog on Tuesday accused the Ethiopian government of escalating a crackdown against journalists under the pretext of anti-terrorism.
The New (...)
Thursday 14 March 2013 March 12, 2012 (JUBA) - The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the "very inhumane" manner in which a South Sudanese journalist was arrested and detained in the capital, Juba.
The Union of Journalists of South (...)
Thursday 26 July 2012 July 25, 2012 (LONDON) - Ethiopian authorities over the weekend blocked the publication of a prominent independent newspaper which included details of prime minister Meles Zenawi’s deteriorating health condition, according to press (...)
Friday 21 June 2013 June 20, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - As the globe marks World Refugee Day on Thursday, an international press freedom group, said that the number of journalists from East African countries fleeing into exile remains on the rise.
According to (...)
Saturday 16 February 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 15, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - An international media advocacy group has identified 10 countries where press freedom has suffered in 2012.
Risk List 2012 from Committee to Protect Journalists on Vimeo.
The “Coup” Attempt in South Sudan: What we know2013-12-18 08:21:52 By Eric Reeves
December 17, 2013 - It must be said first that there is a great deal that we don’t know about events that began in Juba Saturday, December 14. Indeed, it appears that there is more (...)
Sudan’s NCP: reshuffle and recharge2013-12-16 05:50:30 By Magdi El Gizouli
December 15, 2013 - After months of wrangling within the ruling National Congress Party (NCP), the government declared its greatest ‘makeover’ since the split with Hassan (...)
Journeying together for reconciliation2013-12-11 10:36:06 PRESS RELEASE
Holy Trinity Peace Village, Kuron, Eastern Equatoria State, South Sudan
December 06, 2013
The Committee for National Healing, Peace and Reconciliation held a retreat and workshop (...)
Sudan: Dozens Held Without Charge2013-12-03 05:05:33 African Commission Should Investigate Alleged Torture and Ill-Treatment
(Nairobi, November 28, 2013) – Sudan is still detaining dozens of people without charge in connection with September 2013 (...)
Wulu county MPs condemn governor’s defamatory speech2013-11-30 06:31:51 PRESS RELEASE
Wulu County Members of Parliament Condemn the Caretaker Governor’s Defamatory Speech
On Monday the 25th of November, 2013, the caretaker Governor of Lakes state Gen. Matur Chut (...)