Sunday 21 September 2014
September 20, 2014 (BOR) – Local cattle keepers in Bor, the capital of South Sudan’s Jonglei state, said their livelihoods are being threatened by an outbreak of deadly diseases despite intervention by an indigenous non-government (...)
Sunday 11 May 2014
May 10, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The government of Saudi Arabia informed Sudan that it was not behind a decision taken by an unknown number of Saudi banks last February to suspend any dealings with Sudan.
“Some Saudi banks halted dealings (...)
Wednesday 13 February 2013
February 12, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese minister of livestock, Fisheries and Pastures Faisal Hassan Ibrahim reported Tuesday that the country’s livestock exports jumped by 96.6% in 2012. FILE - Cows are seen before they are (...)
Friday 25 January 2013
January 24, 2013 (JUBA) – Statistics on the wealth of livestock per capita in South Sudan have indicated the region is leading the world in the under-utilised economic sector.
With a population of 8.2 million people according to a 2008 (...)
Saturday 2 March 2013
March 1, 2013 (BOR) - The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is seeking additional funds from donors in order to support its work limiting the spread of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia and treating infected cattle. FAO (...)
Thursday 17 July 2014
July 16, 2014 (JUBA) – The governor of South Sudan’s Central Equatoria state (CES), Clement Wani Konga, said on Wednesday that the influx of cattle keeping communities is threatening security and interrupting farming activities. (...)
Sunday 25 May 2014
May 24, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese ministry of animal resources and fisheries has expressed its readiness to resume exports of meat to Saudi Arabia, announcing that veterinary quarantines in the various states are ready for export (...)
Thursday 21 March 2013
March 20, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Three county commissioners from Warrap and Lakes state have agreed to share water resources without condition among their pastoralist communities.
The agreement was reached after Lakes state’s Rumbek North (...)
Saturday 23 February 2013
February 22, 2013 (BOR) - An outbreak of a livestock disease in Jonglei’s Twic East county is killing around 30 cows a day in one cattle camp, according to the area’s commissioner, Dau Akoi Jurkuch.
The fatal disease appeared in (...)
Sunday 29 September 2013
September 27, 2013 (BOR) - The mayor of Bor municipality in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has reiterated his plans to ban locally brewed alcohol, which he said has destroyed the lives of young men and women in the state. Bor town mayor (...)
South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on2014-12-17 04:17:40
By Elizabeth Deng
December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls (...)
Sudan protects terrorists2014-12-15 04:29:57
By Kimberly Hollingsworth*
December 15, 2014 - Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. (...)