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 (...)
Tuesday 10 November 2015
November 9, 2015 (BOR) - A three months vacination campaign targeting an estimated 8,000 heads of cattle is underway in Twic East county of South Sudan’s Jonglei state. Cattle keeper Abraham Thon stands in front of some resting cows (...)
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. (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 10 March 2013
March 9, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Excessive fees charged by localities on livestock have resulted in total suspension of exports, an official at the industry’s chamber said. A cattleman walks with cows before they are slaughtered at an (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
Wednesday 16 September 2015
September 14, 2015 (JUBA) -The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) together with the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Industry officially opened a re-established central cold chain for transporting vaccines in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protester killings2016-09-23 08:03:30
(Nairobi, September 22, 2016) – Sudanese authorities have yet to provide justice to victims of a violent crackdown on anti-austerity protesters in Khartoum in September 2013, the African Centre (...)
Kiir’s rope -à-dope2016-09-08 12:57:35
September 6, 2016
By Pa’gan Amum Okiech for South Sudan Reborn
The United Nations Security Council, with all of its strength and power, is now being challenged by a diplomatic (...)