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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 9 April 2015
April 8, 2015 (BOR) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has ordered the return of cattle keepers in Central and Western Equatoria states to their home areas following concerns from agricultural farmers in both states over the (...)
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. (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
South Sudan and the nation building!2016-02-06 11:47:08
" Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey.
By Dhano Obongo
I have been delving in a debate within myself as to what could possibly be the proper way to expound a presentation to (...)
Africa: Strengthen steps to end child marriage2015-12-14 08:04:41
December 10, 2015
African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge of child marriage, Human Rights Watch said today (...)
Professor Akolda, it is too early for you to go2015-12-06 06:36:15
I learnt from social media of the untimely departure of Professor Akolda Maan Tier on the 30th Nov 2015, whom I knew and admired, as one of the great, committed sons of both Sudans, who dedicated (...)