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 (...)
Sunday 10 March 2013 March 8, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Clashes between South Sudan’s army (SPLA) and local pastoralist youth resumed in Lakes state’s, Rumbek Central County, on Friday, resulting in the death of a civilian.
In January 25 people died and 30 people (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Friday 18 January 2013 January 16, 2013 (BOR) - Indian peacekeepers in Jonglei state are now actively involved in treating sick domestic animals in the state, UN officials said on Monday. Vet. doctor, Shiba Kumar Mishra, taking blood sample for testing at (...)
Saturday 9 February 2013 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
February 8, 2013 (BENTIU) – Authorities in Mayiandit County of South Sudan’s Unity state said they recovered nearly 100 heads of cattle, raided from neighbouring Lakes state. Cattle in Jonglei state, South Sudan (...)
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 abattoir (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
March 7, 2014 - The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the (...)