Friday 29 August 2014
August 28, 2014 (RUMBEK) – A fresh wave of inter-clan violence flared in Lakes state’s Rumbek Central county on Wednesday, leaving three people dead. Traditional spear masters (community leaders) in South Sudan’s Lakes state conduct a (...)
Thursday 17 April 2014
April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – At least 30 people were killed in Jonglei state capital Bor on Thursday during clashes between local youth demonstrators and peacekeepers from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), medical sources told Sudan (...)
Thursday 19 December 2013
December 19, 2013 (BENTIU) - Officials in South Sudan’s Unity state said clashes between oil workers from rival clans at the Unity and Tharjath oil fields on Thursday have left 16 dead, while over 200 people from the Dinka tribe are (...)
Thursday 16 January 2014
January 15, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Unity state rebel commander Maj. Gen. James Koang Chuol said current conflict in South Sudan should not be viewed as a tribal war, describing it as a struggle against dictatorship.
He has strongly condemned (...)
Saturday 5 April 2014
April 4, 2014 (RUMBEK) – A group of 57 lawmakers have launched a reconciliation process in a bid to quell inter-clan clashes in South Sudan’s Lakes state as calls grow for the governor to resign.
A team of lawmakers from the nation’s (...)
Friday 8 August 2014
August 8, 2014 (RUMBEK) – The paramount chief of Lakes state’s Rumbek East county, Apareer Chut Dhuol, was gunned down by an unknown assailant on Tuesday.
The attack occurred in Pacong payam (district), about 20km from Rumbek Central (...)
Wednesday 6 August 2014
August 5, 2014 (BOR) – The warring Dacuek and Ayuel clans of Jonglei state’s Twic East county have signed an inter-clan peace accord in Wanglei village.
The agreement, which was reached on Sunday, was brokered by the Twic East county (...)
Tuesday 24 June 2014
June 23, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Police in Lakes state capital Rumbek say thousands of youth have deserted their cattle camps and headed for the bush where they are threatening to launch an offensive against the state government if military (...)
Saturday 23 November 2013
November 22, 2013 (BENTIU) -Lawmakers in South Sudan’s Unity state have summoned a number of senior government officials to explain the killings that occurred during inter-clan clashes between the Leek and Jikany on 19 November. (...)
Tuesday 3 December 2013
December 2, 2013 (BENTIU) – The newly-appointed commissioner of Unity state’s Rubkotna county, Col Stephen Salam Maluit, has called on residents of the area to refrain from acts of tribal violence.
Maluit was appointed last week after (...)
A critique of the IGAD protocol for peace in S Sudan2014-08-30 05:53:03
“A critique of the IGAD protocol on agreed principles on transitional arrangements towards resolution of the crisis in South Sudan”
By David de Chand
August 29, 2014 - First and foremost of all, (...)
IGAD failure to delivering peace for South Sudan!2014-08-30 05:43:48
By Jacob Odong
August 29, 2014- The East African Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is concluding a plan to allow for what they are calling a unity government for South Sudan. If (...)