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 (...)
Sunday 21 December 2014
December 20, 2014 (TORIT) – Eastern Equatoria’s Loroyo village in Torit county has been left deserted after residents fled the area amid fears of further retaliation from the neighbouring Idali community.
The two villages of Loroyo and (...)
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 (...)
Friday 14 March 2014
March 13, 2014 (JUBA) – Fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state has left infrastructure in ruins and about half a million people without food and shelter, a state MP said in Juba on Thursday. Upper (...)
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 22 August 2013
August 21, 2013 (RUMBEK) – Tribal clashes in Lakes state’s Yirol West county on Sunday have left one woman dead, while another man was admitted to hospital with severe wounds after being beaten to the head with a stick.
The clashes (...)
Wednesday 15 October 2014
October 14, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s government said on Tuesday it has increased its security measures in Warrap state in an attempt to preempt tribal tensions amid fears of possible revenge attacks following the outbreak of fresh (...)
Tuesday 26 March 2013
March 25, 2013 (JUBA/BOR) – The United States’ envoy to South Sudan has urged officials and communities in Jonglei state to end provocative rhetoric against other tribal groups and instead focus on finding remedies to the conflict in the (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013
May 17, 2013 (BENTIU) - Five Unity state policemen and one soldier were killed in Buoth district of Koch county on Friday in an attack local authorities have blamed on youth from neighbouring Mayom county.
The incident follows tension (...)
Tuesday 9 December 2014
December 8, 2014 (RUMBEK) – The newly elected chairwoman of the Rumbek Youth Union (RUMYU) chapter in Nairobi has condemned the Lake state leadership over the killing of innocent civilians.
Awut Mayom Agok made the comments during her (...)
The Berlin Meeting: What’s at stake?2015-02-25 11:33:06
By the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG)
Between 25 and 27 February, Berlin will become the hub for the Sudanese unarmed and armed opposition, invited by the German Foreign Ministry and the (...)
Can a democratic government extend its own life?2015-02-23 07:32:25
By Dr Lam Akol
Last Thursday, the government tabled before parliament an amendment bill in order to amend the Constitution for the Government to extend its life for two more years. In a (...)
Press Release from the SPLM/A (IO) in Uganda2015-02-11 09:39:09
February 10, 2015
1. The office of the SPLM/A (IO) and the presence of its diplomatic representation that was established under the Kampala outcome of the 21st August 2014 is operational and has (...)