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 (...)
Wednesday 1 April 2015
March 31, 2015 (BOR) – At least eight people have died and others are missing after gunmen attacked a boat in South Sudan’s Central Equatoria state on Saturday. A boat crosses from Bor to Mingkaman on 10 November 2014 (ST)
The boat had (...)
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 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 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 (...)
Saturday 20 July 2013
July 19, 2013 (NAIROBI) – A rights groups said the South Sudanese army (SPLA) has committed serious abuses against civilians in its anti-insurgency campaign in Jonglei state, further inflaming ethnic tensions in the region. An injured (...)
Monday 8 December 2014
December 7, 2014 (TORIT) – At least 24 people were killed when tribal tensions flared on Saturday between rival communities in Eastern Equatoria’s Torit county.
Eighteen women, two children and four men were reportedly massacred, while (...)
Friday 18 April 2014
April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has strongly condemned Thursday’s alleged attack by armed youth on it base in Jonglei state capital Bor, which left at least 30 people dead. South Sudan’s Jonglei (...)
Sunday 16 March 2014
March 15, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Pakam community elders from Rumbek North’s Maper county in Lakes state held a meeting in the South Sudan capital, Juba, on Friday following the outbreak of inter-clan clashes in the region.
Pakam leaders have (...)
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 (...)
Blue Nile State: Under Fire2015-05-28 15:15:54
By Sudan Democracy First Group
Before Al Gareeda newspaper was indefinitely suspended by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS), as part of a mass censorship of Khartoum (...)
Somaliland’s return to authoritarianism 2015-05-28 06:33:47
By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye
Multiparty politics were introduced in Somaliland a decade and half ago following collective effort to ease power conflict and enhance accountability. Somaliland (...)
European Union helps treat malnutrition in Sudan2015-05-25 06:49:48
WFP Press Release European Union helps treat malnutrition among Sudan’s most vulnerable
24 May 2015
KHARTOUM - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of €9 (...)
HRW calls to stop arbitrary detention in Sudan2015-04-30 21:53:00
Sudan: Surge in Detention, Beatings, Around Elections Free Those Held Arbitrarily; Investigate Abuses
(Nairobi, April 29, 2015) – Security forces in Sudan<https://www.hrw.org/africa/sudan> (...)