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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 18 February 2014
February 17, 2014 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has admitted forming a private army widely believed to have played a key role in ethnic killings after clashes broke out between rival factions within the presidential (...)
Sunday 6 April 2014
April 5, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Authorities in Lakes state capital Rumbek, say efforts by lawmakers to quell insecurity is making progress, with signs tribal tensions are easing.
A group of 57 MPs at state and national level have launched a (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 20 October 2015
October 19, 2015 (RUMBEK) – Youth from Tonj East county in South Sudan’s Warrap state have condemned last week’s inter-communal violence that killed over 90 people. Map of South Sudan showing Warrap state in red
The Diaspora youth, in a (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 11 March 2014
March 11, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Nine people are dead and another four suffered gunshot wounds after inter-clan clashes erupted on Friday in Rumbek North’s Maper county in South Sudan’s Lakes state.
Fighting flared at the Yhaga cattle camp (...)
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 (...)