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 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 (...)
Friday 20 December 2013 December 20, 2013 (BENTIU) – The South Sudan army (SPLA) fourth division commander, James Koang Chuol, has dismissed claims that the Unity state capital, Bentiu, had fallen into rebel hands. Thousands have fled to the UN compound in (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 24 July 2013 July 22, 2013 (TORIT) – The governor of South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state visited Hiyala payam [district] in the capital, Torit on Monday following rising tension among communities in the areas. Eastern Equatoria governor Louis (...)
Friday 11 April 2014 April 8, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Peace and reconciliation efforts between the Kuei and Rup Dinka sections in Lakes state’s Rumbek Central county of has broken down following a physical altercation between MPs. Cattle raiding has been a major (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)