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 (...)
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 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 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 (...)
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 (...)
Monday 13 July 2015
July 12, 2015 (RUMBEK) - At least nine of people were killed and dozens wounded during inter-clan clashes between the Panyon and Dhiei sections in South Sudan’s Lakes state.
The clashes, according to authorities, were largely part of (...)
Tuesday 10 June 2014
June 10, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Lakes state’s military caretaker governor, Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol, has dismissed 3,800 men recruited by the state to support officers from the South Sudan Police Services in the counties. Lakes state governor (...)
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 (...)
Will the Obama administration fix its Sudan policy?2015-08-02 20:43:08
By Ahmed Hussain Adam
President Obama concluded his three-day symbolic visit to Africa this week, but the 12-year old genocide of Darfur is still unfolding. One would welcome Obama’s achievements (...)
Land ownership and conflict of laws in South Sudan 2015-08-01 05:39:05
By Ajo Noel Julious K.
Land in South Sudan is a prickly thing, complicated even further by the confusion associated with legal land ownership. The parallels and discrepancies between provisions (...)
In memoirs of Dr John Garang de Mabior 2015-07-30 06:14:54
By Mabor Maker Dhelbeny
The event of commemorating this day, as a memorial day of our martyrs since 1955 to 2005 was because of the Late Dr John Garang de Mabior. He died in a helicopter plane (...)