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 (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 10 August 2014
August 9, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Cases of looting and rape have intensified in Lakes state’s Rumbek East county following the killing of paramount chief Apareer Chut Dhuol by an unknown gunman on 5 August .
So far police have confirmed that 13 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
Saturday 23 February 2013
February 22, 2013 (JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has publicly admitted it failed to detect rebel attackers and provide early warning to at risk civilians in Jonglei state, the special representative of the (...)
Thursday 24 April 2014
April 23, 2014 (RUMBEK) – A team of Lakes state lawmakers touring eight counties in the capital, Rumbek, say that peace and reconciliation efforts remain challenging, with pastoralist youths in the area showing little interest in the (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 24 June 2014
June 23, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Police in Lakes state capital Rumbek say thousands of youth have deserted their cattle camps and headed for the bush where they are threatening to launch an offensive against the state government if military (...)
Riek Machar treacherous journey2014-08-21 04:41:42
From plotting a failed coup to ending in foreign land
By Steve Paterno
August 20, 2014 - After failing to ascend to the helm of power through party structures, the overly ambitious Riek (...)
Freedom of Expression in South Sudan: does it exists?2014-08-18 22:02:01
By Joseph Stewart Sr.
“You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a (...)