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 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 (...)
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 (...)
Friday 20 December 2013 December 19, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudanese army (SPLA) soldiers have been accused of carrying out ethnic killings during recent clashes in the South Sudan capital, Juba, according to eyewitness accounts provided to Human Rights Watch (...)
Tuesday 24 December 2013 December 23, 2013 (JUBA) – Residents of the besieged Jonglei state capital Bor said a key docking site was closed following an attack on Sunday, blocking the only access route for those attempting to flee the violence to Lakes state. (...)
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 (...)
Monday 14 October 2013 October 13, 2013 (JUBA) – At least two people died and many others were wounded on Sunday after a fight involving members of two South Sudanese communities in the capital, Juba.
The incident occurred in an area adjacent to New Site (...)
Sunday 27 October 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 26, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Saturday that it is set to relocate thousands of South Sudanese refugees who recently arrived in Ethiopia.
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 (...)
From the ashes of war, seeds of peace2014-03-07 06:23:22 By Ban Ki-moon
March 6, 2014 - What was once the biggest United Nations peacekeeping operation in the world winds down this month, and the most extraordinary part of this historic development is (...)