Wednesday 20 March 2013 March 18, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan languished at the lower end of the latest Human Development Index (HDI) published recently by the United Nations, ranking 171 out of 187 countries included world-wide.
While the ranking puts Sudan (...)
Sunday 17 November 2013 November 16, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan government and scores of its development partners on Friday initiated a ‘Community Security Caravan’; an initiative which
sensitizes civilians on the dangers of misusing small arms and light (...)
Saturday 22 June 2013 June 21, 2012 (JUBA) – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has initiated a program that seeks to improve community security in South Sudan’s Lakes state.
The initiative, under the South Sudan Community Security and Arms (...)
Friday 16 December 2005 Dec 15, 2005 (NAIROBI) — The United Nations on Thursday launched anti-mine program in Nairobi, appealing for 85.4 million US dollars to remove landmines in Sudan, Somalia and Uganda. A Kenyan soldier brusher sand from a landmine during (...)
Friday 30 March 2012 March 29, 2012 (JUBA) - As newly independent South Sudan embarks on post-war recovery efforts, East African regional body IGAD has launched an initiative aimed at strengthening capacity building in the country’s public service.
Friday 7 September 2012 September 5, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Deputy Minister of Defence Majak D’Agot Atem said the government was committed to making peace with the Jonglei militia leader David Yau Yau and allowing members of his group to return the (...)
Monday 25 November 2013 November 23, 2013 (JUBA) - This year’s governors’ forum, organised under the auspices of president’s office, will commence next week from 26-29 November. South Sudan’s vice-pesident, James Wani Igga, speaks at the opening of the SPLM (...)
Wednesday 29 December 2010 December 28, 2010 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan has demanded the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) to provide it with a detailed auditory report on the finances of a program designed to rehabilitate former war soldiers, as news of money (...)
Friday 12 November 2010 By Julius N. Uma
November 10, 2010 (JUBA) - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 20 hard top Land Cruiser vehicles, to the Southern Sudan Refeferendum Bureau (SSRB).
The occasion, which took place at the SSRB (...)
Friday 25 May 2012 By Julius N. Uma
May 25, 2012 (JUBA) - A total of 900 South Sudanese returnees could hardly hide their joy after the Governor of Northern Bahr el Ghazal on Thursday announced the transfer of about 500m² of land meant to resettle about (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)