Wednesday 30 October 2013 October 29, 2013 (JUBA) - Less than 50% of the South Sudanese populations have access to health care services, an indication the country has one of the lowest health pointers in the world, statistics show. A health ward in South Sudan, (...)
Sunday 12 January 2014 January 11, 2014 (JUBA) – The International Organization of Migration (IOM) has begun airlifting some 600 South Sudanese returnees from Upper Nile state capital Malakal, where they had become stranded on their way home due to recent (...)
Sunday 21 November 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 20, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) - The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) – has praised Ethiopia’s methods of handling the tens of thousands of refugees from neighboring countries.
Speaking to Walta Information (...)
Tuesday 4 March 2014 March 3, 2014 (NAIROBI) – The UN has announced it will provide $4.6 million to help meet the urgent needs of South Sudanese refugees in Kenya. South Sudanese refugees line up for breakfast at the reception centre at Kenya’s Kakuma camp, (...)
Wednesday 3 July 2013 July 2, 2013 (JUBA) – An estimated 20,000 South Sudanese returnees are still stranded within the four transit camps in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. The the front view of the (...)
Monday 5 November 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 4, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – Thousands of economic migrants from the Horn of Africa are increasingly being exposed to violence in the gulf nation of Yemen, a new report uncovers.
The report released this week (...)
Wednesday 12 March 2014 March 11, 2014 (JUBA) – The United Nations on Tuesday said it has started working to mitigate any risks thousands of displaced South Sudanese could face as the rainy season approaches.
At least 706,000 people, humanitarian agencies (...)
Wednesday 4 December 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
December 3, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - The United Nations’ Refugee Agency on Tuesday announced that it has contributed $100,000 to support tens of thousands of Ethiopians returning from Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia (...)
Monday 11 November 2013 November 10, 2013 (BENTIU) - Over 2,600 South Sudanese who were stranded in Sudanese town of Kosti arrived in Unity state this week almost two and a half years since South Sudan seceded from Sudan.. The 52 buses in Rubkotna county (...)
Saturday 20 November 2010 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
November 19, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Thousands of southern Sudanese in the neighboring country of Ethiopia have turned up to register as voters for the 2011’s referendum on south Sudan’s possible independence, the (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protest killings2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces
(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
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 (...)