Saturday 23 November 2013 November 22, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s ministry of education this week launched a three-year national strategy aimed at providing better quality education for children with disabilities.
In a statement, UNICEF welcomed the initiative, (...)
Thursday 4 April 2013 April 3, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Police in Lakes state arrested a deaf man on Wednesday who they suspect killed a man in Rumbek Central market following a dispute on Tuesday afternoon.
The murdered man, Awuor Majur Bec, who is reported to (...)
Sunday 24 February 2013 February 23, 2013 (BOR) – Only 10 out of proposed 100 houses earmarked for war disabled, widows, and orphans have been constructed in Bor town’s Pakuau estate in South Sudan’s Jonglei state. Jonglei governor Kuol Manyang prepares to cut (...)
Tuesday 12 February 2013 February 11, 2013 (BOR/JUBA) – In a green valley beside the River Nile lies a village dotted with grass-thatched huts where an isolated 140 people call home. Children play outside and others pump water from the borehole, as elderly (...)
Monday 7 October 2013 October 6, 2013 (JUBA) – The labour bill currently before lawmakers will protect physically disabled persons in South Sudan from work place discrimination, a public service official said.
Hellen Achiro, the undersecretary in the (...)
Monday 29 November 2010 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
November 27,2010 (BENTIU) – Disabled war veterans from the Sudan People Liberation Army (SPLA) have been encouraged to participate in the south Sudan’s referendum on independence in January. Disabled SPLA (...)
Wednesday 1 August 2012 July 31, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir said on national television on Monday that the lack of respect shown to those died or were injured in the struggle for the nation’s independence, and their families, was (...)
Thursday 30 August 2012 August 29, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s vice president, Riek Machar, said Wednesday that 150,000 ex-combatants will undergo the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) process into the civil population. Vice President, Riek (...)
Sunday 17 June 2012 June 16 2012 (JUBA) - The Republic of South Sudan on Saturday joined
the rest of the African continent to mark the Day of the African
Child; an annual event held since 1991 in memory of hundreds of
children who were killed in a 1976 (...)
Friday 31 May 2013 May 30, 2013 (KAMPALA) - The United Nation Children Fund launched a global report on Thursday highlighting the plight of children living with disabilities and calling for an end to discrimination that leaves them with a limited ability (...)
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 (...)
The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
March 7, 2014 - The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the (...)