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 (...)
Friday 20 April 2012
By Julius N. Uma
April 19, 2012 (JUBA) - As he dribbles the ball past two opponents, smiles, and passes it to his teammate, it is clear that Gatluak Kual, 29, who has to play basketball in wheelchair, does not see his disability in a (...)
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 (...)
Monday 22 September 2014
September 21, 2014 (YEI) – Persons living with disabilities in Yei River county of South Sudan’s Central Equatoria state have appealed for equal treatment in society.
Speaking to reporters in the county, Sam Data James, one of the (...)
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 (...)
Monday 17 June 2013
June 16, 2013 (BOR) - The mayor of Bor town municipality, Nhial Majak Nhial, has pledged to push for a pay raise for teachers, as one way of improving the quality of education in the state. Achii Deng, 16, who lost her arm in a car (...)
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, (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)