Tuesday 11 December 2007 December 10, 2007 (KHARTOUM) — When the punishing Sudanese heat cools in late afternoon, Hiba Jiha strips naked, wraps herself in a blanket and sits on top of a burning hole in the ground to smoke her skin to silky perfection. Piles of (...)
Tuesday 5 October 2010 By Manyang Mayom
October 4, 2010 (JUBA) — Prostitution in Southern Sudan is on the rise. Juba, the capital city of the semi-autonomous region and a territory belonging to the indigenous Bari tribe is hit by sexual workers and growing (...)
Friday 25 January 2013 January 24, 2013 (JUBA) – Statistics on the wealth of livestock per capita in South Sudan have indicated the region is leading the world in the under-utilised economic sector.
With a population of 8.2 million people according to a 2008 (...)
Tuesday 25 October 2005 Oct 24, 2005 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities have forced private schools to close during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan for the first time, school staff said on Monday. A Sudanese girl listens to her teacher as she attends a (...)
Sunday 20 November 2005 Nov 19, 2005 (KHARTOUM) — Female Genital Mutilation, the removal of the female genitalia, also known as female circumcision, has been condemned by the United Nations, human rights organizations and health professionals worldwide. (...)
Monday 9 April 2007 Opheera McDoom is the Reuters correspondent in Sudan where she was one of few resident foreigners when she began her assignment three years ago. In the following story, she describes the elaborate rituals that marked her wedding in (...)
Thursday 16 October 2003 KHARTOUM, Oct 16 (AFP) — Four men will stand trial on charges of the murder in N’Djamena last month of a Sudanese businessman and member of parliament who was setting up an oil refinery in Chad, police said Thursday.
A joint (...)
Saturday 5 May 2007 By Mogga Mark
May 4, 2007 (JUBA) — The goat married to a man at Hai Malakal, Juba, last year has now died. It delivered a baby goat four months ago. The goat, "Rose", was used for sexual intercourse and a man was caught red-handed. (...)
Monday 21 June 2010 June 20, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — The Lebanese government moved quickly today to defuse anger caused by media reports that security forces in Beirut ruthlessly raided a cancer fundraising event hosted by Sudanese citizens. A member of the (...)
Wednesday 2 August 2006 Aug 2, 2006 (KHARTOUM) — At the crowded Beauty Queen parlour in Sudan’s capital Khartoum, beautician Selma Awa says she just cannot understand why so many of her clients want to get their skin lightened.
"One hundred percent of women (...)
Al-Bashir’s decree fell short of Sudan’s demands2014-04-17 09:57:38 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
Ampril 16, 2014 - This article comes against the backdrop of the Decree number 158 of 2014 passed by the National Congress Party (NCP) president Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed (...)
Why hiring a lawyer if you can buy a judge2014-04-17 09:11:43 By Dong Samuel Luak
April 16, 2014 - Many people in South Sudan are asking, how long did it take President Salva Kiir to plan all this tragedy befalling our young country now? Recruitment, (...)