Sunday 10 January 2010
By Manyang Mayom
January 8, 2010 (RUMBEK) – South Sudan’s tightly guarded supreme chief justice, John Wol Makec, in an interview Thursday explained the unique legal system of this semi-autonomous region. Makec and his colleague John (...)
Wednesday 28 November 2007
November 27, 2007 (KHARTOUM) — A 7-year-old Sudanese student on Tuesday defended his British teacher accused of insulting Islam saying he had chosen to call a teddy bear Mohammad after his own name.
Gillian Gibbons, a 54-year-old (...)
Thursday 12 February 2009
February 11, 2009 (KHARTOUM) – An influential body of clerics in Sudan’s capital warned young Muslims to avoid celebrating the Western holiday called Valentine’s day, calling it a corrupting influence.
The Ulema Authority, an influential (...)
Monday 17 April 2006
April 16, 2006 (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his first Easter Sunday as pontiff, praying for peace Iraq, negotiated solutions to the world’s nuclear disputes and dialogue between Israel and the Palestinians. Pope Benedict (...)
Thursday 31 July 2003
KHARTOUM, July 31 (AFP) — Five people were killed and more than 680 houses destroyed in almost unprecedented flooding and heavy rains that hit the eastern Sudanese city of Kassala, media reports said Thursday.
The Qash river that flows (...)
Sunday 11 March 2007
March 10, 2007 (UNITED NATIONS) — A U.N. women’s forum urged the world on Friday to ban female genital mutilation and forced marriages.
The Commission on the Status of Women passed by consensus two resolutions on the issues following (...)
Wednesday 14 July 2010
By Manyang Mayom
July 13, 2010 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state government plans to establish more police stations in different counties of the state in trying to curb the rising insecurity in the area.
Inspector of Police in Rumbek Central (...)
Tuesday 12 October 2004
KHARTOUM, Oct 11, 2004 (Xinhua) — A total of 15 people were killed and 25 others injured in a traffic accident in northern Sudan on Monday, the official SUNA news agency reported.
The accident occurred when a bus on its way from (...)
Sunday 17 February 2008
February 16, 2008 (YAMBIO) — The governor of Western Equatoria State, late Samuel Abujohn Kabashi, was laid to rest in Yambio today. He was buried at around 5:30 pm local time at the premises of the Yambio State House, the seat of WES (...)
Sunday 24 December 2006
Dec 23, 2006 (KHARTOUM) — Sunni Islamists in Sudan have accused Iran of trying to spread its brand of Shiite Islam in the East African country through a propaganda campaign the Italian news service AKI reported.
The Sudanese chapter of (...)
SOUTH SUDAN: peace or genocide?2015-10-07 12:59:30
By Richard Moula
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has once again declared a war of genocide and ethnic cleansing on the small ethnic tribe of Moru in Western Equatoria.
As from 16th (...)
Why rejecting creation of more states in South Sudan?2015-10-05 16:31:37
By Peter Gai Manyuon
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has unilaterally decreed expansion of the current Ten (10) states to 28 federal states in the country in an unexpected move announced on (...)