Sunday 16 September 2012
September 15, 2012 (RUMBEK) - South Sudan’s army on Saturday dismissed rebel claims that two groups of of disaffected soldiers have staged mutinies in Upper Nile State and in the Ramciel area of Lakes State, where the young nation (...)
Wednesday 1 August 2012
July 31, 2012 (JUBA) – A convoy of vehicles carrying an inspection team of national ministers of South Sudan’s government arrived on Sunday at the site of the proposed new capital, Ramciel, as the government steps up the relocation (...)
Thursday 5 April 2012
April 5, 2012 (JUBA) – The survey for the proposed new capital of South Sudan, Ramciel, is expected to be completed within the next six months, reports the official in charge of the project.
South Sudan last year resolved to relocate (...)
Friday 10 August 2012
By Luka Biong Deng
August 10, 2012 —The politics of establishing capital cities in many countries shows complexities and sometimes acrimonious history, particularly for the countries that existed for a long time and with expanding (...)
Friday 1 August 2014
July 31, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar have downplayed calls to relocate the country’s national capital to Wau in Western Bhar el Ghazal state, saying the proposal was (...)
Saturday 24 March 2012
By Ngor Arol Garang
March 23, 2012, (JUBA) - South Sudan has secured funds to complete upgrades to Juba International Airport by the end of June, the country’s Deputy Transport Minister, Mayom Kuoc Malek said on Friday.
Malek said it (...)
Wednesday 5 December 2012
By Matot Akech Matot
December 4, 2012 — South Sudan has just celebrated the first anniversary of our being a new country. After many years of terrible pain and suffering, we triumphed over our enemies. We fought bravely for so many (...)
Sunday 8 April 2012
April 8, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Vice President, Riek Machar, has visited the area of the countries proposed new capital, Ramciel, in Lakes State and inspected a number sites in the area.
On Friday Machar visited Guthum area within (...)
Wednesday 28 September 2011
September 27, 2011 (JUBA) – The survey of the new capital city of South Sudan, Ramciel, will soon begin, according to the minister in charge of the planning for the building of the new city.
On Tuesday the committee chaired by the (...)
Thursday 8 September 2011
September 7, 2011 (JUBA) – The President of the newly born Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has issued an order forming a ministerial committee to make the necessary preparations for the building of the new capital to be (...)
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 (...)
Who to benefit from the Somaliazation of South Sudan?2015-10-01 19:01:51
By Steve Paterno
The question above is becoming more prevalent now more than ever, with the "imposition of peace agreement", (to borrow Riek Machar's phrase), along with President Salva Kiir's (...)