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 (...)
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 (...)
Saturday 14 April 2012
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
April 13, 2012 (BENTIU) - The construction of a road between the capital of Rumbek East County of Lakes State and Payinjiar County of Unity State will have a positive impact on security, community relations (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
South Sudan and the nation building!2016-02-06 11:47:08
" Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey.
By Dhano Obongo
I have been delving in a debate within myself as to what could possibly be the proper way to expound a presentation to (...)
Africa: Strengthen steps to end child marriage2015-12-14 08:04:41
December 10, 2015
African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge of child marriage, Human Rights Watch said today (...)
Professor Akolda, it is too early for you to go2015-12-06 06:36:15
I learnt from social media of the untimely departure of Professor Akolda Maan Tier on the 30th Nov 2015, whom I knew and admired, as one of the great, committed sons of both Sudans, who dedicated (...)