Sunday 9 December 2012 December 9, 2012 (LONDON) - South Sudan’s army has shot dead 10 people in Wau, the capital of Western Bahr el Ghazal State, who were protesting against moving an administrative headquarters, the United Nations said Sunday.
In the late (...)
Thursday 10 January 2013 January 9, 2013 (WAU) - Western Bahr el Ghazal Governor, Rizik Zachariah Hassan, has accused a radio journalist of sabotaging the coverage of the 24 December visit of President Salva Kiir to Wau, alleging that some state media (...)
Friday 30 December 2011 By Ngor Arol Garang
December 29, 2011 (JUBA) - At least 17 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal State, following an aerial attack allegedly carried out by north Sudan, authorities told (...)
Friday 9 August 2013 August 8, 2013 (JUBA) - Western Bahr el Ghazal state will reduce the size of its cabinet from 14 to 8 ministers after South Sudan president Salva Kiir recently decreased his own cabinet in a major reshuffle.
Governor Rizik Zachariah (...)
Saturday 14 September 2013 September 13, 2013 (WAU) - The governor of Western Bahr el Ghazal, Rizik Zachariah Hassan, has appointed Ayuel Longar as his new advisor on peace and reconciliation affairs.
Longar replaced Effesio Kon Uguak who was removed from the (...)
Wednesday 5 June 2013 June 4, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state’s assistant secretary for political affairs in Rumbek Central county has criticised a recent conference by South Sudan’s ruling party (SPLM), saying it encouraged tribalism. Kawaja Kau Madol, Lakes (...)
Saturday 22 December 2012 December 21, 2012 (WAU) - The Governor of Western Bahr el Ghazal, Rizik Zachariah Hassan on Thursday toured Wau town, perhaps to dispel rumors he had been suspended from his position over the deteriorating security situation in the (...)
Thursday 12 July 2012 July 10,2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s governing party has rejected opposition calls for the introduction of emergency laws to fight crime in Western Bahr el Ghazal State.
The suggestion was made in a speech to the Western Bahr el Ghazal (...)
Thursday 27 December 2012 December 25, 2012 (WAU) - The Governor of Lakes State, Chol Tong Mayay addressed the congregation at Good Shepherd Cathedral in Wau on Tuesday to call upon citizens in Western Bahr el Ghazal to reconcile their differences before the (...)
Sunday 3 June 2012 June 2, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan said on Saturday it will respond proportionally in self-defence to any attacks against its “territorial integrity” should the government of neighbouring Sudan maintain is “continued aggression”. UN troops (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protest killings2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces
(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)