Tuesday 2 June 2015
June 1, 2015 (WAU) – Wau county in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state is now calm, a day after opposition forces took control of Bazia payam, its commissioner Elia Kamilio Dimo, said.
Dimo said the population in the county have (...)
Wednesday 30 July 2014
July 29, 2014 (WAU) – South Sudan’s former child soldiers, known as the Red Army, on Tuesday marked their second anniversary in Western Bahr el Ghazal state with calls for peace. Members of South Sudan’s Red Army Foundation in Western (...)
Thursday 20 December 2012
December 19, 2012 (WAU) - At least 12 people were killed when people took to the streets of the Western Bahr el Ghazal state capital, Wau, on Wednesday - according to eyewitnesses. Civilians displaced by the violent protesting in Wau (...)
Tuesday 27 January 2015
January 26, 2015 (JUBA) – At least 11 people were killed and several others injured in an ambush in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state on Saturday, an official has confirmed.
“The incident occurred along Wau-Raja road on (...)
Wednesday 13 May 2015
May 12, 2015 (WAU) – The government of Western Bahr el Ghazal state has strongly condemned the killing of Wau county paramount chief, declaring three days of mourning.
Angelo Bagari and his wife were shot dead by unknown gunmen on (...)
Friday 7 November 2014
November 6, 2014 (WAU) – South Sudan is planning to acquire air defence equipment that will help protect the country’s territorial integrity, defence minister Kuol Manyang Juuk said Thursday. South Sudan’s defence minister, Kuol Manyang (...)
Saturday 27 June 2015
June 26, 2015 (WAU) - The mayor of Wau town in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state, Livio Buhara convened Friday an emergency meeting on how to tackle insecurity.
The state minister of local government, Angelo Taban attended the (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013
May 16, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan should give no more concessions to “betrayers of the nation”, the governor of Western Bahr el Ghazal state said on Thursday, in an apparent reference to rebel groups active in Jonglei, Unity and Upper (...)
Wednesday 13 June 2012
June 11, 2012 (WAU) - Senior government officials and citizens in Western Bahr el Ghazal State on Monday pledged support to help South Sudan’s President in his declared fight against corruption and other administrative malpractices (...)
Wednesday 26 November 2014
November 25, 2014 (WAU) – The commissioner of Jur River county commissioner in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state, John Arop Apai has suspended the chief of Atido boma.
The commissioner’s letter suspending Elario Ayoro Akol was (...)
Why reports on alleged atrocities are flawed2015-07-28 08:59:54
By Joseph de Tuombuk*
The recently-released Human Rights Watch and UNMISS reports on alleged atrocities committed by SPLA forces, are seriously flawed and could not withstand any challenge in (...)