Monday 28 April 2014
April 27, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Senior army officers who mutinied on Saturday in Western Bahr el Ghazal state capital Wau said their defection to opposition forces led by former vice-president, Riek Machar came after they were targeted (...)
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 (...)
Friday 22 May 2015
May 21, 2015 (WAU) – Authorities in Western Bahr el Ghazal state have arrested three suspected men allegedly responsible for the assassination of Wau county paramount chief, Angelo Bagari, who was gunned down on 10 May along with his (...)
Wednesday 19 November 2014
November 18, 2014 (WAU) – A member of the South Sudanese government delegation at the peace talks in Ethiopia on Tuesday briefed Western Bahr el Ghazal cabinet members on progress made. Western Bahr el Ghazal governor Rizik Zackaria and (...)
Wednesday 8 July 2015
July 7, 2015 (WAU) - Farmers in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state have aided by SORUDEV, a smallholder food security and livelihoods project to improve their skills.
SORUDEV is an indigenous rural development programme funded (...)
Monday 13 April 2015
April 12, 2015 (WAU) – The education ministry in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state and partners launched this week a ‘go back to learning’ campaign. A classroom session at a school in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state (...)
Wednesday 6 March 2013
March 5, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese foreign ministry has renewed its accusations that Juba supports Sudanese rebel groups, saying a recent United Nations report confirmed their presence in South Sudan.
A UN panel of independent (...)
Thursday 14 February 2013
February 14, 2013 (JUBA) - The governor of Western Bahr el Ghazal, Rizik Zachariah Hassan, has issued a series of executive orders establishing a local legislative council in all the three of the state’s counties. Governor of W. Bahr el (...)
Thursday 2 October 2014
September 29, 2014 (WAU) – A joint intitiative has been launched by the state assemblies in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region as part of effort to bring peace to volatile tribal tensions in South Sudan’s Lakes state.
The move, which was (...)
Monday 2 September 2013
August 31, 2013 (WAU) - The governor of South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal has called on the general public to assist him fight corruption, which has crippled development in the country. Rizik Zachariah Hassan, Governor of Western (...)
Open letter to UN secretary-general2015-09-01 09:11:28
To Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Dear Mr. Ban,
Tuesday, 1st September 2015
To the military parade in Beijing on September 3rd you have been invited as (...)
The perilous change in Darfur’s demography2015-08-28 08:10:36
By Eric Reeves
The debate about whether or not Darfur was the site of genocide long ago flamed out, largely because the issue became excessively politicized and the world—in general—no longer (...)