Saturday 29 June 2013 June 25, 2013 (RUMBEK) - South Sudan justice minister John Luk Jok appeared before the country’s upper house - the Council of States - on Tuesday to clarify on the legality of the Lakes state’s governor’s tenure. South Sudan Justice (...)
Monday 3 September 2012 September 2, 2012 (JUBA) - The Governor of Upper Nile State, Brigadier General Simon Kun Puoc, vehemently denied on Sunday allegations that his decision to create a City Council and appoint a Mayor for Malakal town, was an act (...)
Wednesday 10 October 2012 October 9, 2012 (JUBA) – The Toposa ethnic group in Eastern Equatoria state has condemned the allegation that Governor Louis Lobong Lojore has links with militia groups operating in the state. Eastern Equatoria State in red (in pink the (...)
Sunday 29 January 2012 January 28, 2012 (BOR) - The Republic of South Sudan National Legislature Council of States arrived in Jonglei state on Friday morning led by the speaker Joseph Bol Chan.
Speaking at Bor airport Bol said that lawmakers for councils of (...)
Tuesday 12 March 2013 March 10, 2013 (JUBA) - An member of the parliament of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, which has been split politically since 2011, has denied that the state’s politicians are divided over the reinstatement of the assembly’s speaker.
Saturday 28 January 2012 January 27, 2012 (BOR) - South Sudan Council of states, the second house in the new country’s Juba parliament, held a session in Bor on Friday to discuss insecurity in Jonglei state, which has seen fighting between rival tribes 120,000 (...)
Saturday 6 August 2011 August 5, 2011 (JUBA) - The first sitting of the newly established South Sudan Council of States on Friday elected Joseph Bul Chan at its speaker, during a colourful ceremony that also witnessed the swearing-in of the 50 members (...)
Thursday 7 March 2013 March 6, 2013 (JUBA) - A group of MPs in Northern Bahr el Ghazal on Wednesday protested against the attempt by South Sudan’s President to reinstate Aguer Wol Aguer as the speaker of the state assembly. Aguer Wol Aguer, the Northern Bahr (...)
Thursday 15 November 2012 November 14, 2012 (JUBA) - An investigation into allegations that the Governor of Eastern Equatoria State, Louis Lobong Lojore, is training an armed militia group separate from South Sudanese army (SPLA), will end soon an official told (...)
Wednesday 6 March 2013 March 5, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan president Salva Kiir has issued a letter, directing the governor of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, Paul Malong Awan, to resolve his differences between rival politicians through a political (...)
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