Tuesday 9 April 2013 April 9, 2013 (JUBA) - Five United Nations peacekeepers and seven civilian staff from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were killed on Tuesday in an ambush by an unidentified armed group in Jonglei state. Map showing (...)
Saturday 1 June 2013 May 30, 2013 (JUBA) - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan said this week that it was not able to replace the role of the government in providing security to civilians in the young nation. Hilde Johnson, speaking to reporters in (...)
Thursday 21 February 2013 February 19, 2013 (BOR) - The head of the United Nations in South Sudan is visiting the conflict-affected counties of Pibor and Akobo in Jonglei state this week to see for herself the situation in the troubled areas.
In a visit to Bor (...)
Thursday 19 July 2012 July 18, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Special Representative to the United Nations Secretary General on Tuesday stressed the importance of political parties inclusion in governance; describing it as a basic principle for democracy in the (...)
Friday 5 August 2011 August 4, 2011 (JUBA) – The newly appointed UN special envoy to the Republic of South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, briefed the political parties on the roles her multi-purpose mission will play in the new nation at a meeting in Juba on (...)
Monday 27 February 2012 February 26, 2012 (BOR) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, told a rally in Jonglei state - the scene of large scale ethnic violence over the last two months - that the military and police would fight cattle raiders if they (...)
Thursday 28 July 2011 July 27, 2011 (JUBA) – The United Nations is planning on deploying a new peacekeeping force in the Republic of South Sudan by December with a stronger mandate, according to the newly appointed UN special representative to the newly (...)
Wednesday 10 December 2003 OSLO, Dec 10, 2003 (Norway Post) — The insurgents in Southern Sudan would like Norwegian troops to be a part of the peacekeeping force in the region.
They point to Norway’s active role in the South over the past 30 years, including the (...)
Monday 28 May 2012 May 27, 2012 (JUBA) - The United Nations Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Haile Menkarios, has downplayed Khartoum’s claims over ownership of Heglig (Panthou) based on the court’s ruling in The Hague in 2009 on Abyei. Haile (...)
Tuesday 24 April 2012 April 23, 2012 (JUBA) – The international community has condemned Monday’s bombing of South Sudan by its northern neighbour Sudan as the threat of an all-out war continues to be a possibility following the Friday night withdrawal of (...)
Al-Bashir’s decree fell short of Sudan’s demands2014-04-17 09:57:38 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
Ampril 16, 2014 - This article comes against the backdrop of the Decree number 158 of 2014 passed by the National Congress Party (NCP) president Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed (...)
Why hiring a lawyer if you can buy a judge2014-04-17 09:11:43 By Dong Samuel Luak
April 16, 2014 - Many people in South Sudan are asking, how long did it take President Salva Kiir to plan all this tragedy befalling our young country now? Recruitment, (...)