Thursday 17 July 2014
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 15, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – A senior official from South Sudan’s SPLM/A in Opposition has accused president Salva Kiir of calling for a tribal war between Dinkas and Nuers.
Miyong Kuon, who is aide to the group’s (...)
Thursday 16 January 2014
January 15, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Unity state rebel commander Maj. Gen. James Koang Chuol said current conflict in South Sudan should not be viewed as a tribal war, describing it as a struggle against dictatorship.
He has strongly condemned (...)
Tuesday 8 April 2014
April 6, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Sudan’s Nuer community have claimed that at least 17,613 ethnic Nuers were killed across South Sudan by private guards loyal to president Salva Kiir Mayardit after conflict erupted in December last year. (...)
Friday 11 April 2014
April 10, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – The US Secretary of State on Thursday cautioned South Sudanese leaders against prioritising personal or ethnic interests in the ongoing conflict at expense of its peoples’ concerns. US secretary of state (...)
Monday 12 August 2013
August 11, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - More than 100 people were killed in violent clashes on Saturday between two Arab tribes over land and cattle in Sudan’s East Darfur state, the two sides as local and national authorities remained silent on (...)
Wednesday 10 September 2014
September 9, 2014 (JUBA) – A group of South Sudanese men of Nuer origin, who were employed by several oil companies, have been denied salary payments and dismissed from their positions by the South Sudanese government, reportedly over (...)
Thursday 22 August 2013
August 21, 2013 (RUMBEK) – Tribal clashes in Lakes state’s Yirol West county on Sunday have left one woman dead, while another man was admitted to hospital with severe wounds after being beaten to the head with a stick.
The clashes (...)
Friday 8 November 2013
November 6, 2013 (JUBA) – Akobo county commissioner Kuang Rambang has dismissed reports that Lou Nuer youth are mobilising for a possible raid on neighbouring areas as “contrary” to the facts on the ground.
Speaking to Sudan Tribune by (...)
Thursday 18 December 2014
December 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) has sentenced a military police soldier to death for the murder of another soldier in what was deemed to be an ethnically motivated killing.
Forty other soldiers charged with (...)
Thursday 11 July 2013
10 July 2013 (JUBA) - Speaking at South Sudan’s independence celebrations on Tuesday Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, warned Africans against tribalism and divisions stressing they allow foreign interferences. President of (...)
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 (...)