Monday 21 January 2013 January 16, 2013 (JUBA) – Following a series of attacks, intimidation and threats, comment writers and bloggers in South Sudan say they are operating in a heightened sense of fear. South Sudanese men read newspapers in Juba on 10 July (...)
Friday 4 January 2013 January 3, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan on Thursday announced it has arrested a number of suspects believed to be responsible for the assassination of a leading political commentator, Isaiah Diing Abraham Chan, who was popularly known as (...)
Friday 7 June 2013 June 6, 2013 (JUBA) - Two members of the Presbyterian Church in South Sudan have been detained without access to their families or lawyers since being arrested from their homes on 19 May, Amnesty International says.
The human rights (...)
Saturday 1 June 2013 May 31, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s security services on Friday ordered management of the state owned South Sudan television (SSTV) to refrain from covering activities involving vice president Riek Machar, a source told Sudan Tribune. (...)
Friday 31 May 2013 May 30, 2013 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese security agent on Thursday raided, at gun point, offices of the The Citizen newspaper warning its television station against relaying news on the political engagements of the country’s vice (...)
Sunday 18 November 2012 November 16, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s police denied on Friday reports claiming it is seeking a "ransom" to release Elton Mark McCabe, an American national arrested by government agents in October.
The United States Embassy in South (...)
Friday 16 November 2012 November 15, 2012 (JUBA) - The US embassy in South Sudan has demanded the unconditional release of one its nationals, allegedly arrested by the country’s National Security Service (NSS). Susan Page, the US ambassador to South Sudan (US (...)
Tuesday 30 July 2013 July 29, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan said on Monday it will release two Ugandan journalists its security services arrested for alleged illegal activities after conducting “thorough background checks”.
The pair are accused of illegally (...)
Monday 9 July 2012 July 8, 2012 (JUBA) - The Chairperson of South Sudan’s Civil Society
Alliance, Deng Athuai, who is a prominent anti-corruption and human rights activist, was on Saturday found by the side of a road in Juba tied in a sack and severely (...)
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The power struggle dividing the country2014-03-07 09:47:48 By Nikolai Hegertun
The root cause of the conflict in South Sudan was the bitter power-struggle within the leadership of SPLM. The party that got 170 out of 180 seats in the election in 2010 has (...)
From the ashes of war, seeds of peace2014-03-07 06:23:22 By Ban Ki-moon
March 6, 2014 - What was once the biggest United Nations peacekeeping operation in the world winds down this month, and the most extraordinary part of this historic development is (...)