Friday 7 September 2012 September 5, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Deputy Minister of Defence Majak D’Agot Atem said the government was committed to making peace with the Jonglei militia leader David Yau Yau and allowing members of his group to return the (...)
Tuesday 5 June 2012 By Philip Thon Aleu
June 4, 2012 (BOR) – People in Jonglei’s remote areas say that there is relative peace in the state as cases of child abduction and cattle raiding significantly decreased in recent months giving them the chance to (...)
Thursday 24 May 2012 May 23, 2012 (BOR) - The three counties of Greater Akobo in Jonglei State are holding a political reconciliation conference in Bor town the capital of Jonglei State after serious violence earlier this year.
A series of peace (...)
Tuesday 19 March 2013 March 18, 2013 (JUBA/BOR) – Dozens of people were wounded in fresh clashes between South Sudan’s army (SPLA) and an armed group in Jonglei state over the weekend, eye witnesses told Sudan Tribune. Sudan Peoples Liberation Army soldiers (...)
Sunday 8 April 2012 April 6, 2012 (BOR) – The Makuach Payam (district) of Jonglei State is home to 29,000 people according to officials but only a small fraction now remains after many people deserted the villages and fled to Bor town seeking protection (...)
Sunday 8 July 2012 July 7, 2012 (BOR) – The governor of South Sudan’s Jonglei State has said that the security situation is “relaxing” across the troubled underdeveloped area of the world’s newest country. Kuol Manyang Juuk said that his focus was moving (...)
Friday 27 April 2012 April 26, 2012 (BOR) – Consultative community meetings began in Jonglei on Wednesday as part of the Presidential Peace Committee (PCC) efforts to find a lasting solution to the troubled state’s cattle-raiding and inter-ethnic violence. (...)
Friday 22 February 2013 February 21, 2013 (JUBA) – A rebel leader in South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei state has vowed to respond to the peace process initiated by local leaders from the area, an official said on Thursday. South Sudan rebel leader David Yau Yau (...)
Saturday 1 September 2012 August 31, 2012 (JUBA) - Leaders of the Murle ethnic group denied Thursday that they had any links with David Yau Yau, who is leading a rebellion against the government from Pibor County in Jonglei State.
Speaking at a meeting in (...)
Friday 18 May 2012 May 17, 2012 (BOR) - One person is reported dead and another injured in Twic East county of Jonglei state in an attack by an unidentified gunman on Wednesday.
According to a close relative of the deceased, Adhoor Akol was killed on (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)