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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 3 April 2012
April 2, 2012 (JUBA) – A long awaited peace initiative aimed at reconciling the communities of volatile Jonglei State will be launched on Tuesday 3 April in Bor, the capital of the state, the office of South Sudan’s Vice President has (...)
Monday 18 June 2012
June 17, 2012 (BOR) - A South Sudanese police general has denied allegations of rape and abduction during a disarmament campaign conducted by the military in volatile Jonglei State. Soldiers of Auxillary Forces for disarmament (...)
Monday 3 September 2012
September 3, 2012 (BOR) - Kuol Deim Kuol the South Sudanese Army General responsible for the civilian disarmament process in Jonglei State has joined the military’s criticism of recent human rights reports published by the UN mission in (...)
Sunday 23 September 2012
September 21, 2012 (BOR) - Twic East County in South Sudan’s Jonglei State, this week, has banned the consumption of alcohol at marriage and funeral ceremonies as well as other public events.
If alcohol is found in the marriage (...)
Wednesday 29 February 2012
February 28, 2012 (JUBA) – A grandson of the Nuer Prophet, Ngundeng Bong, has joined the Jonglei Peace Initiative (JPI) in the latest attempt by the leadership of the organisation to positively contribute to a peaceful resolution of the (...)
Saturday 2 June 2012
June 1, 2012 (BOR) - Jonglei State governor, Kuol Manyang Juuk, said Friday that there had been a 90 percent drop in raids and cases of abduction in his state during a visit to Bor of the United Nations Special Representative of the (...)