Saturday 12 April 2014 April 11, 2014 (WULU) – The commissioner of Wulu county in South Sudan’s Lakes state briefly arrested five police officers and his bodyguards following a shooting incident, which occurred during a wedding ceremony in the area. Wulu (...)
Tuesday 17 September 2013 September 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A new video was posted on YouTube showing a Sudanese police officer flogging an unidentified woman in public, marking the second recording of its kind the last two years. Still photo taken from the (...)
Monday 31 March 2014 March 30, 2014 (JUBA) – Perturbed by last week’s negative media portrayal of a family member, South Sudan President Salva Kiir has cautioned his relatives against misconduct while in public. South Sudan president Salva Kiir (AP)
“I have (...)
Wednesday 29 May 2013 By Agook Mayek
May 28, 2013 - The case of Lakes State’s ban on both alcohol production and consumption is very corporeal and at the same time interesting, particularly, when one looks at its pros and cons.
In the olden days of (...)
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 (...)
Thursday 16 May 2013 May 15, 2013 (JUBA) - Civilians in Yirol West county of Lakes state had reported that local authorities have destroyed beers inside the market without compensating shops owners.
The public beer destruction was done in Yirol West (...)
Wednesday 7 March 2012 March 6, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – Two protests broke out in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday after a woman was killed by police. FILE - This March 2012 photo shows the protest in Al-Deim area in central Khartoum over the killing of (...)
Tuesday 13 August 2013 August 12, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state communities have expressed alarm that some bar owners with political connections have been openly flouting a state-wide ban on the sale of local brew and beer, while many others have been deprived (...)
Wednesday 8 August 2012 August 8, 2012 (JUBA) - Wau county commissioner has issued administrative orders banning the sale of alcoholic drinks in residential areas within the territorial jurisdiction of Wau town, officials said on Tuesday. A motorcycle taxi (...)
Sunday 18 August 2013 August 17, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Authorities in Wulu county of Lakes state, which has banned alcohol since June, ordered a surprised search for alcohol within Wulu county’s residential areas on Thursday.
The five-hour-search, carried out by (...)
Why justice must be served to save South Sudan2014-04-15 06:05:07 By Amb Joseph Ayok Anei
April 14, 2014 - In May 1981 a Muslim called Ali Agca attempted to assassinate His Holiness Pope John Paul II. However, after his recovery, the Pope not only prayed for (...)