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 (...)
Friday 14 June 2013 June 13, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Women across Lakes state are complaining that the ban on alcohol introduced by controversial military caretaker Governor Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol, has deprived them of their livelihood, meaning that they are (...)
Sunday 29 September 2013 September 27, 2013 (BOR) - The mayor of Bor municipality in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has reiterated his plans to ban locally brewed alcohol, which he said has destroyed the lives of young men and women in the state. Bor town mayor (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 29 May 2013 May 28, 2013 (JUBA) - Lakes state’s government has increased its crackdown on alcohol brewing and consumption arresting 36 women on Thursday on suspicion of selling locally brewed alcohol in Malith market.
Most of the women are either (...)
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 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 (...)
Monday 4 March 2013 March 3, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state’s security services carried out an intensive search for alcohol in Rumbek Central market on Saturday just days after the military caretaker governor banned the sale of alcohol in the state. A woman (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 18 December 2012 December 17, 2012 (RUMBEK) - The South Sudan’s head of police Lt-Gen Acuil Tito has warned that policemen found under influence of alcoholic will be dismissed from their duties while on a visit to Rumbek.
Tito was in the capital of (...)
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 (...)