Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (JUBA) – The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has appointed Haile Menkerios as new Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) and his Special Representative to the African Union at the level (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan president, Salva Kiir has warned armed rebel groups and “ill-disciplined” elements within the regular security forces to halt violence against innocent civilians in the country. South Sudan president (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The People’s Republic of China has agreed to speed up measures aimed at increasing the level of loans offered to Sudan with priority given to projects linked to increasing production.
This came following talks (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - A new report argues that the Sudanese government’s struggle for control of Darfur’s gold resources, rather than inter-tribal conflicts is behind the recent surge in violence in the war-torn western region. (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (BENTIU) - Five Unity state policemen and one soldier were killed in Buoth district of Koch county on Friday in an attack local authorities have blamed on youth from neighbouring Mayom county.
The incident follows tension (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the UN Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is scheduled to make a three-day visit to Sudan later this month. Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has promised to verify the information given to him by the Sudanese foreign minister, Ali Karti, on claims of continued support offered by several bodies within his (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 16, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan should give no more concessions to “betrayers of the nation”, the governor of Western Bahr el Ghazal state said on Thursday, in an apparent reference to rebel groups active in Jonglei, Unity and Upper (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (JUBA) - A murder suspect who escaped from Rumbek’s main prison over a month ago was shot in the Malual-Kodi area of Lakes state on Thursday by wardens from South Sudan Prison Services.
A senior security official in Rumbek (...)
Friday 17 May 2013 May 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese foreign affairs ministry on Tuesday summoned top diplomats from Britain, US and Norway over claims alleging that South Sudan supports rebel movements in the country.
Khartoum officials, SUNA (...)
The better approach to reconciliation2013-05-17 06:07:06 By Zechariah Manyok Biar
May 16, 2013 - Some of you who might have read my previous articles know that I promised some weeks ago to write separately on the topic of peace and reconciliation that (...)
OIL: is it a curse or a blessing in South Sudan?2013-05-17 06:04:54 By Jacob K. Lupai
May 16, 2013 - In the late 70s when for the first time oil was discovered in Southern Sudan there was euphoria that poverty would be a thing of the past, replaced by a high (...)
Wau Dialogue W. Bahr el-Ghazal state 13-15 May 20132013-05-13 14:41:35 South Sudan Law Society
Citizen of Western Bhar el-Ghazal State calls for limitations of President Powers and the Independence of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and (...)
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom2013-05-04 10:53:49 Human Rights Watch
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom
Newspapers, Other Media Censored, Confiscated, Shut Down
MAY 3, 2013
(Nairobi) – Sudan should immediately stop censoring (...)
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom2013-05-03 03:23:16 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the (...)