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South Sudan declared most violent country in the world

South Sudan again topped the list of most violent countries in the world in which to deliver aid in 2017, in a report launched by Humanitarian Outcomes today. “It’s the third consecutive year that South Sudan tops the global list, underscoring the complexities in delivering aid in this war, and the impunity with which armed actors […]

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BEAUTY AND BRAINS: South Sudan gets second female pilot

They say beauty comes with brains. And this is no less for Amel Ajongo Mawut Unguec, daughter to former Chief of Defense Forces, the late General James Ajongo Mawut, who has set her eyes for more than just the sky. Being recognized as the second ever South Sudanese female pilot, Amel Ajongo opens up about […]

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President Kiir asks the public to welcome Riek Machar, members of opposition with love

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has directed the staffs at the Office of the President and the general public to welcome members of the opposition with an open heart as brothers and sisters at home. Kiir made the remark on Monday morning at the State House while briefing the staffs during an event organized by the […]

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Gov’t rubbishes HRW’s criticism

The government has rubbished the statement by Human Rights Watch criticizing President Kiir for granting his opponents, including Dr Riek Machar an amnesty. Dr Riek Machar’s group and other allies of the government have been…

SPLM-IO’s flawed peace strategy against Kiir

By: Duop Chak Wuol, South Sudan, AUG/11/2018, SSN; The recently signed Khartoum’s power-sharing deal between the incumbent Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU), the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLM-IO), South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), Former Detainees (FDs), and Other Political Parties (OPP) has flaws that need methodical scrutiny. This seemingly Juba’s predetermined pact will […]

Torit MPs demand for $40,000 car loan

Members of parliament in Torit State are requesting that the 40,000-dollar car loan given to each national law-maker recently be extended to them as well. The move had drawn criticism from the public given the…

Pastor who claim peace will never come to South Sudan killed by refugees in Uganda

A witchcraft who claims to be a pastor in norther Uganda refugee camp has been killed by South Sudanese refugees after reportedly claiming that peace will never come to South Sudan as it is written in the Bible, the police and several refugees sources have said. The Adjumani district Police Commander Maundo Jackson said the […]

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Kiir grants amnesty to Machar

President Salva Kiir has granted general amnesty to the main opposition leader 3 days after signing a peace accord. Dr Riek Machar, the chairman of the SPLM-IO, had been leading his military wing SPLA-IO since…