Category: Security

Terekeka: Six dead over grazing rights

Six people died after two clans in Terekeka clashed over which side should first graze their animals on an Island. The state Minister of Information said more than ten people were also wounded in the…

Eleven arrested in connections to Bor South clashes

Jonglei state police say they are pursuing more suspects of Bor South clashes after arresting 11 people accused of instigating and participating in last week’s violence. Those in police custody are accused by the state…

Silence the gun -VP Wani

The Vice President has called on IGAD and the region to conduct strict monitoring of the recently signed cessation of hostilities agreement. Dr. James Wani Igga said reports of renewed clashes in the country are…

Three children recuperating after explosion

The condition of three children who were rushed to Juba Teaching Hospital for treatment on Tuesday after an object exploded at a graveyard in Mauna area has stabilized. The children who were said to be…

DRC crackdown on ‘armed’ South Sudanese

The Congolese army is said to have stepped up arrests of South Sudanese refugees and tightened the border over the last few days. According to the Ugandan Daily Monitor, the Congolese army said the move…

Juba: Security to be beefed up in Joppa

The Deputy Mayor of Juba City Council for Finance and Economic Planning says there are plans to improve security in Joppa residential area. This comes after the bodyguard of Jubek Governor, who also happens to…

‘No gunshots in Juba’ on Christmas Eve -Residents

Residents of different suburbs in Juba have expressed joy over the level of security during the festive season -especially during the eve of Christmas. People from various locations within Juba testified -that for the first…

Death toll rises in Bor South clashes

More dead bodies have been discovered in Bor South County has calm slowly returns to the restive village in Jonglei state. The County Commissioner said the number of people killed in the area over the…

Taban Deng’s hope for the IDPs

The First Vice President has assured Internally Displaced Persons that the TGoNU will build on the first steps taken with the signing of the cessation of hostilities agreement to reinvigorate the implementation of the peace…

Kiir: SPLA won’t go on the ‘offensive’

The army will not retaliate in the face of any provocation that seeks to dishonor the cessation of hostilities agreement signed in Addis Ababa last week, President Salva Kiir has said. On Thursday the government…

NSS officers told respect civilians

The Minister of National Security has told officers of the sector to treat civilians with respect while executing their duties. Obote Mamur said the relations between the National Security and the civil population must be…

More than ten people killed in Jonglei

Over ten people have died from communal clashes in Bor South County last evening, according to Jonglei State Minister of Information. Deng Akech said about twelve others have been wounded in the fight. He said…

Riek Machar order forces to cease hostilities

The former First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar has directed his forces to cease any form of aggression and observe the cessation of hostilities agreement signed in Addis Ababa. In a letter addressed to all…

TROIKA welcomes signing of CoH

The United States, United Kingdom and Norway have commended South Sudanese leaders for reaching a compromise through the signing of the cessation of hostilities agreement in Addis Ababa. Representatives of the TROIKA countries expressed hope…

Nine ex-opposition fighters released in Wau

Authorities have released nine members of the armed opposition who were detained since the eruption of violence in Wau town last year. In April, there were reports of fighting between the army and an anti-government…