The Vice President has cautioned religious leaders against inciting churchgoers against the government. According to Dr. James Wani Igga, some preachers insult politicians openly during church services instead of advising them in person. He said…Read more
The Media Authority has warned the public and donors not to engage with media houses, it says are unregistered and operating illegally. On Friday, the media regulator publicized media houses and entities that are legally…Read more
April 22, 2018 (JUBA) – The former political detainees in South Sudan have described the country’s fallen army chief of staff, General James Ajongo Mawut as “a friend, a liberator and a colleague”.
Mawut died in the Egyptian capital, Cairo on Friday after a short illness.
The group, in a 20 April condolence message to the deceased family and the public, expressed shock over Mawut’s death.
“It is with shock that we have come to learn of the untimely passing on of General James Ajongo Mawut. (…)
April 21, 2018 (JUBA) – The African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) delegation on Thursday urged all parties involved in the South Sudan conflict to honour their commitments to the peace process.
The mission, at the end of their six-day visit to the war-torn nation, urged the warring parties to allow for genuine reconciliation and healing and ensure that next round of high level revitalization forum (HLRF) succeeds.
“The PSC delegation assured all stakeholders of AU’s readiness and (…)
BY: Makoi Majak, Law Student, Jomo Kenyatta University, Kenya, APR/21/2018, SSN; The deadliest conflict in human history was triggered by an irresponsible German leader whose ambition to control the world power backfired on humanity, and later on him. Today the name Hitler is synonymous with the holocaust. Like Adolf Hitler, South Sudan President Salva Kiir […]Read more
An independent investigation into the alleged sexual exploitation by Ghanaian peacekeepers in Wau is being concluded, says the head of the UN Mission in the country. The Ghanaian police unit was withdrawn from Wau in…Read more
Five people have been killed in a renewed clashes in Northern Liech, according to the state authorities. Eight others were wounded in the fighting which occurred on Thursday. Lam Tungwar, the state Minister of Information, says…Read more
April 18, 2018 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese presidency has dismissed as propaganda reports alleging presidential adviser on military affairs, Daniel Awet Akot has been placed under house arrest, causing speculations and warning such actions could spark unrest.
The presidential adviser on security affairs. Tut Kew Gatluak denied that Akot is under house arrest, saying he was unaware of the top aide’s detention.
“I am not aware of this allegation. I spoke to Gen Daniel today and he did not (…)
A report by the United Nations shows that 14 people, mostly children have died from fatigue while fleeing a renewed fighting in Lol State. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said over…Read more
The next round of peace talks has been postponed to the 2nd of May 2018. The talks had been scheduled to take place from 26th to 30th April. The High Level Revitalization Forum was proposed…Read more
Cases of gunshot wounds have overwhelmed the Juba Teaching Hospital this month, according to a doctor at the health facility. Dr Dalia Rhoda – who is the general surgery registrar at the state-run hospital –…Read more
The Council of European Union is urging the government of South Sudan to join the Eastern and Southern African Anti-Money Laundering Group. The Tanzania-based regional organization evaluates and monitors members’ compliance with international standards against…Read more
The next round of peace talks has been postponed to the 2nd of May 2018, according to the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission. The talks had been scheduled to take place from 26th to 30th…Read more
April 16, 2018 (JUBA) – The senior leadership of the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) and the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) secretariat briefed the visiting African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) delegation on the recent activities in relation to their monitoring activities in South Sudan.
The AU delegation are a five-day visit to the war-torn East African country to urge South Sudanese parties to commit to the (…)
The visiting team of the African Union Peace and Security Council has called on the government to recommit itself to the upcoming revitalization forum. The continuation of the second phase of the forum will commence…Read more
The European Union says the next peace revitalization forum is crucial for South Sudan since the mandate of the current TGoNU has a limited time left. According to the Agreement on the Resolution of the…Read more
The First Vice President is calling upon the new Minister of Finance and Economic Planning to prioritize road and electricity projects in the country. Taban Deng Gai believes that corruption has hindered development in the…Read more
Seven aid workers who were held captive by the SPLM-IO in Yei River State have been released on directives of Dr. Riek Machar. The humanitarian workers are staff of the South Sudan Health Association, a…Read more