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Five governors summoned over insecurity in their states

The transitional national legislative assembly has summoned five governors over insecurity in their respective states. These are governors of Ruweng, Twic, Gogrial, Tonj and Northern Liech states. Last month, dozens were killed and thousands displaced in separate inter-state conflicts. Thousands of cattle were also reportedly looted during the clashes. The latest incident occurred in Twic […]

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Commissioner general of NRA rubbishes claims of corruption

The commissioner-general of the national revenue authority has rubbished claims that the institution is involved in corruption. This comes after some unnamed government officials accused Dr. Olympio Attipoe, a Ghanaian national, of diverting money to his personal offshore accounts. Dr. Attipoe was appointed last year by President Salva Kiir to reform the non-oil sector and […]

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NSS Act gives blue house power to arrest without warrant

The just amended national security service Act, 2014 which was handed over to the ministry of justice this morning still gives the blue house the power to arrest anyone without arrest warrant. An arrest warrant is a document issued by a judge or magistrate that authorizes the police to take someone accused of a crime […]

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Western equatoria region hosts stakeholder’s forum on revitalized agreement

Four governors of the states in the Western Equatoria region are discussing Chapter III of the revitalized peace agreement in Maridi State. The Chapter stipulates that the government of South Sudan and the armed opposition shall create an enabling political, administrative, operational and legal environment for the delivery of humanitarian assistance. After the renewed fighting […]

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UN welcomes ratification of two human rights treaties by S. Sudan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday has welcomed the ratification of two crucial human rights treaties this week by the Transitional National Legislative Assembly. In a statement seen by Eye Radio, the UN rights body lauded the ratification of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on […]

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Arman’s family calls for his release

The family of the detained prominent Opposition figure in Sudan is calling for his release. Yassir Arman was arrested on Tuesday by members of the national security service at his residence in Arkueet in Khartoum. According to the family, masked men on three trucks loaded with heavy machinery raided the residence, and brutally beat up […]

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EALA likely to suspend S. Sudan over fee arrears

South Sudan is about to be kicked out of the legislature over government failure to pay its annual contributions, the lawmakers representing the country at the regional parliament have told Eye Radio. Since South Sudan joined the East African Community in 2016, the government has not been paying the yearly membership fee which stands at […]

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World urged to hold Sudanese military leaders to account

Amnesty International has called on the world to consider all forms of peaceful pressure on those members of the Sudanese transitional authorities responsible for violent attack on sleeping protestors. On Monday morning at around 4:30, armed forces under the command of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) attacked peaceful protestors in Khartoum State. The attack involved […]

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U.S denies deploying personnel to effect regime change in Juba

An American diplomat has described as exaggeration a recent media report that the United States is seeking regime change in South Sudan. On 17th May 2019, the Juba-based Dawn newspaper published a story titled – “The US Deploys military in Juba as regime change plans underway.” A regime change entails both open and covert actions […]

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Twic & N.Liech officials call for calm & restraint amid violence

Tension are still high between bordering communities in Northern Liech and Twic states, days after a number of people were killed in cattle related clashes. There are unverified reports of killings, and destructions as a result of counterattacks between cattle keepers in the two states. According to officials in Northern Liech state, armed attackers from […]

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TNLA adjourns the sitting due to absence of support staff – Paul Yoane

The chairperson for information committee at the national parliament said there were no parliamentary sittings since last week because of the absence of support staff. This is in reaction to a story broadcast by Eye Radio on Wednesday, suggesting that the national MPs had never held any parliamentary sitting since President Salva Kiir declared the […]

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Celebrations for SPLA Day scheduled for tomorrow at Bilpham

The army general headquarters has announced that the SPLA day celebration which was adjourned last week will be celebrated tomorrow. on May 16,1983, a group of mutineers from Malual Chaat army garrison in Bor opened fire on their Sudanese counterparts, sparking the outbreak of conflict in Ayod, Pibor and other parts of the then Southern […]

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Protesters in Ethiopia demand Kiir’s resignation

Some South Sudanese on SPLA Day demonstrated in front of their embassy in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, demanding President Salva Kiir to step down. The dozens of people were reportedly singing anti-government slogans and carrying placards with writings such as KiirMustGo. But the South Sudanese ambassador to Ethiopia describes the protesters as former rebels. […]

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War and peace in South Sudan only benefits the elites-former white house official

A former White House official under the Obama administration says the greatest obstacle to lasting peace in South Sudan is the ability of the leaders to provoke violence, manipulate ethnic tensions in order to seek control of land and resources. Robert Malley, who is currently the President and CEO of the International Crisis Group says […]

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Transcript: Kiir statement on the occasion of SPLA Day 2019

Speech of H.E President of the Republic on the occasion of the May 16th Celebration – 2019 Dear Compatriots, Today marks 36 years since the founding of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army/Movement. On this historic occasion, I want to congratulate the people of South Sudan in general and the men and women of the South […]

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Dictatorships Too Stubborn to Reform…,They’re Overthrown

BY: Deng Vanang, South Sudanese, MAY/14/2019, SSN; History is replete with several failed attempts to democratize dictatorships, with Africa and particularly East Africa not an exception. These repeated failures rightfully set in motion popularly resonating emotional frustrations which necessitate violent regime change. Regardless of the kind of dictatorship may profess itself, a revolutionary insurrection seems […]

The Current Political Developments and the Way Forward for South Sudan

By Dengdit Ayok, South Sudan, MAY/11/2019, SSN; If one may break the long silence on public issues of concern in our beloved country, one would honestly say that South Sudanese political arena is not healthy for the developments that we see unfolding day by day. The trend and the nature of these political developments is […]

RJMEC meets to discuss road-map to revitalized peace agreement

Parties to the revitalized peace agreement are meeting in Juba to draw a new road-map for the implementation of the pending issues in the security arrangement. Yesterday, the RJMEC begun a two-day Joint security mechanism plenary workshop to discuss critical issues in the Revitalized Peace Agreement. This includes the Joint Defense Board tasks, cantonment activities […]

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