Civilians On the Run as Violence Surges in South Sudan

Civilians On the Run as Violence Surges in South Sudan

Juba, 6th 12/2016 – The Civil population both in Central Equatoria and Wau has been displaced as new wave of fighting characterized by sexual violence, pillaging, ethnic targeting rages on. Equatoria areas and Former Western Bhar El Ghazal state expe... Read more

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Foreign Affairs Disproves Allegations Of Denial Of Country’s Passport In Chinese Banks

By Garang Abraham Malak   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Internation... Read more

Armed Youth In Maridi Rejoin Government

By Chuti Anyar And Stephen Bakindo   32 armed youth who have been ba... Read more

Mundari Herders urged to Evacuate Jubek State

By Chuty Anyar    Governor Juma Ali Malou of newly curved Terekeka S... Read more

JUSU Presses Gov’t To Reduce Student Transport Fare

By Dach Agoth Mayen   Juba University Students’ Union (JUSU) has urged Tr... Read more

Tonj Authorities Threaten To Dismiss Slothful Civil Servant

By Garang Abraham Malak   Tonj state authorities has ordered all state ci... Read more

Inadequate Budget Delays Operationalization Of New Counties In Jonglei State

By Garang Abraham Malak   Inadequate budget has delayed operationalizatio... Read more

Malueeth Community Members Reject Meen Payam As County Headquarters

 By staff writer    The community of Malueeth County in Western... Read more

5.7 Million SPP Missing In State Government Account In Rumbek

By staff writer    Western Lakes State government said 5.7 million S... Read more

Ruweng Governor Sacks Minister

By Dach Agoth Mayen   Ruweng State governor Mayol Kur Akuei on Monday sac... Read more

Farmers In Renk, Awiel Prioritize Agriculture To Boost Food Production

By Garang Abraham Malak   Farmers’ Cooperatives in Renk County of Eastern... Read more

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South Sudan News

Security Concerns Hinder First Vice President Visit to Bentiu

Security Concerns Hinder First Vice President Visit to Bentiu

Juba, 6th 12/2016 - The office of South Sudanese First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai, cancelled his planed visit to Bentiu amidst security concerns. Sources say the decision was arrived at after Security apparatus advised First President office agai... Read more

Economic hardship Over Turns Tables in South Sudan

Economic hardship Over Turns Tables in South Sudan

Juba, Nov. 30 (The Nation Mirror) – Soaring economic hardship in South Sudan has left many women to solely shoulder family’s responsibilities traditionally known as male domain (main breadwinners). Many families of the armed forces whose salaries not... Read more

Greater Yirol Communities Gears Up Sport For Peace

Greater Yirol Communities Gears Up Sport For Peace

Juba, Nov. 27 (The Nation Mirror) – Greater Yiorl communities on Thursday in Minkaman wrestle to engage on sport for peace and reconciliation. The event came against the backdrop amidst inter-communal violence in the defunct Lakes State. The former L... Read more

Africa News

China’s Demand For African Donkeys Prompts Export Bans

The Guardian   Humans owe a lot to the humble donkey. Domesticated for more than five millennia, they have been used for everything from farming to warfare.  But as the world has industrialised, only the very poorest communities stil... Read more

Legal Rhino Horn And Ivory Trade Should Benefit Africa, Says Swaziland Government

Legal Rhino Horn And Ivory Trade Should Benefit  Africa, Says Swaziland Government

Reuters The government of Swaziland has called the destruction of rhino horn “extravagantly wasteful destruction” and accused western NGOs of compromising Africa’s wildlife by blocking the legalisation of the ivory and rhino horn trades. &n... Read more

Seizure Of Libya Oil Terminals Sparks Call For Military Action

Seizure Of Libya Oil Terminals Sparks Call For Military Action

The Guardian   Libya’s internationally backed government has urged its forces to act after two oil terminals fell to rival troops, raising fears of further violence in a country already gripped by turmoil. The call came after forces loyal ... Read more

Gabon’s Bongo Shrugs Off Calls For Vote Recount

Gabon’s Bongo Shrugs Off  Calls For Vote Recount

Reuters   Gabon’s re-elected President Ali Bongo shrugged off international calls for a recount of last week’s disputed vote, saying it was a matter for the constitutional court to decide. Opposition leader Jean Ping says the election w... Read more

International News

Edward Snowden: Why Barack Obama Should Grant Me A Pardon

Edward Snowden: Why Barack Obama Should Grant Me A Pardon

 The Guardian   Edward Snowden has set out the case for Barack Obama granting him a pardon before the US president leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure of the scale of surveillance by US and British intelligence agenc... Read more

How To Get Sick On The U.S. Campaign Trail: Little Sleep, Bad Food, Germs Everywhere

How To Get Sick On The U.S. Campaign Trail: Little Sleep, Bad Food, Germs Everywhere

Reuters   Hillary Clinton’s bout of pneumonia has shed light on a problem seldom seen by American voters: The long days, little sleep, cross-country travel, bad food and kissing babies add up to a recipe for illness for presidential candid... Read more

Kashmir Braces For Eid Bloodshed Amid Summer Of Violent Protests

Kashmir Braces For Eid Bloodshed Amid Summer Of Violent Protests

The Guardian   Authorities in Kashmir are bracing for the start of the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Adha, fearing mass religious gatherings and scheduled protests could become another flashpoint in the region’s bloodiest summer in five years.... Read more

Trump Says Health Is An ‘Issue’ After Clinton’s Pneumonia Disclosure

Reuters   Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday that health is an issue in the election campaign after his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, revealed she had pneumonia, and he said he would soon release detailed health... Read more

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