Reuters photo By Male Daniel The ECSS & S Bishop of Lomega Diocese in South Sudan has accused the Sudan People’s Liberation Army, SPLA on the side of Salva Kiir, of committing mass rape of women both old and under age. The incident occurred in Jubek state near the South Sudanese capital Juba along the Juba […]
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Jok Solomun/Reuters By Magdalena Mis The United Nations rebuked South Sudan on Monday for failing to pursue justice after grave human rights abuses — including killings and gang rapes — committed during an explosion of violence in the capital Juba in July.
Peter Louis By Peter Louis Members from a United Nations commission on human rights for South Sudan on Wednesday gave press a briefing on their ten day vist to report on the country’s worsening condition.
Zohra Bensemra/Reuters By Amnesty International South Sudanese government forces are responsible for deliberately killing civilians, raping women and girls and looting property in July in Juba, the country’s capital, human rights NGO Amnesty International said in a new report launched earlier this week.
Camille Lepage By Joe Khamisi If reports from Juba are to be analyzed objectively, South Sudan, dubbed Africa’s youngest nation, may be on the verge of a fresh ethnic conflagration and possible economic collapse.
By Peter Louis An estimated 37,200 displaced persons are currently seeking protection at one of the two UN peacekeeping bases in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, according to a population count held at the UN House protection of civilians (PoC) site in August.
F Noy By Gloria Nakiyimba The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) confirmed that a total of 2,959 refugees crossed into Uganda from South Sudan on Friday and throughout the weekend.
EPA photo By Dukhan Jundit Since Friday, intense fighting among different military factions in South Sudan has killed approximately 270 people to date, the earlier Peace Agreement now effectively in tatters among fear and instability in the country.
By Dukhan Jundit The Council of Ministers in the South Sudanese Transitional Government of National Unity have agreed to release 224 prisoners of war.
By Peter Louis The Special Representative for the Secretary General and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan, Madam Ellen Loj earlier briefed journalists on the general situation in South Sudan following the formation of the Transitional Government of the National Unity.
By Peter Louis South Korean Singer, Kim Jang Hoon arrived in Juba yesterday to perform at the Peace Concert for South Sudan.
By Peter Louis On Saturday at approximately 11:30am a fight broke out between individuals of two different internally displaced communities (IDP) in the market area within the Juba protection of civilians site (POC 1).
By Peter Louis Last Friday, journalists in the South Sudanese capital of Juba announced that they will for a period of three days mourn their colleague, reporter Peter Julius Moi, who was shot and killed. Most newspaper and radio station staff will not be running their usual services as a respect to him.
By Peter Louis In an attempt to end the ongoing civil war, the South Sudanese government has cancelled the general election proposed for June 30th and made an amendment to the constitution that its own term be extended for a further two years.
By Peter Louis South Sudan’s parliament voted on Tuesday to extend President Salva Kiir’s term in office by three years, after elections due to be held in June were called off and negotiations to end more than a year of internal conflict broke up without agreement.
By Peter Louis South Sudan’s national army, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) earlier this week started the implementation of security arrangements signed by the two parties in Addis Ababa this month, by moving part of their troops to cantonment sites outside of Juba.
By Peter Louis Enough is enough with regard to the suffering of the people of South Sudan. The international community are now called upon to take action in the event of the two warring parties failing to sign a peace agreement on 17th August 2015. On Friday in Juba hundreds of internally displaced persons […]
By Peter Louis The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) yesterday launched the first ever comprehensive national education curriculum for South Sudan.
By Peter Louis Approximately 400,000 children, whose schooling has been interrupted by the conflict in South Sudan, will have the chance to return to their studies over the next 12 months.
By Peter Louis As a result of the ongoing conflict, skyrocketing inflation and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month, families facing their second ‘lean season’ since fighting began, international agency Oxfam warned today.
By Peter Louis A total of 130 peacekeepers, the last detachment of China’s first deployment of a full infantry battalion for a United Nations peacekeeping mission, arrived in the South Sudanese capital Juba yesterday morning.
By Peter Louis Earlier this week in Juba, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) destroyed twenty five firearms and hundreds of knives, machetes and similar weapons confiscated from Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in its Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites.