Observers in war-ravaged South Sudan have interpreted President Salva Kiir’s order for a state of emergency as an attempt to deter supporters of the former chief of staff Paul Malong Awan from resorting to armed opposition in protest over the manner in which he was treated.
Kiir earlier this week declared Read More
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has convened an emergency meeting of the national security committee, just a day after declaring a state of emergency in parts of the country.
The meeting followed the communal clashes in the nation’s four states of Aweil East, Wau, Gogrial and Jonglei where the State of Read More
South Sudan rebel faction led by former First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar has broken the silence on the alleged barricade on their headquarters by pro-government forces.
On Sunday, the SPLA IG army together with some pro-government opposition forces claimed they had barricaded Machar rebel headquarters.
But in a Monday July 17 Read More
South Sudanese rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar has appointed governors for the country’s new states of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Lol and Gbudue.
Machar announced the appointments in a letter on Friday July 14th.
“Pursuant to the resolution of the SPLM-IO Political Bureau September 23, 2016, I Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, Chairman and Read More
South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir Miyardit has issued an order sacking 14 judges who spearheaded a campaign seeking to improve working conditions in the country’s judiciary.
The republican order, read on the state-owned SSBC on Thursday, affected five courts of appeal judges, two from the high court, five first grade county Read More
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit has said that for the nation’s citizens to have peace, there needs to be a cease fire agreement in all the army factions.
The South Sudan leader said the nation’s citizens needed to be given the opportunity to live in peace and to be productive Read More
South Sudan’s armed opposition forces loyal to the former First Vice-President Riek Machar claimed the Juba government has allegedly started recruiting civilians and students living in refugee settlement camps in northern Uganda.
The deputy spokesperson for the armed opposition faction, Lam Paul claimed an official from the prime minister’s office intercepted Read More
The new president of South Sudan’s Football Association (SSFA) Francis Amin believes the renowned sport of football can unite the war-ravaged East African nation.
Amin made the remarks while speaking to BBC in an interview.
He was elected the new president of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) on 15 June, beating Read More
South Sudan armed opposition allied to the former First Vice-President Riek Machar has downplayed reports claiming the defection of Brigadier Gen. David Okot to Juba faction.
Col. Lam Paul, the deputy rebel spokesperson said the defected general had actually some issue with his command and preferred to join the SPLM-IO faction Read More
South Sudan rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar says he accepts the national dialogue committee’s request to be consulted on the process, but says it should pave way for negotiations to end the conflict.
The co-chair of the country’s national dialogue, Abel Alier on Friday said he sent a written request to Read More