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S. Sudan V.P Wani Blames Religious Leaders for Promoting violence

South Sudan vice-president, James Wani Igga has, accused the clergy of promoting violence in Africa’s youngest nation. Wani says instead of preaching about unity and reconciliation, clerics have resorted to spreading hate messages. "Some clergymen have resorted to preaching against personalities in this country. They are misinforming believers that President Salva Kiir

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LGBT Activist Flees South Sudan Amid Threats from National Security Operatives

A sexual minority activist has fled South Sudan after facing threats from the country’s national security operatives. Asan Juma, the executive director for Access for All [AfA], said she ran into trouble for championing the rights of gays and lesbians. She claimed his community-based organization is being targeted by the South Sudanese

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BREAKING: S. Sudan Army Chief Ajonga Dead

South Sudan Army Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) James Ajonga Mawut has Friday morning passed on in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt. Gen. Ajonga who has been admitted in Cairo underwent a successful kidney operation earlier this week. He was scheduled to travel to Germany for further treatment but was denied entry. Ajonga

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Juba: Machar Rebels, Gov’t Forces in Fresh Clashes

Government and opposition forces allied to rebel leader Dr. Riek Machar clashed on Thursday morning around Luri, West of Juba. Rebel commander of Division 2A Major General Benjamin Gore Gabriel said government forces attacked and captured their defensive positions in Wululiet and Lokioro area, about 4 Kilometres from Luri. “Our fighting started

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