Festus Mogae, Chairperson of JMEC delivered a report to the AU Peace and Security Council on the progress of the Peace Agreement. The government, more than any other party, came in for some serious criticism….
A Catholic Bishop delivers a powerful message condemning the spiralling militarism, criminality and insecurity that have seized the country, saying that it has become dangerous to tell the truth of the situation in South Sudan….
As it comes to light that our central government spent US$ 43 million on 4 attack helicopters, the Canadian government in collaboration with Dutch Cordaid and WHO starts construction of a maternity ward in Torit….
Following a bumper coffee harvest, Yei River has doubled production and is preparing to export around 40 metric tons of coffee to Sweden for resale in international markets, promising the revival of a historic industry….
(25 January) The problem of nomadic herders from outside Equatoria driving their cattle into villagers’ gardens escalated into violence in Lobonok, claiming five lives. A joint committee formed to resolve the dispute reports its progress….
Renewed fighting between the SPLA and locally recruited SSNLM forces rocks Yambio with several thousand civilians reported to have fled for safety out of the town and into the local UN bases. The fighting continues….
Enduring food insecurity in Eastern Equatoria threatens a general security time bomb. Reports of criminality are on the rise in the area with local residents blaming the insecurity on poor harvests and sudden price shocks….