Tuesday 11 December 2007
December 10, 2007 (KHARTOUM) — When the punishing Sudanese heat cools in late afternoon, Hiba Jiha strips naked, wraps herself in a blanket and sits on top of a burning hole in the ground to smoke her skin to silky perfection. Piles of (...)
Tuesday 5 October 2010
By Manyang Mayom
October 4, 2010 (JUBA) — Prostitution in Southern Sudan is on the rise. Juba, the capital city of the semi-autonomous region and a territory belonging to the indigenous Bari tribe is hit by sexual workers and growing (...)
Friday 25 January 2013
January 24, 2013 (JUBA) – Statistics on the wealth of livestock per capita in South Sudan have indicated the region is leading the world in the under-utilised economic sector.
With a population of 8.2 million people according to a 2008 (...)
Wednesday 2 August 2006
Aug 2, 2006 (KHARTOUM) — At the crowded Beauty Queen parlour in Sudan’s capital Khartoum, beautician Selma Awa says she just cannot understand why so many of her clients want to get their skin lightened.
"One hundred percent of women (...)
Saturday 5 May 2007
By Mogga Mark
May 4, 2007 (JUBA) — The goat married to a man at Hai Malakal, Juba, last year has now died. It delivered a baby goat four months ago. The goat, "Rose", was used for sexual intercourse and a man was caught red-handed. (...)
Monday 9 April 2007
Opheera McDoom is the Reuters correspondent in Sudan where she was one of few resident foreigners when she began her assignment three years ago. In the following story, she describes the elaborate rituals that marked her wedding in (...)
Wednesday 12 January 2011
By Salma Daoud
January 9, 2011 - At 36, having lived most of my life under a totalitarian regime of the worst kind, I’ve gotten used to my individuality being subdued, my personal rights being violated and my dreams being hijacked. (...)
Saturday 3 September 2005
By Amil Khan.
Sept 2, 2005 (Omdurman) — Brandishing spears and flags, around 1,500 Sudanese gathered at the site of the historic Battle of Omdurman on Friday to commemorate warriors who died trying to fend off British domination of (...)
Monday 13 July 2009
July 12, 2009 (WASHINGTON) — A number of Sudanese girls including Southerners were arrested by police last week on charges that they violated the public dress code, one of them told Sudan Tribune today. Photo showing Lubna Hussein’s (...)
Monday 13 July 2009
July 12, 2009 (KHARTOUM) — A power cut plunged Sudan into darkness since 7 am local time on Saturday after disconnecting the supply grid, state official agency (SUNA) reported. Soldiers stand guard near the new built Merowe Dam in (...)
SOUTH SUDAN: peace or genocide?2015-10-07 12:59:30
By Richard Moula
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has once again declared a war of genocide and ethnic cleansing on the small ethnic tribe of Moru in Western Equatoria.
As from 16th (...)
Why rejecting creation of more states in South Sudan?2015-10-05 16:31:37
By Peter Gai Manyuon
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has unilaterally decreed expansion of the current Ten (10) states to 28 federal states in the country in an unexpected move announced on (...)