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 (...)
Wednesday 3 September 2003
NAIROBI, Sep 3, 2003 (IRIN) — Sudan, which has the highest prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the world, has made a commitment to ban the practice.
At the end of a regional three-day symposium held last week in Khartoum, (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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. (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 20 November 2005
Nov 19, 2005 (KHARTOUM) — Female Genital Mutilation, the removal of the female genitalia, also known as female circumcision, has been condemned by the United Nations, human rights organizations and health professionals worldwide. (...)
Friday 28 July 2006
"Because I relate therefore I am"
By Mading de Ngor*
July 27, 2006 — I trace my ancestry to the 18th ancestor. This is how it is in much of Africa. When a child is born, he must learn to count to the last (...)
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 (...)
Why SPLM should not be a political party?2014-10-27 08:00:25
By John Adoor Deng
October 27, 2014 - Many people who have the focus in South Sudanese politics, these days have been bombarded with many coined Acronyms around SPLM. Truthfully, it has been a (...)
Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan2014-09-23 08:30:16
National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR)
Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the streets of the South Sudan capital Jubato ‘Walk for Peace’and demand (...)