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 (...)
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 (...)
Thursday 5 August 2010
August 4, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — A Sudanese court has sentenced 19 men to flogging in public and a fine of 1000 Sudanese pounds (approximately 400 US dollars) for breaching the country’s morality code by wearing women clothes.
The alleged (...)
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 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 (...)
Saturday 10 October 2009
By Peter Reat Gatkuoth
“It takes one day to destroy a house, but to build a new one will take a months; perhaps a year. If we destroy our own culture and ways of life to construct a new one, it will initially take a thousand of years (...)
Sunday 1 August 2010
July 31, 2010 (KHARTOUM) – Homosexuality will not be accepted in southern Sudan should the south become independent after a referendum due to take place next year the regions President Salva Kiir Mayardit told Dutch radio on Friday. (...)
Sunday 20 April 2008
By Isaac Vuni
April 19, 2008 (JUBA) — The arrangement for Installation of the Archbishop-Elect are completed as twenty Episcopal Church of the Sudan (ECS) Bishops and their wives have already arrived in Juba, the chairman of (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)