Sunday 19 May 2013 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
May 18, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on US secretary of state John Kerry to address African leaders on the issue of press freedom in Africa during an upcoming (...)
Sunday 19 May 2013 May 19, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s vice-president, Riek Machar, has strongly directed the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) to distance itself from the ongoing political debates in the country. South Sudan’s V-President Riek Machar (...)
Sunday 19 May 2013 May 18, 2013 (JUBA) - Rumbek county court on Friday sentenced a government official to two years in prison for assaulting a reporter for South Sudan Television (SSTV) and threatening him with pistol in the Lakes state capital.
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (JUBA) – The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has appointed Haile Menkerios as new Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) and his Special Representative to the African Union at the level (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan president, Salva Kiir has warned armed rebel groups and “ill-disciplined” elements within the regular security forces to halt violence against innocent civilians in the country. South Sudan president (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The People’s Republic of China has agreed to speed up measures aimed at increasing the level of loans offered to Sudan with priority given to projects linked to increasing production.
This came following talks (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - A new report argues that the Sudanese government’s struggle for control of Darfur’s gold resources, rather than inter-tribal conflicts is behind the recent surge in violence in the war-torn western region. (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (BENTIU) - Five Unity state policemen and one soldier were killed in Buoth district of Koch county on Friday in an attack local authorities have blamed on youth from neighbouring Mayom county.
The incident follows tension (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the UN Office for the Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is scheduled to make a three-day visit to Sudan later this month. Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs (...)
Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has promised to verify the information given to him by the Sudanese foreign minister, Ali Karti, on claims of continued support offered by several bodies within his (...)
The Invasion of Abyei: two years of more agony 2013-05-20 05:39:13 By Luka Biong Deng
May 19, 2013 - On 21st May 2013, the people of Abyei have spent two years of more agony and they will remember again the sad memories of how their lives and livelihoods were (...)
Wau Dialogue W. Bahr el-Ghazal state 13-15 May 20132013-05-13 14:41:35 South Sudan Law Society
Citizen of Western Bhar el-Ghazal State calls for limitations of President Powers and the Independence of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and (...)
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom2013-05-04 10:53:49 Human Rights Watch
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom
Newspapers, Other Media Censored, Confiscated, Shut Down
MAY 3, 2013
(Nairobi) – Sudan should immediately stop censoring (...)