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General Thomas Cirillo Kenyan government freezes General Thomas Cirillo and sister bank accounts with $10M
21/02/2017 | 10:50 am
The South Sudanese government has traced its missing $10 million (Sh1.03 billion) to accounts at Ecobank, Kenya Commercial Bank and Cooperative Bank of Kenya. These are linked to Lt Gen Thomas Cirillo Swaka – former SPLA Deputy Chief of Staff... Read more.

Displaced in Northern Liech Adjumani refugees sceptical of return
23/12/2016 | 11:35 am
South Sudanese refugees who fled to Northern Uganda from the Yei River area over massive human rights abuses in the recent months have expressed unwillingness to return home despite claims by the Yei River Governor that the area is witnessing... Read more.

Samuel Uko Samwel Uko Makes Long Trek from South Sudan to Abbotsford Backfield
30/09/2016 | 11:03 am
Don’t challenge Samwel Uko to a contest for best first-year football memory because you’re not going to win. Back in 2011 as a sixth-grader, Uko was approached by a community football coach who asked him if he was interested in... Read more.

Roasted lamb Shaiya Recipe: Pan-fried meat, Sheiyah
29/05/2017 | 8:52 am
This is a delicious dish of pan fried meat called Shaiyah. I chose to use lamb for this recipe. In fact, Shaiyah can be made with beef, lamb or goat meat. Shaiyah is a special occasion food, cooked when the... Read more.

Children carry a sack of food at a food distribution in Yirol East, South Sudan CAFOD-David Mutua People at risk of starvation as South Sudan enters its sixth year of independence
08/07/2017 | 10:15 am
9 July marks the sixth anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, but the promise of the world’s youngest country is marred by hunger and conflict, as millions of people still face starvation. After more than three years of conflict and insecurity,... Read more.

Paul Malong Who is General Paul Malong Awan?
14/10/2016 | 8:48 am
You may not realize how many good reasons are there to try to find out more about the people around you including your leaders. After all, you have a right to know whether the people you surround yourself with are... Read more.

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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) and South Sudan's rebel commander Riek Machar exchange documents after signing a ceasefire agreement during the Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Summit on the case of South Sudan in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, Feburary 1, 2015. Kiir and Machar signed another ceasefire agreement on Monday, edging them closer to a final deal to end a 15-month conflict that has ravaged the world's newest country, mediators said. Picture taken February 1, 2015. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri (ETHIOPIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1EB221E3Z01

Getting South Sudan right

01/11/2017 | 1:31 pm

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, delivered a stern message to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in their meeting... Read more.

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar

Riek Machar: The man who nobody wants

14/08/2017 | 10:43 am

Riek Machar is the South Sudan rebel leader who has become the man nobody wants. But just as South Africa... Read more.

Judges strike - Chief Justice Chan Reec

Striking justices and judges need the nation’s shoulder

16/07/2017 | 11:15 am

By Wol Deng Atak I applaud the courage of Justices and Judges threatened by Kiir’s Administration with punitive measures for... Read more.

Judges strike - Chief Justice Chan Reec

Judges to Kiir – “We won’t end strike, you can fire all of us”

15/07/2017 | 12:44 pm

South Sudan judges on Friday vowed to go on with the general strike and stand in solidarity their colleagues who... Read more.

Kawac Makuei

War veteran Kawac Makuei dies

15/07/2017 | 12:27 pm

Anya-nya and SPLA war veteran Kawac Makuei has died in Juba after a long illness. He died Saturday morning while... Read more.

South Sudan Bright Stars

Bright Stars hold Uganda Cranes to goalless draw in historic match

14/07/2017 | 5:25 pm

South Sudan’s Bright Stars have held Ugandan Cranes to zero-zero draw in a historic first competitive match played at Juba... Read more.

Trump - America (USA)

US to give $638M aid to South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria

09/07/2017 | 1:21 pm

The United States on Saturday announced more than $630 million in aid for Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, where... Read more.

Trump - America (USA)

‘America first’ should not mean ‘poorest last’

09/07/2017 | 1:16 pm

The first official famine in the world in six years, in South Sudan, brings home the stakes of the debate about the U.S.... Read more.

Children carry a sack of food at a food distribution in Yirol East, South Sudan CAFOD-David Mutua

To stop famine demands investments: FAO-WFP

09/07/2017 | 1:11 pm

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) coincided here that to stop famine... Read more.

South Sudan crisis

Show more support for South Sudan

09/07/2017 | 1:08 pm

John Prendergast’s commentary on South Sudan [“Reverse Course on South Sudan,” June 27] rightly draws attention to this country that... Read more.

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