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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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15 children die in botched vaccine campaign

02/06/2017 | 9:15 am

Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old... Read more.

Awel's Journey for Social Change

Awel’s Journey for social change among South Sudanese in Australia

02/06/2017 | 8:17 am

By Katie Awel I remember the first time I found my voice. I was tired of other people thinking they... Read more.

Refugees from South Sudan arrive in Elegu, northern Uganda

Two injured as ethnic violence erupts among South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

02/06/2017 | 7:36 am

Ethnic tension has erupted among the south Sudanese refugees in Lamwo settlement with four of the major tribes ganging against... Read more.

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends a one-day summit on oil on September 3, 2013 in Khartoum. Sudan and South Sudan averted a shutdown of economically vital oil flows and again pledged to implement economic and security pacts that have twice failed to take effect. AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kiir no longer the National Dialogue patron, official

02/06/2017 | 7:24 am

President Salva Kiir is no longer running the national dialogue. Dialogue co-chairman Angelo Beda said Thursday the president relinquished his... Read more.

South Sudanese worker holding a speck of gold

South Sudan to commence commercial gold mining this year

02/06/2017 | 7:11 am

The government has signed a contract with two foreign companies to start commercial gold production in Kapoeta and Jubek States... Read more.

Loang Rout has been named the Victorian Salvation Army’s Young Volunteer of the Year

South Sudanese refugee Loang Rout named Salvation Army volunteer of the year in Australia

02/06/2017 | 6:39 am

WHEN South Sudanese-born Loang Rout came to Australia in 2001, everything in his new life was a struggle — he... Read more.

South Sudan man waving flag

Book review – South Sudan: A new history for a new nation by Douglas H. Johnson

02/06/2017 | 6:18 am

LSE’s Richard Stupart recommends South Sudan: a new history for a new nation to those wanting to gain a general understanding... Read more.

Abyei

Will Sudan, South Sudan end the conflict over Abyei?

02/06/2017 | 6:07 am

The similarities between the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the Pakistani-Indian Kashmir crisis and the Sudan and South Sudan Abyei question are striking... Read more.

FILE PHOTO: A United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) peacekeeping soldier stands guard as children walk by during a patrol close to the town of Bentiu in Rubkona county, northern South Sudan, February 11, 2017. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola/File Photo

Time to step up as genocide threatens South Sudan

02/06/2017 | 5:56 am

South Sudan is teetering on the brink of genocide. Government soldiers and rebel militia have gone on the rampage, killing... Read more.

Finance Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau

Government to get $48 million loan from African Development Bank

31/05/2017 | 11:34 am

The government has signed the request for a loan of $48 million US dollar from the African Development Bank in... Read more.

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