16th June 2019
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Kiir fires petroleum minister, Jonglei governor

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

President Salva Kiir has sacked the minister of petroleum and the governor of Jonglei State through republican decrees issued (more…)

Author: Margaret Lole | Published: Friday, June 7, 2019

Vote of no confidence issued against minister of agriculture -Torit

Author: Staff Writer | Published: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Twic & N.Liech officials call for calm & restraint amid violence

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Three people killed while sleeping in Kwajina, Wau state

Three people have been killed by armed assailants in Wau state, the Commissioner of Kwajina County has said. (more…)

Boundaries Commission seeks grass-root views on number of States

The Independent Boundaries Commission, IBC, has sought the views of local people in the two states of Terekeka and Amadi. (more…)

National Security officer shoots a boy in Bor town

A national security officer who shot and wounded a 17 year old boy during the SPLA day celebrations in Bor town has been arrested....

About 70 suspected cattle raiders arrested in W.Lakes

At least 70 people suspected of raiding cattles in Western Lakes have been arrested by the state government. (more…)

Fashoda approves monthly incentives for teachers

Fashoda State government has approved between 25, 000 to 10,000 South Sudanese Pounds as motivational cash for each teacher in the...

Governor calling for review of Marial-bai agreement

The Governor of Wau is calling for a review of the Marial- bai agreement, after it was violated by cattle keepers recently. (more…)

Wonduruba Commissioner dies in landmine explosion

The Commissioner of Wonduruba, Jubek state, and his bodyguard on Thursday lost their lives after the car they were traveling in struck a...

10 abducted children returned to Jonglei

Jonglei state government says it has in its custody, ten children who were abducted and taken to Buma state in previous incidences....

National security, police officers exchange gunfire in Bor town

A National Security personnel and a police officers caused panic in some areas of Bor town over the weekend after the two exchanged gunfire...

Over 50 die in Lol fire outbreak

Over 50 people have died and several others injured in a fire outbreak in Lol State, an eyewitness has told Eye Radio. (more…)

17 killed in Buma communal clashes

Seventeen people have reportedly died as a result of a cattle-raiding incident in Buma State, authorities have said. (more…)

Latjor gov’t demands investigations into the killing of Hon. Simon Deng

The Governor of Latjor is calling for the formation of an independent inquiry into the recent killing of national Member of Parliament...

Two people feared dead on Luri road accident

At least two people are feared dead and nine others seriously injured when a truck overturned along Kwarijik-Luri road earlier this week....

Gov’t denies executing Aggrey, Dong

The government has denied involvement in the reported extra-judicial killing of its critics Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri. (more…)

Gov’t urged to allow probe into its critics’ extrajudicial killing

Two human rights watchdogs are calling for an independent and effective investigation into the reported extra-judicial killing of two...

Soldier kills wife, children & himself in Wau

A soldier in Wau State is said to have killed all his family over bride price. (more…)

Amnesty Int’l demands justice for girl killed in Yirol

Amnesty International is calling for justice for the Yirol girl who was killed beaten to death for rejecting a marriage proposal at the...

Law makers in Maiwut arrested for declining to impeach deputy governor

Two members of parliament in Maiwut state have been detained for declining to impeach the deputy governor, a senior state official has...

School girl killed by her brothers, father in forced marriage – Eastern Lakes

Two brothers have beaten to death their sister for refusing a forced marriage in Eastern Lakes state, the state information minister,...

Three cattle keepers arrested in Amadi for violating Kiir’s orders

At least three cattle keepers have been arrested in Amadi State for violating an order not to enter into grazing lands with their animals....

Jubek to reclaim illegally acquired playgrounds

The government of Jubek State has threatened to take back playgrounds that it says have been grabbed in Juba. (more…)

Tonj & Wau States join hands to address Kwajina conflicts

The Ministers of Local Governments in Tonj and Wau have been ordered to address recurrent incidents of violence between cattle keepers and...

Patients at Tombura’s only health facility share beds

The Commissioner of Yangiri County in Tombura State says patients are sharing beds due to lack of admission space at the only health...

Jonglei forces chiefs to collect head tax

Traditional chiefs in Jonglei say they are being forced by the local government to implement a local order that requires them to collect...

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