South Sudan

News from South Sudan

Sudan covers 1,886,068 sq km. Today, the country is widely recognized as an authoritarian state, whose legal system is based on Islamic Sharia law.

Stoning is still a legal form of judicial punishment in Sudan. It is one of the fast growing economies in the world.

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UN Urges International Community To Help Restore Peace In South Sudan

September 23, 2017 (JUBA) - The secretary general of the United Nations has urged the global community to...


South Sudan Tells Rebel Leader To Denounce Violence

August 2, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir has vowed not to meet his main political...

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President Kiir Orders Officials to Return Army Bodyguards

President Salva Kiir of South Sudan put through an order last Friday. All top government officials must return...


S. Sudan Risks Military Unrest As A Result Of Delayed Payment Of Salaries

JUBA – There are fears months of delayed salary payments could spark unrest among South Sudanese army (SPLA)...


South Sudan – Rebels Capture Oil Workers As Exploration Deal Excalates Violence

A $500mn oil-exploration deal in South Sudan has sparked a vicious escalation in violence, after a faction of...


JMEC Chairman Praises Kiir For Launching National Dialogue Initiative

Juba, December 14, 2016 (SSNA) — The Chairman of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission Festus Mogae has...

S. Sudan accused of supporting Sudanese armed groups, US issues caution

The United States is accusing South Sudan of providing support for Sudanese armed opposition groups and cautions that...

South Sudan: Volunteer teachers open makeshift school in South Sudan

  Some volunteers in South Sudan are making sacrifices for easy access to education, despite the conflict there.A...

Sudan: South Sudan has acquired surface-to-air missiles

  South Sudan has deployed S-125 (SA-3) surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), which it appears to have acquired from its...