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NAIROBI - 25 Apr

Former detainees lash out at Kiir over 'sparing lives' remark

Former political detainees said Wednesday that President Kiir's comments that he had spared their lives in Juba after an alleged coup in December 2013 were "very unfortunate."

AWEIL - 25 Apr

Northern Bahr al Ghazal governors block youth meetings, cite orders from Juba

The two governors of South Sudan’s Aweil and Aweil East states in Northern Bahr al Ghazal region have recently refused to grant permission to youth to hold meetings in Aweil and...
JUBA/ADDIS ABABA - 25 Apr

Government assigns Martin Elia as acting foreign minister

South Sudan’s Cabinet Affairs, Martin Elia Lomuro, has been assigned by the government as the acting foreign minister, along with his current post, a top diplomat confirmed.
LEER - 25 Apr

Fighting erupts between rival forces in Southern Liech

Fighting broke out in several areas in the southern part of Mayendit County and near the town of Leer in Southern Liech State on Wednesday between pro-government and rebel forces,...
CUEIBET - 25 Apr

Gok governor has no office, left running his state under tree

The governor of South Sudan’s Gok State Madhang Majok Meen is unable to execute his duties fully as a governor due to the lack of an office.
JUBA - 25 Apr

Kiir says he won't quit power

Despite mounting calls for him to quit, many of which are coming from his opponents, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir defiantly insisted on Tuesday that he would never resign.