South Sudan News


Wednesday, 04-23-14, 4:04Army Admits Losing County to Rebels[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan government admitted on Tuesday that its forces had lost control of Unity state's Mayom county to anti-government rebels led by the country's former vice-president, Riek Machar. read more...
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 3:36Rebels Deny Killing Civilians in Bentiu[VOA]Rebels in South Sudan have denied U.N. accusations that they killed hundreds of people after taking control of a small town last week. read more...
Tuesday, 04-22-14, 7:10UN Says Rebels Killed Hundreds of Civilians[VOA]The United Nations has accused rebels in South Sudan of killing hundreds of people in a small town based on their nationality or ethnic origin. read more...
Monday, 04-21-14, 20:06UN Alleges 'Targeted Ethnic Killings'[Deutsche Welle]The United Nations has condemned the "targeted killings" of civilians in South Sudan based on ethnicity or nationality. Hundreds of people have been killed since rebels seized a key oil town last week. read more...
Sunday, 04-20-14, 15:38Juba Clamps Down On Media Over Fighting[IPS]Juba -As rebel forces loyal to South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar declared on Tuesday Apr. 15 that they had captured the key oil town of Bentiu, the government has been accused of clamping down on local media in an attempt to influence the reporting on the conflict. read more...
Saturday, 04-19-14, 22:17Dozens Die in Cattle Raid[Sudan Tribune]Juba -At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan's Warrap state on Thursday, an official said. read more...
Saturday, 04-19-14, 21:58World Condemns Attack on UN Compound[VOA]The United States and United Nations Security Council added their voices to the chorus of international condemnation of this week's deadly attack on the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in Bor and a flare-up of violence around the young country. read more...
Friday, 04-18-14, 21:09At Least 58 Killed in Attack On UN Base in South Sudan[Vanguard]At least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in Thursday's attack on a UN base in South Sudan sheltering thousands of displaced civilians, a UN official said. read more...
Friday, 04-18-14, 16:28Egypt's Development Projects Continue in South Sudan - Minister[Egypt Online]Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said his ministry is continuing the carrying out of a package of development projects in the fields of water resources and irrigation in South Sudan to clean up the main waterways in Bahr El-Ghazal area. read more...
Friday, 04-18-14, 11:29President Launches Famine-Averting Initiative[VOA]Juba -South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday launched a home-grown initiative aimed at averting famine in the country where four months of violence have displaced more than a million people and prevented farmers from planting crops. read more...

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