Sunday June 25, 2017

Author: Times Wire Staff

Massacre Survivors Cling to Life in...

Massacre Survivors Cling to Life in Giant Swamp

 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: NYAL, South Sudan — In a swamp where people fleeing war survive on water lilies, the world’s newest country envisions a World Heritage site. The war came to Leer on a Sunday morning in May 2015. William Dak and Margaret Nyakume spotted government troops approaching the... FULL STORY »

End hostilities, abuse of human rig...

End hostilities, abuse of human rights in South Sudan, JMEC tells IGAD

THE STAR KENYA: The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission in South Sudan has decried increased hostilities among government and opposition parties. They also raised the red flag on flagrant violations of the ceasefire and the emergence of new opposition and armed groups. “The rapidly... FULL STORY »

Reporters killed. media houses clos...

Reporters killed. media houses closed down. South Sudan government decided ...

By Reporters without borders Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the South Sudanese government’s announcement that it is refusing to issue or renew visas for 20 foreign journalists because their coverage is regarded as overly critical. The decision to ban the 20 journalists from... FULL STORY »

IO overran the strategic town of Ku...

IO overran the strategic town of Kuek in Northern Upper Nile. Government fo...

RENK – South Sudan’s armed opposition overran a major strategic town in the Northern Upper Nile State according to the government army based in the main town of Renk. The skirmish happened yesterday when the opposition group lead by a notorious General Johnson Olony  attacked... FULL STORY »

Want Pope Francis to visit South Sudan? NO! not this year. Work for peace first, bishops s...

   By Catholic News Agency   JUBA– The news that Pope Francis will not be able to visit South Sudan this year prompted the nation’s bishops to voice reassurances that a... FULL STORY »

Equity Bank sees a bleak future for the South Sudan market

MUTHOKI MUMO* – Equity Bank EQTY • 38.00 ▲ 0.66% has declared its South Sudanese business “dormant”, casting doubts on the future of the Sh11 billion operation that at its... FULL STORY »

South Africa protests burn houses as white farmers accused of killing a black boy released...

SOUTH AFRICA – Some houses in South Africa were set ablaze on Monday as racial tension flared in a town of Coligny North west province after a court granted bail to two white farmers... FULL STORY »

Dr. YOSSEF BEN-MEIR: Moroccan Cultural Preservation and the Jewish Experience

By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir Morocco’s vision of sustainability In the Kingdom of Morocco, there are a number of sustainable development programs and policies that display innovation and... FULL STORY »

26 Somalis die of starvation as Hollywood steps in

MOGADISHU – Radio Mogadishu has reported that at least 26 people have died of starvation in Somalia’s southern region of Jubaland, in the past 36 hours. The government-owned radio station... FULL STORY »

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