Tuesday October 17, 2017

Author: Times Wire Staff

FREDERICK MUTEBI: The region’s poli...

FREDERICK MUTEBI: The region’s political turmoil is a part of the Africa ri...

KAMPALA – Recently a friend from a neighbouring country, with whom I have been discussing public affairs in the region for some years, got in touch. He had heard about the brawls in the chamber of parliament in Uganda, as the two sides in the debate on whether to lift the age limit from the... FULL STORY »

DR. JOHN KUEK: Humanitarian Crisis ...

DR. JOHN KUEK: Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan:A surprise move by the Tr...

SANDIEGO – A sanction against the three current South Sudanese government officials, including the Deputy Chief of Defense, Malek Ruben, the Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, and the former Chief of General Staff, Paul Malong Awan, was announced by the US Department of State and... FULL STORY »

ICRC President Peter Maurer: Humani...

ICRC President Peter Maurer: Humanitarian situation is rapidly deterioratin...

Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, High-Level Humanitarian Event on South Sudan, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session. NEW YORK – The humanitarian situation in South Sudan today is rapidly deteriorating, spiralling further and further out of control. The numbers of people... FULL STORY »

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 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... FULL STORY »

Reporters killed. media houses closed down. South Sudan government decided to close down f...

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... FULL STORY »

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

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... 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 peak only... FULL STORY »

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