Thursday December 14, 2017

Author: Times Wire Staff

The Future of Journalism in Africa

The Future of Journalism in Africa

TheSTAR – In early 2016, ninety journalists at daily newspapers across Canada lost their jobs. At broadcasters, the story was no different: at least 600 jobs lost across the sector in the first quarter alone. The Canadian Media Guild reported 10,000 jobs cut from the print and broadcast... FULL STORY »

South Sudan: ‘Hunger Catastrophe’...

South Sudan: ‘Hunger Catastrophe’

UN – The level of food insecurity in South Sudan is at the highest since the start of the conflict two and a half years ago, United Nations agencies today warned. “Up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan – well over one-third of the population – will be facing severe food shortages over... FULL STORY »

OCHOLAMERO O. B. OROTO: Optimism &...

OCHOLAMERO O. B. OROTO: Optimism – Is There Any Hope to Hope For Sou...

Attention: His Excellency, Salva Kiir Mayardiit, President of the Republic of South Sudan. His Excellency, Dr. Riek Machar, Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan. His Excellency, Wani Igga, 2nd Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan. The Sudan People Liberation Movement & Army... FULL STORY »

GATWECH K. NYUON: Condolences Messa...

GATWECH K. NYUON: Condolences Message To The Bereaved Families In Wau, Sout...

ETHIOPIA – I’m gravely dismayed by the incident that happened in Wau, South Sudan. Eyewitness said more than 400 people have been killed in which most of them were targeted based on their ethnicities. Losing such a number of people within a single day is beyond the crime and this purely... FULL STORY »

Hallelujah! God is great. Our God is Faithful! – Ruto reacted to ICC freedom

“Hallelujah! God is great. Our God is Faithful.” This is how Deputy President William Ruto reacted after the International Criminal Court (ICC) declared a mistrial in the case facing... FULL STORY »

More elephant killings in South Sudan casts doubts over the future of wildlife

When a few months ago 15 elephant carcasses were found, their tusks cut out, questions were being raised about South Sudan’s commitment to wildlife conservation, given that the... FULL STORY »

South Sudan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 4 | 28 March 2016

Following clashes in the south of Mundri West County in mid-February 2016, humanitarian partners managed to deliver food in Bari on 27 February and an inter-agency humanitarian team... FULL STORY »

NHIAL RIEK: Problems Facing African Society

CALGARY – Patrice Lumumba once said “The day will come when history will speak….. Africa will write its own history…. it will be a history of glory and dignity.” Here... FULL STORY »

KIIR AGOU: Kuol Manyang Juuk – A BLOOD-THIRSTY THUG

JUBA – A Society according to Oxford dictionary is defined, although not limited to, as “a highly structured system of human organizationfor large scale community living that normally... FULL STORY »

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