Wednesday December 13, 2017

Author: Times Wire Staff

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 Su...

Want Pope Francis to visit South Sudan? NO! not this year. Work for peace f...

   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 future visit is possible, and ask for a renewed commitment to peace. “Pope Francis is very particularly... FULL STORY »

Equity Bank sees a bleak future for...

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 four years ago contributed Sh1.1 billion to the company’s pre-tax profit. South Sudan has been hit by... FULL STORY »

South Africa protests burn houses a...

South Africa protests burn houses as white farmers accused of killing a bla...

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 who were accused of killing a teenage black boy. Pieter Doorewaard, 26, and Phillip Schutte, 34, are accused... FULL STORY »

JOHN SUNDAY MARTIN: Lt. General Thomas Cirilo should alliance with SPLM-IO to bring the su...

PAGAK – The decision of Lt. General Thomas Cirillo to disassociate himself from the SPLM-IG and to become part of the struggle for the free South Sudan is much welcomed and this is... FULL STORY »

South Sudan Crisis – Looming Famine In South Sudan

South Sudan Crisis – In the midst of a devastating famine that is threatening nearly half its population, South Sudan has hiked the work permits fees for foreign aid workers by... FULL STORY »

Famine-Wracked South Sudan Now Wants to Charge Aid Workers For Help

FP – South Sudan is wracked by unfettered violence, ethnic cleansing, and famine. But now the government wants to charge aid workers $10,000 to operate in the country. Officials in... FULL STORY »

14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: ‘They’re Killing Women, Children’

NPR – “They used not to kill women but these days …. they’re killing women, children, elderly even the pastors, the bishops, they don’t spare us,” says a... FULL STORY »

AfDB and Government of Sudan launch ENABLE Youth Sudan Program

KHARTOUM – The African Development Bank and the Government of Sudan, in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), launched the ENABLE Youth Program in Sudan... FULL STORY »

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