Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in Rumbek, a town in central South Sudan. It is her dream job, but it did not come easily. Like many girls in South Sudan, Ms. Balang was married, and became a mother, while just a teenager.
“South Sudan terrorists need to be killed in order for peace to reign. Lawful killing has been practised by states since time immemorial.”
– Årets innsamlingsaksjon går til barn og unge i Sør-Sudan som er hardt rammet av fattigdom, vold og krig, sier leder i Adventistkirken på Gjøvik, Eddy Paasche.
A member of the North Darfur Legislative Council urged the state ministry of health to diagnose cases similar to the watery diarrhoea epidemic appeared at El-Fasher Teaching Hospital.
In an opinion, John Prendergast, a well-travelled and erudite journalist who has lived and breathed Africa for more than 30 years, accuses the South Sudan government and the international community of allowing the six-year-old newest nation to sink in social and economic turmoil.
A former Canadian ambassador has questioned the ethics of a Canadian company’s sale of dozens of armoured vehicles to South Sudan’s military, which deployed them in a civil war that has killed tens of thousands of civilians.
South Sudan’s army, Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA), on Tuesday vowed to provide adequate security to oil workers and facilities in the northern region, after rebels threatened to attack the oilfields to disrupt oil production.
South Sudan on Monday urged for more support from the United States toward the country’s ongoing peace efforts, instead of undertaking policy review on the situation on the war-torn country.
After four years of civil war marked by brutal attacks on civilians, the United States is reviewing its support for South Sudan, USAID administrator Mark Green told the country’s President Salva Kiir in talks in the capital Juba.