Feb 16th, 2013
By Jacob K. Lupai A federal system of government appropriate for South Sudan is a view that is hoped to increase understanding. There is already an expressed fear of a federal system of government for South Sudan as too fragmenting. The fear is that South Sudanese will be compartmentalized into triba...
Nov 14th, 2012
By Emily Cooper,independent (GETTY IMAGES) Darfur and the DRC are two of the most dangerous places on earth, with armed factions fighting for control of territory and regular violent clashes. But far more dangerous than bullets is the silent killer of disease and ma...
In East Africa
Jun 7th, 2012
South Sudan has the fourth highest infant mortality rate in Africa according to a report published by the African Development Banks last month. Reacting to the banks Africa Development Report, which included South Sudan for the first time, Health Minister Michael Milly Hussein said his ministry was s...
Mar 27th, 2012
Deep in Warrap State’s wetlands, land that is used for grazing even in the driest season, the thickly wooded higher land, surrounded by rich marshes, once supported the homes of many families. Just twenty years ago, there had been homesteads here overflowing with milking cows, lush sorghum and large...
Mar 15th, 2011
Clashes between pastoralists of Yirol West county of Lakes state and agriculturalists from Mvollo county of Western Equatoria have killed seven and injured five, according to a local official. Makur Kulang Liei, county commissioner of Yirol West County, said that the five injured people who sustained...