Aug 29th, 2013
Given rumours in Juba about the authenticity of Salva Kiir’s signature on earlier presidential decrees, I couldn’t help but be curious about the five examples on the latest batch of presidential stationery. I’m happy to report that each of the chief executive’s signatures seems to have authentic, nat...
Mar 20th, 2013
By Unni Karunakara This year marks 30 years since Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began providing medical care in the area that now makes up South Sudan. Our first project was in Yei in Central Equatoria in 1983, where we delivered healthcare to the local population and refugees fleeing the civil war ...
Jan 5th, 2013
By Steven Wöndu I am recycling and article I posted in the middle of the year 2012 complaining about the health and security or rather, the lack of health and security in Juba. Today, we are beginning the year 2013 in a Juba that is even filthier and more dangerous to live in. I do […]...
Jan 8th, 2011
Jehovah’s Witnesses in a south Sudan town have been harassed and expelled and a place of worship was burned down after it was alleged they had told voters not to take part in a secession referendum, members of the sect said. Members of the small minority Christian group in Sudan said the sect w...
Jan 2nd, 2011
Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) expects a successful referendum in southern Sudan and an improved investment climate to allow it to double its branches there in the next five years, its chief executive said. Political stability and security in the south are likely to attract international investors who f...