Month: February 2018

The Minister of Information Michael Makuei said Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth is a delusional Minister, Economic is not booming

February 28, 2018, The Minister of Information Michael Makuei has said that South Sudan’s economy is not booming and wish he said that the “economy is not booming rather it is improving,” says Michael Makuei. Makuei was reacting to a question about statements made to the BBC by Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth who has insisted in several interviews

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IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan, Ismail Wais urged the UN Security Council to consider urgent punitive measures for violators

IGAD Special Envoy for South Sudan, Ismail Wais urged the UN Security Council to consider urgent punitive measures for violators of the peace agreement. Ambassador Wais was briefing the Council on the latest developments in the peace process including the High-Level Revitalization Forum. The IGAD envoy noted continued violations and fighting even during the 10

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Gov. Koang Rambang freed the killers of Gen. Mabor Dhol’s family and he is now heading to Nyirol

February 28, 2018, John Luk Jok advised Gov. Koang Rambang not to travel to Nyirol County due his involvement in a killing of Gen. Thomas Mabor Dhol’s family according to  a source in Walgak County. Akobo West, source in Walgak County of Bieh State confirmed that  Gov. Koang Rambang Chol freed the killers of the

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Lou Nuer members: Juba is killings civilians, where are IGAD and international community?

This is the 26/2/2018 news of the innocent civilians killing by Kiir and his allies targeting villages in Bieh State of greater Lou Nuer . The following are the one who meet death without clear reason why the SPLA of Kiir in Yuai attacked Muodit Payam and killed many in cool blood. Kiir armed walked

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An inside view of African diplomacy in the UN Security Council

JAVIER DELGADO RIVERA 26Feb 2018 t the recent African Union (AU) summit, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted that ties between both institutions have grown stronger over the past months. Last April’s first annual UN-AU conference and the signing of two landmark framework agreements — on peace and security and sustainable development — ushered their relations into a new era.

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Making the case for African investment in space programmes

SARAH WILD 26 Feb 2018 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS The first half of the African Space Strategy, adopted by the African Union (AU) in 2016, lays out the ways in which African countries could benefit from space science and technologies. That is a pretty fair representation of the reality space communities face on the continent:

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With the US poised to cut disease surveillance in Africa, could the continent’s own disease-tracking centre fill the gap? LINDA NORDLING

26 Feb 2018 3min RIGHT TO HEALTHCARE In January, the Wall Street Journal reported that the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is planning to downscale its epidemic control programmes in 39 out of 49 countries. The reason is that a five-year, US$600m disease detection programme is running out next year, with President

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Juba regime killed SPLM-IO commander Maj. Felix Likambo Faustino and wounded one soldier in Yei today

Press Statement 26/02/2018 This morning at about 6:00 am SPLA moved out of their trenches in Yei town and attacked SPLA-IO bases at Yankonye (5 miles Yei-Maridi road) and at harvesters (3 miles Yei-Maridi road.) and killed our base commander Maj. Felix Likambo Faustino and wounded one soldier. The fighting spread to the internally displaced

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Human Rights report: How Dinka destroyed South Sudanese community

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10216051227501767&id=1481563045     February 25, 2018,  Over 40 South Sudanese officials may have committed war crimes: UN report. More than 40 South Sudanese officials may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity, the United Nations said on Friday. A new report by investigators from the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan said

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The Sobat State government of Greater Nasir, is calling for indictment of Taban Deng Gai ICC for Nyatot incident

Date:25/Feb/2018 From: NyaTot Village victims Sobat State, Mandeng HQ To : ICC International Community African Union TROIKA Countries IGAD Countries Subject ; Atrocities Committed by SPLA-IG forces with the instruction from the FVP during NyaTot attack.. ___________________^^___________________ Your excellencies, We as war victims do hereby registering our petition to your highest offices to consider what

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