South Sudan in Focus - Voice of America

Civil society groups in Juba are refused permission to meet and discuss the revitalization of the 2015 peace agreement; a South Sudanese flag-raising ceremony is postponed out of respect for slain American journalist Christopher Allen; and the World ...

Feature: South Sudan can be inspired by China's education: students - Xinhua

JUBA, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese youth who acquired university education in various Chinese universities said Beijing's educational engagement with the East African nation is vital for development of the war-torn country. William Garang Majok ...

US freelancer Christopher Allen killed while reporting in South Sudan - New Kerala

NEW YORK, 31 August 2017 / PRN Africa / -- The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by reports that a South Sudanese army spokesman today denied that U.S. freelance reporter and photographer Christopher Allen, who was killed covering ...

Ugandan Traders Return to War-Ravaged S. Sudan - AllAfrica.com

Juba — Ugandan traders have started returning to South Sudan a year after they were evacuated by Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF). This followed fighting between forces loyal to president Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar.

South Sudan: Family Mourns Death of Reporter Who Chose to 'Bear Witness' - AllAfrica.com

Freelance journalist Christopher Allen believed it was important to not look away from the worst of humanity. By the age of 26, he had lived up to his belief, covering conflict in Ukraine and South Sudan and sharing powerful stories with people around ...

S. Sudan rebels say overran key government garrison in Equatoria - Sudan Tribune

August 30, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudanese rebel forces allied to the country's former first vice president, Riek Machar claimed they overrun a key government military post in Central Equatoria region. JPEG - 11.2 kb; Rebel fighters hold their weapons as ...

South Sudan says will hold general elections next year - Sudan Tribune

August 30, 2017 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has vowed, despite the ongoing civil war in the nation, to hold general elections next year. JPEG - 51.3 kb; Information minister Michael Makuei Lueth (R) speaks at a media forum as presidential ...

South Sudan Gets Approval for First Energy Event - News Ghana

South Sudan Oil & Power 2017 takes place on October 11-12 at the UAP Equatoria Tower in Juba. East African energy ministers, international energy executives and local entrepreneurs will gather to discuss regional integration, infrastructure, security ...