South Sudan News

Murder of driver in South Sudan stalls Uganda exports

By The EastAfrican A Ugandan truck driver was shot dead by unknown armed men in volatile South Sudan, Ugandan police have said.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

S. Sudanese militias shoot Ugandan truck driver dead

A Ugandan truck driver has been shot dead by unknown armed men in the volatile South Sudan, the police have reported.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

UN identifies South Sudan's mass rapists, killers and torturers

A United Nations report says its investigators have identified alleged perpetrators of pervasive rape, killings and torture in South Sudan's civil war - violence they believe was driven by oil revenues.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 20, 2019

iTax is a big step forward but has long way to go

The report shows that Kenyan businesses are now spending less time in filing taxes than their counterparts in Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Burundi.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

U.N. reports mass rape, killings, torture in South Sudan, seeks oil scrutiny

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. investigators have identified perpetrators of pervasive rape and killings and torture in secret safe houses in South Sudan, and believe oil revenues have driven much of the violence in its civil war, a report said on Wednesday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 20, 2019

South Sudanese refugees weigh tough options

By JONATHAN KAMOGA It was a Thursday afternoon like any other; 25-year-old Missmillian Kiden was at home in Kerepi in Eastern Equatorial, South Sudan together with two siblings and her grandmother when their village was attacked in early September 2016.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

UN urges South Sudan rival parties to respect revitalised peace

By Monitor Reporter With thousands of people once again forced to flee their homes because of ongoing violence in South Sudan, the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan urges the government of South Sudan and all parties to the conflict to respect the cessation of hostilities and implement the revitalised peace agreement signed five months ago.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Chinese investor dies in Nakuru

His abattoir, which roared to life in May 2016, targets countries such to China, Russia, and other far east nations where donkey products are in high demand Goldox, which slaughters 400 donkeys daily, sources the animals from Baringo, Narok, Kajiado, Turkana, West Pokot, Samburu, Kiambu and Nakuru counties as well as Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

South Sudan vows to end use of children in armed conflict

By XINHUA South Sudanese government on Tuesday vowed to end recruitment of and use of children in armed conflict as the country makes effort to end more than five years of conflict.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

The half year challenge: Counting the gains in ICT

After connecting 39 districts, 400MDAs in four regions of Uganda, New regions – West Nile and Karamoja, and new border points – Oraba, Vurra and Mpondwe will be connected to the National Backbone Infrastructure (NBI), opening up new international routes to neighboring countries of South Sudan and DR Congo.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 20, 2019