South Sudan

11 children killed in unexploded ordnance blast in South Sudan

The accident occurred on Thursday in a remote village in Western Bahr el-Ghazal state, northwest of the capital Juba.

published on : 17th March 2023

Pope encourages South Sudanese, will raise plight of women

Francis was highlighting, in particular, the plight of South Sudanese women, half of whom are married before age 18, are subject to rampant sexual violence

published on : 4th February 2023

Women’s clinic in South Sudan to shut down; a casualty of distracted world

The U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan has said the war in Ukraine has led to a dramatic cut in funding for emergency medical care for people who have been sexually assaulted.

published on : 30th October 2022

UN chief Guterres appoints Lt Gen Subramanian as Force Commander of UN Mission in South Sudan

Lt.Gen.Subramanian succeeds Lt.Gen.Shailesh Tinaikar, also from the Indian Army, "to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his tireless dedication, invaluable service and effective leadership.

published on : 6th July 2022

First cholera outbreak since 2017 kills one in South Sudan

"The Ministry of Health would like to inform the public that the cholera outbreak has been declared in Rubkona county, Unity State," the ministry said in a statement.

published on : 8th May 2022

South Sudan judge demands testimony from army rape survivors

The trial for rapes and murder allegedly committed by South Sudan army soldiers one year ago at the Terrain hotel could be jeopardised if the victims don't come forward to testify.

published on : 6th July 2017