Saturday, January 16, 2021

Informing and Influencing

a Fair, Equal and Empowered Citizenry in

South Sudan

South Sudan Vice President ‘guards killed in ambush

Six bodyguards of South Sudan’s vice president were killed and two more injured in a road ambush on Wednesday, local media reported on Thursday. Their convoy was attacked near Lobonok, James Wani Igga's native village,...

Sudan Recovers $4 billion of assets from Ex President Bashir

Sudan has confiscated assets valued at $4 billion from former President Omar al-Bashir, his family members and associates, the country’s anti-corruption body said. “Our initial estimates of the value of the assets, shares in different...

Riek Machar, Angelina Teny test Positive for Coronavirus

South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny, who serves as defence minister, have tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Monday. It said that "a number of his office...

Kiir sacks army chief Gabriel Jok

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit sacked his army chief on Monday without giving any reason. A presidential decree announced on national television said Chief of Defense Forces General Gabriel Jok Riak had been removed with...

Sudan defence minister dies of heart attack in South Sudan

Sudan's defence minister, General Gamal al-Din Omar, has died of a heart attack while on an official visit to neighbouring South Sudan, according to the Sudanese officials. Omar was in South Sudan's capital, Juba, taking...