Arriving at a partly run-down building just after 8 a.m. with files in hand, Bentiu’s new mobile High Court officials immediately settle down to their business of the day – studying cases they have scheduled to start on a Tuesday afternoon.
Emmanuel Kembe, VIP, Kawaja Revolution – all on one stage!
The unusual artistic trinity came to life in Malakal early this week, as they fired up a boisterous crowd at a peace concert fittingly called Malakal United.
Inmates at the state prison in Malakal have received a gift of medical supplies from Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan. The donation includes antibiotics, fortified malnutrition supplements and bandages.
Local leaders, youth and women of the Gak and Manuer sections in the counties of Aloor and Malueeth in the Greater Lakes region have unanimously agreed to end five years of inter-communal conflict that has claimed at least fifty lives.
As people gathered to commemorate the International Human Rights Day at Cuei Chok Primary School, I came across a group of seven teenage girls aged between 13 and 16 years seated with a 13-year-old boy. Attempting to talk to them, only the boy responded.
“If I take blood from any of you and ask that you identify which one is Dinka, Shilluk, Murle or Nuer, that will be impossible. Dinkas, Shilluks, Murlers, and Nuer – all have the same blood that unites us as South Sudanese people,” said Dr Agot Aleir Leek, Deputy Governor of Jonglei State.