Pasqualina Usini walked from the village of Duma Bayam, located some ten miles north of Tambura town, because something historic was happening, and he wanted to be a part of it.
A bang is heard, and two children who have been playing with objects they have found drop to the ground, remaining motionless. The audience gasps, as an eerie silence follows. Between loud sobs, a wailing relative is heard asking about the noise as she calls for urgent help.
It’s a hot Friday afternoon in the UN mission’s Malakal office. Everyone seated around the table in the conference room knows that it is going to be yet another working weekend. The atmosphere is tense, yet calm.
As the deadline for the pre-transitional period draws closer, following the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Davi
The head of the United Nation Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and Special Representative of the Secretary-General, David Shearer, has completed a two-day visit to the Greater Bahr El Ghazal region, where he held discussions with local authorities in Wau on a wide range of issues, including the im
19-year-old newlywed Nyanakim Anguie Thon cradles her one-year old son as she sits in a room full of young women in Malakal. They are here to discuss everything related to peace and social cohesion.
A mine action field site is a sight to behold – on those rare moments when you can actually discern anything through the dirt-brown clouds of dust kicked up by the MineWolf 240 rumbling through the sun-hardened ground of a field in Kudwo, some 25 km from Juba.