Koang Tap Gatkuoth has waited for years to see justice for his brother. But now, that justice has been delivered, thanks to a new mobile court in Bentiu, supported by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).
Korenye Ibone, a mother in South Sudan's Boma area, has an earnest plea.
“As a woman, I am not able to have children again and so do not break the peace that will lead to the killing of our children again,” she says.
The governors of Jonglei and Boma have called on the national government to start the process of disarmament as a definite means of ensuring safety and security of the people, while sustaining the recently signed revitalized peace agreement.
Sixty-eight children who were associated with armed groups were released today in Yambio, South Sudan, following an assessment and verification conducted by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Child Protection Uni
When the announcement is first made that the Shilluk king is on his way back to his kingdom in Fashoda, and that a courtesy call is being planned, at first, it’s just “another” story. As the day draws nigh and the excitement levels heighten, suddenly it’s all too real.
A newly-cleared mine field was turned into an arena for a big bang today, as the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) demolished a 100kg air-dropped bomb in South Sudan, marking its one millionth destruction of explosive items in the world’s youngest nation.