A borehole construction project has been launched in Manyang-Ngok county in Tonj, hoping to bring an end to conflicts arising from water access, thanks to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), which has broken ground to drill two water points in the remote villages of Akot Madut and Atoong, loc
At the beginning of every year, the nomadic people of Reziaghat in Sudan make the long journey south with their herds of cattle seeking water and places to graze in the areas around Aweil in South Sudan.
“What a man can do a woman can do!”
Those are the inspirational words from Margaret Idwa, the Torit Minister of Information, speaking at a capacity building workshop for women leaders in the Eastern Equatorian town.
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).
Young and old alike, they walk aimlessly across the ashen field, as if in search of something, yet nothing.
The shock is yet to wane: that picturesque view of a valley dotted with little brown huts and straw-woven granaries, buzzing with life… all that, now charred debris.
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.