Police officer Sergeant Nyayup Dior Thor is passionate about investigating incidents of rape and sexual violence so that the perpetrators of violence against her fellow South Sudanese women are held accountable for their crimes.
Communities in the Lakes region of South Sudan are being urged to end a culture of violence and revenge attacks so that development can take place and youth get the opportunity they deserve to access education.
Touching down in South Sudan, a high-powered delegation of 15 members of the United Nations Security Council described their flying visit as an opportunity to secure lasting peace in the conflict-affected country.
“Today is the right time. Immigration officers have to handle foreign traders from neighbouring countries with dignity and humanity,” advised Corporal Iwa Joseph Ben, a police officer at the Torit area police headquarters.
Words such as ‘boundaries’, ‘ceasefire’, ‘diversity’, ‘implementation’, ‘constitution’, and ‘democracy’ are some of the few that they struggled to spell out, yet the Aweil students seemed to be enjoying themselves in a spelling contest that also served as a learning forum.