Herdsmen from the Amading cattle camp in Pachong in Western Lakes say they have experienced significantly fewer incidents of cattle raiding compared to the past dry seasons.
Emotions were palpable as over 200 officers of the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces and Sudan People's Liberation Army in Opposition filled the large auditorium for their meeting in Torit, aimed at consolidating peace in the Eastern Equatoria region.
“I lost my leg in the bush in 2004 during the SPLA’s war for South Sudan’s independence”, Garang Goch Garang says through an interpreter, referring to the former name of the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces.
Amongst her siblings the 4-year-old girl has been playing and sharing smiles as usual, yet something is terribly wrong. Had that not been the case, the girl and her parents would not have been here, at the mobile court in Malakal.