19 January 2012 - Pibor County Commissioner Joshua Kony today called for the creation of buffer zones along tribal borders in the strife-torn state of Jonglei to facilitate more effective monitoring of the movements of armed groups.
23 January 2012 –Hilde Johnson, the Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) stressed today that the best way to protect civilians in the strife-torn state of Jonglei is through military deterrence and urged the Government to d
18 January 2012 – The commissioner of the Jonglei State county of Akobo told a visiting team of UNMISS staff members today that a comprehensive civilian disarmament campaign can be implemented in the strife-torn state to restore a measure of peace and stability.
5 January 2012 – Upper Nile University reopened its doors today for the first time in nearly a year.
Approximately 5,000 students are expected to register at the university's campuses in Malakal and Renk later this month and lectures are scheduled to begin on 31 January.