AU on post-conflict reconstruction and development

ADDIS ABABA, 14 September 2011 – Please, click here to download a press release from the African Union on its efforts towards post-conflict reconstruction and development among its members.


JoSS – Training of Support Staff

JUBA, 14 September 2011 – The Judiciary of South Sudan in collaboration with the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) has organized a two-week training programme for its support staff. The training will take place from 19 – 30 September 2011. Please, click here for the details.


Resolutions of the Economic Cluster of the cabinet on tax collection malpractices

JUBA, 13 September 2011 – Please, click here for the resolutions of the Economic Cluster of the Cabinet of South Sudan meeting chaired by the Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny on 8th September 2011 to deliberate on widespread malpractices in tax collection.


Twic community in Canada meeting report

JUBA, 13 September 2011 – Please, click here to read the report of the meeting of Twic Community in Canada which was held on 3 September 2011 at Calgary, Alberta.


Biogas project launched in Juba

JUBA, 12 September 2011 – Please, click here to read the speech delivered by Eng. Alikaya Aligo Samson, the Chairperson of the South Sudan Reconstruction and Development Fund (SSRDF) on 10th September 2011 during the launch of BioGas Project (1) at Gumbo in Juba.


President Kiir's speech at the Horn of Africa Crisis Summit

JUBA, 10 September 2011 - Please, click here to read President Salva Kiir Mayardit's speech to the Horn of Africa Crisis Summit held at the UN Complex in Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya.


Congratulatory message to the President from Governor, Lakes State

JUBA, 7 September 2011 - Please, click here to read the congratulatory message to President Salva Kiir Mayardit from Eng. Chol Tong Mayay, the Governor of Lakes State.


Congratulatory message for Hon Dr Peter Adwok

JUBA, 4 September 2011 - Please, click here to read the congratulatory message to Hon Dr Peter Adwok Nyaba from the Workers' Trade Union of the University of Bahr el Ghazal - Wau, on his appointment as the minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology.


Congratulatory message to Hon Gabriel Kuc Abyei

JUBA, 4 September 2011 - Please, click here to read the congratulatory message to Hon Gabriel Kuc Abyei from the Workers' Trade Union of the University of Bahr el Ghazal - Wau, on his appointment as the deputy minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology.


Conference announcement for Twic East community in Canada

JUBA, 18 August 2011 - Please, click here to read an announcement for a conference for the Twic East Community in Canada scheduled for September 3, 2011.

 


President Kiir's press statement on his visit to Ethiopia

JUBA, 16 August 2011 - Please, click here to read  President Salva Kiir Mayardit's press statement on the occasion of his two-day official visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, August 15th – 16th, 2011.
 


AU adds the 54th star to its flag

ADDIS ABABA, 16 August 2011 - Please, click here to read the official African Union Commission (AUC) press release on the Republic of South Sudan's flag raising, at the AUC's HQ, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


President Kiir's speech at the University of Juba

JUBA, 13 August 2011 - Please, click here to read the speech President Salva Kiir Mayardit delivered today to the students and staff of the University of Juba.


President Kiir's speech to the first sitting of the National Legislature

JUBA, 8 August 2011 – Please click here to read the speech of H.E. Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan, to the first joint sitting of the National Legislature and to the Nation.


Awulian community congratulates President

JUBA, 3 August 2011 - Please, click here to read the congratulatory message sent to President Salva Kiir Mayardit by the Awulian Community of the Twic East County, Jongulei State.


The SPLM/A Red Army: genesis, perception, stages, objectives and achievements

When the second war broke out in Bor town in Jonglei State on the 16th May 1983, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army /Movement (SPLA/ M) was immediately formed by the southern Sudanese who were disappointed by the bad governance by the Khartoum-based government. The majority of the former Sudanese army, intellectuals, students and peasants joined the rank and file of the SPLM/A. Among these were young boys who joined the movement voluntarily or were mobilized by the SPLM/A for one reason or the other.


This article covers several perspectives of the Red Army. It specifically seeks to answer questions like: What is the genesis of the “Red Army”? Who is the SPLM/A Red Army? How do people perceive the SPLM/A Red Army? How many stages of development has the SPLM/A Red Army has undergone? What were the objectives the SPLM/A Red Army was formed? To what extent has these objectives been achieved? What are the expectations of the Red Army from their SPLM/A-based government after having brought the independence?
 

Please, click here to download the full article.


Shortlisted candidates - Tax Director, Warrap State

JUBA, 29 July 2011 - Following the advertisement of the position of Tax Director dated July 19, 2011, the following applicants who are shortlisted are asked to attend in person the interview on August 7, 2011 at 10am in the Ministry of Finance Headquarters in Kuajok. Please, bring along with you your official credentials.

 

  1. Deng Col Muorter
  2. Fedelis Mathiang Tong
  3. Martin Mabuong Kuwair

 

Please, click here to download the official announcement.


Congratulatory message from the University of Bahr el Ghazal

JUBA, 29 July 2011 - Please, click here to download a congratulatory message to the President of the Republic of South Sudan from the University of Bahr el Ghazal, Wau.


Food security update

JUBA, 28 July 2011 - Please, click here to download the latest South Sudan food security update.


Republic of South Sudan on the spotlight in Canada

On July 9, 2011 the South Sudanese Community in Ottawa, Canada celebrated the independence of the Republic of South Sudan in style. Over 300 members of the community joined by their Canadian friends who congregated at Vincent Messy Park singing and dancing to South Sudanese revolutionary songs. They sang the national anthem with pride. Please, click here to read more.


South Sudan Agrometeorology update

JUBA, 26 July 2011 - Please, click here to download the latest South Sudan Agrometeorology update.


Message from SPLM-USA on South Sudan's independence

JUBA, 25 July 2011 - Please, click here to download the speech delivered by the SPLM-USA during the celebrations of South Sudan's independence in the USA.


Speech delivered by the Republic of South Sudan's diplomats in Canada

JUBA, 19 July 2011 - Please click here to read the speech delivered by Mr. Morris Batali, the Deputy Head of Mission of the Republic of South Sudan in Canada when he addressed other foreign diplomats who graced a dinner hosted to celebrate South Sudan's independence.


Congratulatory message from the Lokoya Community

JUBA, 18 July 2011 - Please, click here to read a congratulatory message to President Salva Kiir Mayardit from the Lokoya Community on South Sudan's independence.

 


Birth of a nation - article by David Mabior Atem

JUBA, 15 July 2011 - Please, click here to read the article.


Speech on celebration of South Sudan independence in Canada

OTTAWA, 9 July 2011 - Let me take this opportunity to congratulate all of you – all Canadians, all people around the globe, the South Sudanese in Ottawa, but in particular the President Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit, for guiding the people of South Sudan to this day.

 

Please, click here to read the full speech.


Nile Petroleum forms joint-venture

JUBA, 12 July 2011 - The Nile Petroleum Corporation has formed a joint venture with Glencore International AG, to be known as Petronile International, to market South Sudanese crude oil. Please, click here to download the announcement.

 


GOSS Press Release on the invasion of Abyei

JUBA, 23 May 2011 - Click here to download the press release from Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, the Official Spokesperson of the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) on the government's position on the invasion of Abyei.

 


South Sudanese in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada condemn militia groups

CANADA, 17 May 2011 - Concerned South Sudanese in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, have condemned the growing rebellion by seven militia groups against the Government of Southern Sudan. Click here for the complete message.


Speech by Mr David Mabior on peace building in South Sudan

CANADA, 27 April 2011 - Click here for the speech delivered by Mr David Mabior Atem to welcome the Rt. Reverend Abraham Yel Nhial, the Bishop of the Diocese of Aweil for a special dialogue on Southern Sudan in Canada.


Press release from SSDDRC

JUBA, 28 March 2011 - In the anticipation of the birth of a new nation, the Southern Sudan Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (SSDDRC) wishes to re-state its position in some key matters and highlight a way ahead. A Technical Committee is currently preparing new DDR Policy outlines, composed of South Sudan People’s Army (SPLA) and SSDDRC senior officers. Click here for the complete press release.


Gender minister's speech on International Women's Day

JUBA, 11 March 2011 - Click here to download the speech H.E. Agnes Lasuba, the minister for Gender, Child and Social Welfare in the Government of Southern Sudan delivered during the International Women's Day on 8 March 2011.


Speech of Dr. Machar at the Southern Sudan Academic Forum

JUBA, 28 February 2011 - Click here for the speech made by H.E. Dr. Riek Machar Teny, the Vice President of the Government of Southern Sudan at the Southern Sudan Academic Forum in Juba on 22 February 2011.


Condolence message from President Kiir on the death of H.E. Jimmy Lemi

JUBA, 9 February 2011 - Click here to read the message of condolence from President and the Government of Southern Sudan to the family of the late Jimmy Lemi Milla, the minister for Cooperatives and Rural Development who was murdered today, 9 February 2011.

 

This article was updated on Feb 9, 2011

President Kiir's message during the announcement of the results

JUBA, 9 February 2011 - Click here for President Salva Kiir's message delivered during the announcement of the final referendum results.

 

This article was updated on Feb 9, 2011