Posts Tagged ‘South Sudan’

Meet the Iconic Women Behind the Sudan Uprising

Tens of thousands of jubilant Sudanese, including women and children, were seen marching towards the military headquarters in the capital waving the national flag, singing and clapping. These women have been at the forefront of the unrest that has seen the end of Bashir’s tenure. According to the BBC, an estimated 70 per cent of […]

Vice President’s Convoy attacked !!

According to reports, unknown gunmen attacked the vice president’s convoy in South Sudan on Tuesday and wounded three of his bodyguards, a government official said, underscoring worsening insecurity in the oil-rich nation. State Minister of Information, Jacob Akech Deng, noted that the First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai, who joined the government after defecting from the […]

FAMINE | $20m people face death in North East Nigeria

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has warned that 20 million people will starve to death over the next six months in North East Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen if support is not provided to mitigate the effects of famine which was threatening these countries. FAO’s Director-General, José da Silva, […]

FLASH| Plane Crash In South Sudan Kills More Than 40 People

A plane has crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in South Sudan, killing more than 40 people, officials said. Three passengers reportedly survived. The tail fin of the Russian-built plane and other parts were seen scattered along the banks of the White Nile river near the airport in Juba, the capital, on Wednesday. […]