29 Jul 2014

David Yau Yau head of the Greater Pibor Administrative Area [File]
Intellectuals from Greater Pibor have largely welcomed the establishment, late last week, of the Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA).
 
Three paramount chiefs of Aweil South county, speaking for the community of greater Paliet, have jointly raised concerns about a spate of incidents, some leading to loss of life, which have occurred all over the county, while investigation is apparently lacking.
FOPS in Aweil . [Gurtong]
local petrol and diesel sellers operating in the black market complain of being forced to relocate their businesses strategically located along the roads. They expressed their unhappiness with what they termed as ‘forceful dislocation [sic] from their strategic places’ of business.
irregular rebel fighters loyal to Riek Machar [photo courtesy of Reuters]
Local sources report that a group of rebels have attacked the small village of Mayom-kuol in Aweil North County, looting the consumable belongings of the village’s residents.
Warrap State authorities have said that the inter-state dispute over Nyinakok area between Warrap state (WS) and Western Bahr el Ghazal state (WBGS) should not cause panic among the citizens but will be solved peaceful by the two governments.
Upper Nile University students leaving the campus after conflict broke out in South Sudan in December 15, 2013 [File]
Authorities of Upper Nile University (UNU) have announced changes to the currently released time table for the delayed examinations which were halted in December due to the outbreak of hostilities in Malakal.
Executive members of BYU in Nairobi Kenya [Gurtong]
The members of Bahr el Ghazal Youth Union (BYU) in Kenya have called for the formerly detained South Sudanese politicians to return to their country to work for peace for the local population, or else join the rebel movement of Dr. Riek Machar.

 

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