DO THEY KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS?

By Bill Firman (SSS) – Christmas is coming. What it means for the people here is that they do try to get some new clothes and you will see many parading in their new finery on Christmas day. There are some toys for sale in some of the western style shops but few children will receive toys or games for […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: RIGHTS ORGANISATION ‘CALLS ON ALL TO ACTION FOR SOUTH SUDANESE’

South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy (SSHURSA), a non-political and non-profit making human rights organisation, has made a press statement on the occasion of the International Human Rights Day, this 10 December 2017, putting in evidence the human rights situation in South Sudan. The rights organisation “notes with concern the massive human rights violations in South Sudan” and “calls […]

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‘WHAT CAN RELIGIONS DO FOR PEACE ‎IN SOUTH SUDAN’, BISHOP EDUARDO HIIBORO

The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura-Yambio, Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, has delivered a speech at the Interstate Governors’ Strategic Intervention Conference that took place in Yambio, South Sudan, from 27-30 November 2017. Drawing from the religions’ teaching and traditions, the bishop called on everyone to make yet another effort to bring peace in the country. Read full statement […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: FAITH COMMUNITIES REMINDED OF THEIR KEY ROLE IN THE PROMOTION OF PEACE, TOLERANCE AND RECONCILIATION

A four days ‘Inter-states Governor Strategic Peace Intervention Conference’ is taking place in Yambio, South Sudan, under the theme “PEACE WITHIN AND ACROSS BORDERS”. On the occasion, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), the body responsible for monitoring and overseeing the implementation of the Peace Agreement in South Sudan, has called on religious leaders to be at the forefront […]

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