From street boys to the primary school in Kit

  By, Roy Carlos Zúñiga Paredes. Juba is the capital of the newest African country: South Sudan. Here, a kind of miracle happened recently. And though it could not be appreciated by all, those who witnessed it valued the event in its real import: 17 abandoned children were rescued from wandering around the streets and started the trip of their […]

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‘BUILDING PEACE TOGETHER’: ROUND TABLE DIALOGUES FOR SOUTH SUDAN AND THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

A ‘Round Table Dialogues’ for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo is due to take place in Rome. The forum, which is arranged by Solidarity with South Sudan and the Justice and Peace Commission Secretariat (JPIC), will be held at Pontifical University of the Urbaniana on 18th January 2018 at 4.00 pm. The ongoing violence […]

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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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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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