Lakes state

Raiders kill herder

By Yang Ater Yang A herder was killed in a cattle theft incident in Amongpiny Payam of Rumbek Central County, Lakes State, on Tuesday. The killers are suspected to be armed raiders from the neighboring Panyijiar County of Unity State. Five cows were stolen from the deceased, which were later[Read More…]

UNMISS trains police on investigation

By Yang Ater Yang A three-day training program to enhance the skills of law enforcement officers in conducting interviews, investigating criminal cases, concludes in Lakes state. The training also aimed at addressing gender-based violence, improving information gathering and case presentation procedures in court. United Nations Police (UNPOL) field office in[Read More…]

Unity State Minister faces impeachment

By Yien Gattour Mead Unity State lawmakers have threatened to impeach finance minister over failure to answer questions regarding the 3% proceeds from crude oil revenue. The move was initiated after the finance minister failed to show up on a previous summon to answer questions about oil revenue. After deliberating[Read More…]

Rumbek communities agree to coexist

By Yang Ater Yang Five communities of the Dinka Agar have agreed to Promote peaceful coexistence and share resources without discrimination. This resolution was reached after a five-day pre-migration dialogue conducted in Rumbek aimed at discussing ways to stop cattle theft and violence, including sexual violence by youths, ending conflict-inciting[Read More…]

Government, partners launch sustainable Wash resilient program

  By Yang Ater Yang Lakes State government in collaboration with the Centre for Emergency and Development (CEDS), has launched a sustainable WASH programme. Netherlands government funds the project through the United Nations Children’s Education Fund, (UNICEF), and implemented by Centre for Emergency and Development. The Sustainable Wash resilient programme[Read More…]