Northern Bahr el-ghazal

Minister Akol visits Northern Bahr El Ghazal to assess humanitarian needs

By Hou Akot Hou National Minister of Humanitarian Affairs has visited Northern Bahr El Ghazal with partners to assess the situation and needs of thousands of returnees and refugees camping at Kiir-adem. He led a team that included representative from the International Organization for Migration, (IOM) and other humanitarian partners.[Read More…]

Government opts to revive lucrative teak plantations

By William Madouk Environment and Forestry Minister, Josephine Napwon, jetted to Western Bahr El Ghazal State to assess sprawling teak forests in order revamp and lumber it to generate income to the government. The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) estimated in 2007 that the teak, if sustainably harvested, could generate[Read More…]

NBGs forms committee to marshal funds for war escapees

By William Madouk Northern Bahr El Ghazal state (NBGs) has formed a high-level committee and sub-committees to oversee, integrate and marshal resources for returnees and refugees entering the state. In a gubernatorial order, Governor Tong Akeen established a 15-man high committee –dubbed as the ‘Sudan Crisis Border Management Taskforce’ to[Read More…]