Ten killed as Christian college attacked in South Sudan

Residential accommodation at Emmanuel Christian Training Centre in Goli, South Sudan. (Photo: Open Doors International, 2009)
At least ten people, including five children, have been killed in an attack on a college in South Sudan teaching Theology, Education and Business, according to the Christian charity Open Doors International. Three guards and five students – one secondary and four primary school pupils – were among the victims . . . Read More

South Sudan’s fragile peace deal still threatens famine

South Sudan’s fragile peace deal still threatens famine
Three years after gaining independence, the rebel movement that propelled South Sudan into statehood has degenerated into ethnic bloodletting verging on civil war. South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has agreed to form an interim government with his political adversary, Riek Machar following pressure from the United Nations Secretary General Ban . . . Read More

Abyei Chief killed in UN ambush

The Paramount Chief of the nine Ngok Dinka tribes around the still-disputed Abyei region (between Sudan and South Sudan) was killed in an ambush of the UN convoy in which he was returning from peace talks about the future of the region on May 4. A UN peacekeeper was also . . . Read More