Yambio, Sudan Newswire

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  1. South Sudan bishop analyzes conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Catholic World News

    In a recent op-ed piece in The Guardian , a South Sudanese bishop explained that the conflict there runs far deeper than a dispute between supporters to two politicians. "What we are dealing with is a conflict deeply rooted in complex political and ethnic divisions that didn't disappear the moment South Sudan came into being on 9 July 2011," said Bishop Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala of Tombura-Yambio.

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  2. Africa/South Sudan - Bishop of Tombura-Yambio: "Dialogue is the only...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Fides News

    "Language is doing much more violence, sometimes even much more harm than the gun", said His Exc. Mgr. Edward Hiiboro Kussala, Bishop of Tombura-Yambio in South Sudan, while speaking to a United Nations sponsored Miraya FM radio.

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  3. South Sudan top religious leader warns against hate speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    A top South Sudanese religious leader has criticized the hate speech employed by high ranking officials and their supporters to polarize the country, calling for solidarity among those victimized by the "smear campaign." Bishop Edward Hiboro of the Catholic Diocese of Tombura based in Yambio said one of the triggers of violence in the country is the manner in which people chose the language and words to communicate their messages.

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  4. Over 90 new Police recruits graduate in YambioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Over 90 police recruits, 35 of them females, have successfully completed six months of intensive training in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state. Police commissioner, James Monday, while speaking advised the new recruits to provide security and maintain law and order in the 10 Greater Western Equatoria counties.

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  5. S. Sudan activist criticize court's conviction of 12 over graftRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese Armed Forces on Sunday said it has completed the re-deployment of its troops along the Safe Demilitarized Border Zone with South Sudan.

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  6. Violence Raises Concern in S. Sudan's Gbuduwe StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Voice of America

    A local civil society activist in South Sudan's Gbuduwe state said this week that violence was on the rise in Yambio County. Ahmed Bashir said that over the last two weeks, at least four people had been shot and killed outside Yambio town.

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  7. SSNLM forces arrive to training site in Yambio countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Members of the South Sudan National Liberation Movement/Army have started to arrive from Tombura and Ezo counties of Western Equatoria to the training center in Yambio county, the state capital. The move is part of the implementation of the peace agreement signed between the government of South Sudan and SSNLM on 2 April 2016.

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  8. Reintegration and empowerment project launches in YambioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    A reintegration project targeting conflict affected communities has been launched in Yambio by the governor of the newly created Gbudue state. The three-year project, supported by UNICEF, targets women, children and youth who have been demobilized from the armed groups operating in Western Equatoria state.

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  9. South Supreme AN30 at Yambio on Jun 4th 2016, runway excursion on landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | AVHerald

    A South Supreme Airlines Antonov AN-30, registration TN-AHP performing a charter flight from Juba to Yambio with 36 people on board, landed on Yambio's dirt runway in northerly direction but overran the end of the runway, went past the road north of the aerodrome and came to a stop in a field with the nose gear collapsed. There were no injuries, the aircraft received substantial damage.

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  10. Chiefs in Western Equatoria need Hybrid Court to be establishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Over thirty chiefs in Yambio county of Western Equatoria state have criticized an alleged joint anti-justice statement issued by President Salva Kiir and his first deputy, Riek Machar, but which has later on turned out to be a unilateral decision by the office of the President without agreement with and involvement of the office of the First Vice President.

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  11. Ten youth released after detention by suspected SPLA-IO armed groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Ten youth who were kidnaped on Tuesday by armed youth in Rii-rangu who claimed to be under the SPLA-IO forces have been released after negotiations between the local authority and the armed youth. Speaking to Sudan Tribune , Joseph Lagu, one of those kidnaped said he was carrying a man with a boda boda [motor bike] outside a town when the passenger snatched the bike from him.

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  12. Yei River State authorities demolish "destructive" lodgesRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese defence minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk, has described as "cordial and fruitful" bilateral meetings for which he led a high level government delegation from his country to neighbouring Sudan on Saturday which June 6, 2016 - South Sudanese military intelligence officers collaborating with the national security service have snatched and detained at least two students at Juba University and drove them to unknown location, raising concerns for June 6, 2016 - South Sudanese defence minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk, has described as "cordial and fruitful" bilateral meetings for which he led a high level government delegation from his June 6, 2016 - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir has made intensive contacts with a number of his African counterparts to rally support for Sudan's candidates to several African Union June 06, 2016 - Authorities in Yei municipality have started demolition ... (more)

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  13. A couple shot dead in South Sudan's Yambio countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    A man of about 59 years old and his wife were shot dead on Thursday night by unknown gunmen in the outskirt of Yambio town, capital of Western Equatoria state, in Baakiwiri area. The information spread on Thursday morning in Yambio town that Rotto Zeni and his wife have been shot dead by unknown gunmen in one of their houses in Baakiwiri where they were cultivating their farm.

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  14. Assets distribution among three states raises concerns in Western EquatoriaRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday voted to renew sanctions on a number of individuals allegedly obstructing a peace deal in South Sudan, weeks after formation of a Transitional Government of National Unity By Tesfa-Alem Tekle May 31, 2016 - The Sudanese government last month has deported hundreds of Eritreans to their home country where they could suffer severe violations by an extremely repressive regime, Human Rights Watch May 31, 2016 - The Justice and Equality Movement led by Gibril Ibrahim said the Sudanese government isn't a party to the ongoing Doha consultations pointing the two-day meeting aims to reach a common vision with the Qatari May 31, 2016 - A high level government delegation from the newly created state of Amadi [Western Equatoria state], visited Yambio on Monday to claim from another newly created successor By Tesfa-Alem Tekle May 31, 2016 - The Sudanese ... (more)

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  15. Police arrest suspect over underage girl's prostitution in YambioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Police in Yambio, capital of the newly created Gbudue state, have this week arrested one young girl, aged 17 years old, and accused of abusing her fellow young girls by giving them to men for sex in order to get money for survival. Speaking to Sudan Tribune , Edward Gbaki, Chief Inspector of Police in Yambio county, said a community representative from Malakia in Yambio town opened a case against a young girl accused of luring younger girls, aged between 11 and 14, to men for commercial sex.

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  16. The international embrace of Khartoum's genocidal regimeRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan Thursday criticized the expenditure lines in the budget of the African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur , saying it neglects important aspects related to peace implementation, mine clearance, and May 25, 2016 - Sudan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Ghandour has expected a breakthrough in relations with Washington and vowed to resolve security issues with neighbouring countries.

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  17. Land committee chairperson shot in South Sudan's YambioRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    The Chairperson for Yambio county land dispute committee has been shot in Yambio town, capital of Western Equatoria state by unknown gunman. Speaking to Sudan Tribune from Yambio Hospital where doctors were attending to his bullet wound, Reverend Father Charles Bangbe, explained that an armed man with AK47 rifle entered his bedroom at around 10:00 pm and ordered him to sit down, then shot him.

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  18. South Sudan: Civilians Killed, Tortured in Western RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Humans Rights Watch

    South Sudanese government soldiers have carried out a wide range of often-deadly attacks on civilians in and around the western town of Wau. Soldiers have killed, tortured, raped, and detained civilians and looted and burned down homes.

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  19. Western Equatoria: Gbudue governor sacks infrastructure ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Governor of the newly created Gbudue state, one of the controversial 28 states in South Sudan, has issued a decree early this week, sacking the new minister of Physical Infrastructure before she could take oath of office. The state decree issued by Governor Major General Patrick Raphael Zamoi, read on government owned radio Yambio Fm on Wednesday relieved Jackcilia Ebere from her position.

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  20. 21-year old assembles FM station in W. Equatoria stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Andrew Atoroba, a 21-year old boy in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state has set up a radio station after several attempts to achieve this. The idea of inventing a radio, Atoroba said, was inspired by the conflict that hit the world's youngest nation for months.

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