Luris Mulla was in Juba, South Sudan when she came across an advertisement on television announcing the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme. Speaking to This Is Africa from Nairobi, Kenya, she said, “the fact they were offering mentorship really caught […]
Religiosity has been associated with lower alcohol, drug use and risky sexual behaviours in young people in the Western Cape.
The return of South Sudan’s opposition leader is likely to solidify the permanent ceasefire.
Today in South Sudan’s political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
Today we celebrate remarkable news from South Sudan. Meet Amel Ajongo Mawut, South Sudan’s second female pilot at just 20 years old. We wish her all the best.
Are new talks between Kiir and Machar a sign that regional and global pressure is paying off?
It’s not everyday we hear of a success story of a child soldier who ends up being an accomplished international entrepreneur with a thriving enterprise. Kerbino Wol’s story is an inspiration. Wol is a South Sudanese philanthropist and entrepreneur committed to building a peaceful society in his home country.
General Paul Malong has formed a rebel group in South Sudan called the South Sudan United Front(SS-UF). Malong was a former army chief in President Salvar Kiir’s government. The conflict in South Sudan has been ongoing for the past seven years.
After years of struggle, South Sudan finally gained independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011, and Africa’s longest-running civil war came to an end. But several years of conflict have resulted in a collapsing economy and undermined agriculture, leaving 1 million people on the verge of starvation. Will the world’s newest country ever get any better? asks Linus Unah.