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South Sudan president steers nation to independence

Salva Kiir's reputation as the quiet man of Sudanese politics, with an eccentric taste in cowboy hats, masks a wily operator who...

South Sudan creates Peace Ministry in new cabinet

South Sudan's president Salva Kiir named his new cabinet, creating a Ministry of Peace as the oil-producing region prepared for a referendum...

South Sudan swears in first elected president

South Sudan swore in Salva Kiir as its first elected president and the former rebel is likely to lead the semi-autonomous region...

South Sudan’s presidential challenger launches Juba campaign

Lam Akol, the sole challenger to south Sudan's incumbent president Salva Kiir, launched his campaign in the region's capital, promising an end...

South Sudan’s Kiir begins campaign for president

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir toured the capital Juba on the back of a pickup truck as he launched his election campaign...

Bashir to back ex-rebel for Sudan president

Sudan's ruling National Congress Party said yesterday it would support former foe Salva Kiir for president of the semi-autonomous south in April...

Southern Sudan launches anti-corruption strategy

Commemorating International Anti-Corruption Day at the Nyakuron Cultural Center in Juba yesterday, Southern Sudan launched a five-year anti-corruption strategy for 2010-2014. The strategy...


Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...