Tag: South Sudan

Prominent South Sudan economist, 30 others pardoned by President Kiir

A Chinese lantern, launched by a 60-year-old mother and her two adult daughters in a New Year's Eve celebration

Pope wants to visit South Sudan next year, urges unity government

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wanted to make his postponed visit to South Sudan next year, and he urged the country's...

Church leaders appeal for aid as flooding kills dozens in East...

Vast swaths of territory are under water in the Horn of Africa, as a local Bishop and Caritas agency send out a cry...

Sudan rebel leader says government agreed to open access for aid

 Sudan has agreed to open humanitarian access to war-torn areas of the country for the first time in eight years as part...

‘This is our home’: Kenya islanders demand say in foreign-backed projects

Armed with maps, activists on the tourist island of Lamu have managed to stall plans for Kenya's first coal-powered plant as local communities become...

South Sudan: Trauma-stricken refugees continued to need aid

A Catholic charity has signalled its continuing commitment to providing help for trauma-stricken refugees from South Sudan – some of whom saw their parents...

Agreement for Peace coincides with Bishops meeting with Pope

"The Ad Limina Visit to Pope Francis begets miracle of Signed Peace in South Sudan", writes His Exc. Mgr. Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala, Bishop...

At least 19 killed in South Sudan plane crash

At least 19 people died in South Sudan on Sunday when a small aircraft carrying passengers from capital Juba to the city of Yirol...