Author: Achan Tonny

Kiir orders flags to fly at half-mast in honour of Burundi President Nkurunziza

Achan Tonny- 06/13/2020

Kiir order President Salva Kiir has ordered flags to fly half-mast across the country in honour of the late president of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza who ... Read More

Meet George Kenyi, traffic police officer in Juba everyone is talking about

Achan Tonny- 06/12/2020

It is 7 am on Thursday 11th June 2020 and the sky above the city of Juba is full of tumultuous, dark, ragged clouds. The ... Read More

Lual ‘Marine’ Akook buried in his home village [PHOTOS]

Achan Tonny- 06/12/2020

Lieutenant Colonel Lual Akook, who died following the fatal shooting incident in Shirikaat, has been buried in his home village in Warrap state. This is ... Read More

MB Law set to release an album after long break

Achan Tonny- 06/11/2020

MB Law is set to release a new album dubbed 'Wasulu" in the coming weeks, according to a source close to the musician. This is ... Read More

South Sudanese unite to raise money for quadruplets in Rumbek

Achan Tonny- 06/11/2020

South Sudanese around the world are contributing funds for a young woman who gave birth to four babies on Tuesday, June 10, in Rumbek, Lakes ... Read More

Bor Paramount Chief, Alier Aluong is dead

Achan Tonny- 06/11/2020

The paramount chief of Bor County, Alier Aluong, has died in the South Sudan capital Juba, relatives and close friends have disclosed. “This is to ... Read More

Former Deputy Minister of Defence Majak Agot recovers from Coronavirus

Achan Tonny- 06/11/2020

The former Deputy Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs, Majak Agot Atem has recovered from Coronavirus.  Majak is among the latest coronavirus patients who have ... Read More

New Sentry Report exposes South Sudan military leaders unexplained wealth and ties to corruption

Achan Tonny- 05/27/2020

“Making a Killing,” the Sentry’s latest investigative report in its Taking of South Sudan series, raises numerous red flags for corruption and money laundering at ... Read More

MP: Generals loyal to VP Riek, Taban Deng behind ongoing massacre in Ruweng

Achan Tonny- 05/27/2020

An MP representing Ruweng, Ayen Mijok said the two military officers should be held accountable for the bloodshed in the area. Read More

10 cabinet ministers test positive for COVID-19: official

Achan Tonny- 05/22/2020

10 of South Sudan’s cabinet ministers tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Minister of Information Michael Makuei who spoke to the BBC. The ... Read More

Madagascar president says WHO has okayed supposed COVID-19 cure

Achan Tonny- 05/22/2020

The President of Madagascar Andry Rajoelin says WHO has agreed to sign a confidentiality clause on the formulation of Madagascar’s herbal coronavirus ‘cure’. The president ... Read More

Girls express fear of being married early for families to survive hunger and COVID-19

Achan Tonny- 05/22/2020

As COVID-19 cases steadily rise in South Sudan, many families are raising the alarm of losing their income sources and facing the tougher battle against ... Read More

Shock as nearly 1,000 killed during Murle attack on Lou Nuer.

Achan Tonny- 05/20/2020

County officials in Uror say nearly 1,000 died including about 500 attackers during Murle’s attack on Lou Nuer. Of the nearly 1,000 killed more than ... Read More

COVID-19 Incident Response Team Manager: Many deceased people test positive for Coronavirus Disease

Achan Tonny- 05/20/2020

Many Deceased People Test Positive For Coronavirus Disease Says Dr Angok Kuol Tiir. Dr Angok Kuol Tiir has told Australian radio station SBS Dinka that ... Read More

South Sudan stops testing as medics go on strike.

Achan Tonny- 05/20/2020

Medical staff responsible for collecting and tracing COVID-19 contacts have gone on a strike bringing testing to a halt. The National Courier understands the staff ... Read More