South Sudan anticipates many more of its population to flee the country as Twitter doubles its character limit, Saakam has learned.
Another day and another new republican order in the saga that is South Sudan. This time Saakam has discovered that it has sealed the fate of the extended house-arrest of Gen. Paul Malong by making it official. And it is being described by the many spouses of the detainee as ‘denying him his human rights [to bear future baby Malongs]’ as the order restricts all conjugal visits unless approved in advance by the Chief of Defence Forces of the SPLA, a holy blessing by the SPLA parish-priest and the latest advice from the SPLA-appointed family-planning expert.
In what appears to be one of its first diplomatic moves as the world’s youngest independent nation, Catalonia has announced it will open one of its first embassies in South Sudan.
A recent Presidential Decree ordering the ‘return-by-choice’ or face ‘deportation’ of non-Equatorian cattle from Jubek State is said to have been erroneously re-issued and re-broadcasted, and the Presidency has come out to publicly correct that mess.
It has emerged that the United Nations Security Council this week has unanimously approved a resolution to create and rapidly deploy a 1,000-strong elite unit, of which Sudan has agreed to contribute 80%, whose sole purpose will be to protect the other regional forces sent there to protect civilians.