Sudan and South Sudan leaders agree basic freedoms

Sudan and South Sudan have agreed a framework agreement to give their citizens basic freedoms in both nations, African Union mediators say. They have agreed to allow citizens of the other state to live, work and own property on either side of the border, and travel between the two nations. Analysts say deals have been…

SPLA committed to release child soldiers

The South Sudanese Army signed an agreement with the UN yesterday renewing its commitment to release all children within its ranks. The National Ministry of Defence, UNMISS, UNICEF, and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict signed the new action plan. Radhika Coomaraswamy, who heads UN’s Children and Armed Conflict division,…

SCONTRI LUNGO IL CONFINE, MONTANO I TONI TRA JUBA E KHARTOUM

From MISNA.org 27.02.2012 Stanno facendo salire i toni dello scontro verbale e diplomatico tra Khartoum e Juba, gli attacchi verificatisi nel fine settimana e tutt’ora in corso in alcune aree di confine tra il Sud Kordofan e lo stato di Unity. In particolare, le Forze rivoluzionarie sudanesi (Srf) – un’alleanza di gruppi ribelli in armi…

Feast of Saint Bakhita

February 8th  St. Josephine Bakhita For many years, Josephine Bakhita was a slave but her spirit was always free and eventually that spirit prevailed. Born in Olgossa in the Darfur region of southern Sudan, Josephine was kidnapped at the age of seven, sold into slavery and given the name Bakhita, which means fortunate. She was re-sold…

News about South Sudan

From MISNA 3rd February 2012    “Piogge inferiori alla media e problemi di insicurezza in varie regioni stanno contribuendo a una crisi alimentare che, stando alle agenzie dell’Onu, colpirebbe oltre cinque milioni di sud-sudanesi. Crisi reale, avvertono fonti della MISNA, al di là delle “inevitabili esagerazioni” di chi è impegnato nell’assistenza. A parlare di “due…

A real evangelical community!

We got this message from our sisters in Gumbo  (Juba) “We are a happy community…. we bear one another’s burdens ….. and also the weight of the others!!!!!!! Fortunately, Sr. Antonietta makes the weight of the community  lighten ”  and this is the photo they sent! The weight of Sr. Antonietta is so light that….. we cannot…

To be sign and expression of God’s love

This is the photograph that we sent to the organizers of the Triennial Evaluation that will take place in Makuyo from the 16th to the 20th of January.  It expresses our solidarity and care for the displaced people from South Sudan who are camped in the desert, waiting to go back HOME.  Our adventure becomes…

Welcome among us!!

This is the beginning of a shared adventure We wish to share with you  the richness and the beauty of our mission We are a group of Daughters of Mary of Christian or Salesian Sisters who share the same passion for the education of the young people according to the Preventive System, as Don Bosco and Mother Mazzarello taught…