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  • Historic SPLM 2nd National Convention closes

    The SPLM’s historic 2nd National Convention closed on May 21 after seven days of deliberations, which witnessed the passing of key party documents, election of the Chairman and adoption of important resolutions. In his closing remarks, newly electe...
  • SPLM 2nd Convention unanimously elects Cde Salva Kiir as Chairman

    The SPLM’s 2nd National Convention, made up of over 1,500 delegates from across the country, on May 20 unanimously elected Comrade Salva Kiir as its new leader.The delegates gave the new Chairman a standing ovation and a brass band played patriotic ...
  • SPLM 2nd Convention passes draft Constitution

    Delegates to the SPLM 2nd National Convention passed the party’s draft Constitution on May 20, a day after they approved the draft Manifesto.The passing of the two documents, which followed the introduction of a few changes, opened the way for the e...
  • In pictures: Day Six

    Pictures taken in the morning and afternoon of the day after the manifesto was reviewed and approved. Images include shoots of artists performing, cde Pagan Amum in group shoots and other comrades in consultations....
  • SPLM/A Silver Jubilee celebrations set for May 21

    The SPLM/A Silver Jubilee celebrations that had been scheduled to take place on May 20 has been delayed by a day, SPLM Deputy Chairman Comrade James Wani Igga announced late Monday.  ...
  • SPLM Convention set to pass draft constitution, manifesto

    The SPLM 2nd National Convention was set on May 19 to review and pass the SPLM’s draft constitution and manifesto, paving the way for the establishment of permanent institutions.Over 1,500 delegates from across Sudan are currently in Juba participat...
  • In pictures: Day Five

    Photographs taken today on the fifth day of the Second National Convention of the SPLM. Today saw the arrival of Yein Mathew, an SPLM cadre who had been jailed in Khartoum; the review of the manifesto and much more......
  • SPLM delegates discusses draft constitution

    The 2nd SPLM National convention has entered its fourth day with the delegates now discussing the contents of the movement’s draft constitution. The delegates did not turn up for the morning session today because they went for prayers. However, they...
  • Convention set tone for national democracy…US Observer

    An observer of United States of America to the second SPLM national convention Friday said the movement initiative to democratically reorganize itself had set tone for the achievement of national democracy.“The New Sudan will be a democratic Sudan&r...
  • SPLM urges international community to aid Abyei displaced

    The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) on Saturday called on the international community and the United Nations to give humanitarian assistance to thousands of people displaced from disputed Abyei region.Government Southern Sudan minister of ...
  • SPLM holds SAF responsible for Abyei tragedy

    The SPLM has held militias allied to the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the SAF’s 31st Brigade responsible for the deaths of tens of innocent civilians and the destruction of property in Abyei town over the past few days.This came during a news confe...
  • SPLM 2nd Convention delegates review draft Manifeso

    SPLM Chairman Salva Kiir on May 17 adjourned the morning session of the party’s 2nd National Convention in order to allow delegates more time to review the draft Manifeso....
  • SPLM 2nd National Convention enters second day

    The SPLM’s historic 2nd National Convention entered its second day on May 16, as Secretary General Pagan Amum and others presented comprehensive reports to delegates on developments within the party over the past years. ...
  • Juba May 16th Celebrations postponed to 20th

    SPLM Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Convention Organizing Committee (COC), Lt. Gen. Wani Igga, today announced the postponement of the May 16th Celebrations, commomerating the founding of the SPLM/A....
  • SPLM represents the only hope for Sudan, says Igga

    The SPLM represents the only hope for the Sudan and its marginalized people, the party’s Vice Chairman said on May 15, reiterating that the SPLM stood for the liberation of the entire country.“There is no window of salvation for the marginali...
  • Kiir says SPLM needs clarity of vision as 2nd Convention opens

    The SPLM must have a clear vision if it’s to achieve its objectives, party leader Salva Kiir said on May 15, as the SPLM’s historic 2nd National Convention got underway in Juba. Kiir said the SPLM has a number of milestones ahead, including g...
  • Convention is for the welfare of Sudanese….Lagu

    The former president of South Sudan High Executive Council HEC general Joseph Lagu yesterday said the second SPLM national convention is basically for the welfare of Sudanese people. ...
  • SPLM seeks to win 2009 elections, says Arman

    The SPLM deputy Secretary general for northern sector comrade Yassir Arman Saturday tipped the movement to win the upcoming general elections due in 2009.  ...
  • SG Amum laments tragic death of senior SPLM/SPLA officials

    The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement Secretary General Comrade Pagan Amum has expressed grief over the tragic deaths in an air crash of senior SPLM and SPLA officials, saying this came at a critical time in the history of the country....
  • In pictures: Bodies of six air crash victims arrive Juba

    Pictures taken on May 3 at Juba Airport on the day bodies of six of the victims were flown to Juba, capital of South Sudan, on board two U.N. helicopters. ...