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S Sudan records third coronavirus case

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: 10 hours ago

President Salva Kiir on Thursday announced that another person has tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number to three. ...

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: 10 hours ago

POCs are coronavirus-free – Shearer

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: 10 hours ago

ICRC set to help prevent Covid-19 spread

Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Covid-19: Kenyans mock S Sudan’s leaders

Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

South Sudan confirms second Covid-19 case

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IGP violates Kiir’s social distancing order

The Inspector-General of Police was spotted over the weekend violating the presidential order banning all public gatherings across the ...

Embassy airlifts Americans amidst flight ban

The U.S embassy in Juba says it recently facilitated a return to the US some of its citizens who were stranded in South Sudan despite a ban...

Covid-19: citizens to get free food

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs says it will, in collaboration with WFP, soon start a door-to-door food distribution in South Sudan....

Uganda confirms more Covid-19 cases

The number of coronavirus cases in Uganda has risen to 33 after the ministry of health confirmed three more patients of the deadly disease ...

Ethiopia orders foreign students to leave the country, including S. Sudanese

The Ethiopian government has ordered all foreign students who are studying in Ethiopia to leave (more…)

Gov’t orders Police, Military, NSS to cracks down on COVID-19 curfew violators

The government has instructed the Police, the Military, and National Security to deploy all its resources to impose curfew as a...

S. Sudan Red Cross deploys 1,400 volunteers for coronavirus campaign

The South Sudan Red Cross has deployed 1, 400 volunteers, as it launches an awareness campaign on coronavirus. (more…)

Covid-19: Kenya president, top officials take salary cut

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the Executive branch of the government will be taking voluntary salary cuts. (more…)

Kiir restricts visits to his office

The Office of the President has temporarily restricted visits to the state house, J1, over coronavirus fears. (more…)

Don’t attack curfew violators, soldiers told

The organized forces tasked with the enforcement of the curfew must uphold respect for human rights, a civil society activist has said....

Covid-19: Gov’t asked to release some female prisoners

A Network of Women in the Horn of Africa has called upon the government of South Sudan to release female prisoners who have committed...

Uhuru cushions Kenyans against economic effects of Covid-19

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta announced a 100 percent tax relief for Kenyans earning gross salary of less than Sh. 24,000 or $240 as ...

Kiir imposes night curfew, asks employers to have some staff stay home

President Salva Kiir has imposed a night curfew across the country for the next 30 days as preventative measure against COVID-19....

Chinese diplomat replaces Shearer’s deputy

The UN Secretary-General has appointed Guang Cong of China as UNMISS deputy head of mission, replacing Moustapha Soumare of Mali....

Sudanese defense minister dies in Juba

Lt Gen Jamal el-Din Omar, the Sudanese minister of defense, died of a heart attack in Juba on Wednesday morning, an official has ...

Yei visitor tests negative for Covid-19

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a suspected coronavirus case has turned out negative. (more…)

Covid-19: WHO warns against use of untested medicines

The World Health Organization has warned against the use of untested medicines to treat patients of coronavirus disease. (more…)

S Sudan bans international flights

The government has banned international flights as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus. (more…)

S Sudanese stranded at Elegu, not allowed to cross

More than 500 South Sudanese nationals are stranded at the Uganda-South Sudan border after Ugandan authorities officially closed its ...

“Law abiding” Justice Chan was poorly approached at airport – Ateny

The Presidential Press Secretary has attributed to the 'poor approach' the standoff between coronavirus screening team and bodyguards of...

Kenya suspends travel from any country

Kenya has suspended travel from any country, after confirmation of more Covid-19 cases. (more…)

Uganda confirms its first covid-19 case

Uganda has confirmed its first coronavirus case, the minister health there announced on Sunday. (more…)

SSCC criticizes ‘rebel’ clerics for rejecting Ameyu

The Council of Churches has criticized Juba Diocese clerics for objecting to installation of the new archbishop, saying he was appointed to...

Covid-19: Africa told to prepare for the worst

The World Health Organization has warned that African countries should prepare for the worst as coronavirus cases continue to increase ...

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