8th April 2020
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Army allegedly won’t allow IDPs to exit Malakal PoC

Author: Jale Richard | Published: 4 hours ago

Representatives of displaced persons at the UN-protected camp in Malakal say SSPDF soldiers have been deployed at the gate, preventing them...

Author: Jale Richard | Published: 5 hours ago

Activists call for expansion of COVID-19 action committee

Author: Jale Richard | Published: 8 hours ago

S Sudanese warned against xenophobic behaviors

Published: 9 hours ago

NS arrests 33 armed gangsters in Juba

Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

IGAD donates $100,000 for coronavirus fight in S Sudan

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Soldiers forcibly ‘quarantine’ IDPs

The internally displaced people at UN Protection of Civilian sites (PoCs) in Juba say have been forcefully quarantined by the army over...

No more in and out of Nairobi – Uhuru

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenya has restricted movements in Coronavirus-hit areas after 16 more people tested positive on Monday....

Guterres calls for an end to domestic violence amidst coronavirus fight

The UN Secretary-General is calling for an end to domestic violence as the world is fighting against the COVID-19. (more…)

Follow COVID-19 preventive measures, GESS leader urges students

The team leader of Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) has appealed to schoolchildren to follow the coronavirus prevention guidelines....

Five truck drivers arrested for smuggling passengers into S Sudan

Police at the border town of Nimule have arrested five truck drivers for reportedly smuggling people into the country over the weekend. ...

Stay calm, follow preventive measures, citizens advised

The government has urged the general public to remain calm and observe the public health emergency measures to prevent the spread of the...

South Sudan confirms first case of COVID-19

South Sudan has confirmed one case of the coronavirus disease. (more…)

Mayen hints at decongestion of PoCs amidst COVID-19 fears

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs has suggested the decongestion of Internally Displaced Persons' camps to prevent the risk of spreading...

Peace monitor pressure parties to allocate states

The interim chairperson of the peace monitoring body is meeting principals of the peace parties in a bid to persuade them to agree on the...

Gov’t will not impose total lockdown

The High-Level Task Force on COVID-19 pandemic says the government will not completely lockdown the country as there is no confirmed case...

Top gov’t officials, military linked to illegal gold mining in Kapoeta

A new corruption report has revealed how South Sudan’s gold mining sector has been damaged with corruption involving high-level...

TNLA committee summons Paul Mayom over police harassment

The Minister of Interior, Paul Mayom, is expected to appear before the parliamentary defense committee next week over harassment of ...

Citizens doubt gov’t is implementing anti-Covid-19 measures

Some members of the public say they are disappointed in the government for exerting “little effort” to combat the coronavirus....

Guterres calls for concerted efforts to stop Covid-19

The Secretary General of the United Nations has called for "an immediate coordinated health response to suppress transmission and end the...

Uganda to prosecute two S Sudanese for refusing to self-quarantine

Two South Sudanese who were intercepted at Elegu Border Post after escaping quarantine in Entebbe will be charged for violating Ugandan ...

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 ...

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 ...

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....

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