25th August 2019
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South Sudan to conduct audit on oil pollution

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: 11 mins ago

The Ministry of Petroleum is it will soon set up a team to inspect the extent to which oil pollution has destroyed lives and the...

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: 33 mins ago

Journalist Christopher released by NSS

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: 42 mins ago

Travelers killed on Yei – Juba road

Published: 42 mins ago

Travelers killed on Yei – Juba road

Published: Saturday, August 24, 2019

Finance minister fires National Revenue Authority Boss

Published: Friday, August 23, 2019

Special anti-poaching courts to be established

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MPs pass controversial 2019/2020 fiscal year budget

The Transitional National Legislative Assembly has finally passed the long-awaited fiscal year budget for 2019/2020. (more…)

Five killed in fresh military clashes in Lol State

Five soldiers have reportedly died as a result of fighting between SSPDF and an opposition armed group in Lol State. (more…)

IGAD-led meeting in support of timely formation of RTGoNU -CEPO

An observer at the IGAD consultative meeting says the parties to the revitalized peace accord have collectively agreed not to extend the...

Insight Security firm bosses briefly detained in Juba

Police have released two senior administrators of the Insight Security firm after they were briefly detained in Juba on Wednesday morning....

China donates materials for troops at cantonment sites

Soldiers at the cantonment sites across the country may soon receive food and shelter materials after the first consignment of the items...

Parties converge in Addis Ababa to discuss security and number of states

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, IGAD, has convened a consultation meeting in Addis Ababa for the peace parties in South...

Wau doctors on strike over “missing funds” donated by Kiir

Doctors at Wau Teaching hospital have reportedly laid down their tools in protest over the disappearance of funds donated by the President...

Kiir appoints first woman foreign minister in a mini cabinet reshuffle

President Salva Kiir has made a mini-reshuffle of his cabinet, placing a woman -for the first time -in the foreign relations portfolio....

Sudanese parties sign historic deal, Kiir affirms support

President Salva Kiir has reaffirmed South Sudan’s commitment to building stronger economic and political ties with the new Sudanese...

More newborns with defects in Ruweng

The rate of newborns with defects is on the rise in Ruweng State, an MP representing the state at the Council of States has said....

Kiir, Machar told to invest in peace and people, not positions

A visiting Israeli -American Archbishop has told President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar to invest more in uplifting the lives of their...

Chinese expert calls for training of local oil sector engineers

A Chinese technology expert says South Sudan should invest more in training its engineers so that they take full control of the oil sector....

Advocate demands 10% budget allocation to education

An advocate is calling on the government to implement the General Education Act which demands that all children in the country be given...

UK pledges more support for South Sudan

A diplomat has reiterated his country’s committed to helping South Sudan recover from years of conflict and underdevelopment....

Equatoria regional conference postponed over lack of venue

The National Dialogue Steering Committee has postponed the planned conference for the Equatoria region by a week over lack of venue....

“We don’t want armed groups by November” -Civil society

The South Sudan Civil Society Forum says it will collaborate with the church to persuade any opposition group that has not signed the...

Speaker urges armed groups to adjust to “new realities”

The speaker of the National Parliament says it is time the armed opposition groups realize that South Sudanese wants peace and the...

Two more bodies found at the Luri river accident site

Two more bodies have been found under the vehicle that overturned at the Luri Bridge during the weekend. (more…)

Four people dead, five missing in Luri river accident

At least four people have died and five others are reportedly missing after a passenger vehicle overturned on Luri Bridge, near Juba....

Cattle keepers and farmers to resolve “grazing rights” conflicts

The National Dialogue Steering Committee says plans are underway to organize a peace and reconciliation conference between cattle keepers...

HIV infections on the rise among armed forces

The South Sudan People’s Defense Force says there is an increase in the rate of new HIV infections among members of the organized forces....

Bishop Paride calls for forgiveness ahead of RTGoNU formation

Emeritus Bishop Paride Taban, is urging the peace parties to embrace the religious teachings of forgiveness and reconciliation ahead of the...

Kenya calls for timely formation of coalition government

The Kenyan Special Envoy for South Sudan says parties to the agreement should ensure that there are no further delays in the formation...

Freedom Bridge to last for ‘100 years’ once completed in 2021

The construction of the Freedom Bridge in Juba will be completed by July 2021 and is expected to be formidable for about 100 years....

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