22nd January 2020
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29 killed in Abyei attack

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: 1 hour ago

More than 29 people, including young children, were reportedly killed in an attack by armed men in the UN-protected Abyei Administrative ...

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: 3 hours ago

Fee defaulters vandalize UoJ

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: 6 hours ago

Leaders urged to meet 100-day deadline

Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

A state speaker resigns, citing gubernatorial abuse

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Amb Trott claims Eye Radio “misunderstood” him

The UK Ambassador to South Sudan says he has been misunderstood in a statement he gave during an interview with Eye Radio in Juba on...

Unconditionally release Reporter Ijoo, Torit told

The Committee to Project Journalists is calling for immediate and unconditional release of detained Torit reporter Ijoo Bosco....

MP blasts Chiengjiek over his revenge attack statement

A lawmaker has hit out at the minister of interior, accusing him of making incitive statement for describing the recent killing of a...

FVP suggests noose for rapists

The First Vice President has suggested adoption of the death penalty for perpetrators of rape and murder cases. (more…)

Ignore Mapel Ebola rumors – MoH

The Ministry of Health has dismissed media reports of a suspected Ebola case in Mapel, saying South Sudan is still free of the virus....

Number of states should be resolved by arbitration body – Mabuza

The mediation team led by South African Deputy President have proposed the matter be referred to a regional arbitration body. (more…)

New ceasefire takes effect

A cessation of hostilities pact between the government and non-signatories to the new peace deal armed opposition groups is now in effect...

UK worried about absence of gov’t soldiers at training site

A diplomat has raised concerns over the absence of the expected number of government soldiers at the VIP training site in Gorom, near ...

IGAD asks region to prevent more locust invasion

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is calling on countries and partners in the region to start aerial and ground ...

Taban seeks Kenya’s help in clearing his name after US sanctions

The First Vice President has said the Kenyan government should reveal the identity of people behind the disappearance of two opposition...

South Sudan sinks Eritrea in second FIBA Afro Basketball Pre-qualifiers

South Sudan national basketball team has beaten Eritrea in their second game at the ongoing 2020 FIBA Afro Basketball Pre-qualifiers. ...

Kiir, Machar call for more consultations on number of states

President Salva Kiir and the opposition leader, Dr. Riek Machar have told the mediator to once again consult other political parties over...

Lol state critic freed, awarded damages

A court in Aweil town has freed an activist who was detained for criticizing the state government last year. (more…)

MPs demand resignation of security ministers over rising killings

Some Members of parliament have called on the Ministers in charge of security to resign if they cannot contain the insecurities in Juba. ...

CECAFA headquarters to be moved

The headquarters of the Council of East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) might be moved to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia later...

Juba Stadium to be completed as planned

The President of South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) says construction of Juba Stadium will be completed within the timeline. ...

Legislator registers fears over Athiony oil facility

A legislator representing Ruweng at the Council of States has called for the shutting down of Athiony oil facility following an explosion...

Wau vows to fight juvenile gangs

Police in Wau town has vowed to apprehend gang members locally referred to as “Niggas” in the area. (more…)

Leaders expected to end number of states deadlock this week

President Salva Kiir and Opposition Leader Dr. Riek Machar are expected to resolve the issue of the number and boundaries of states as they...

FIFA retains 6 South Sudanese referees

FIFA has retained six South Sudanese referees on the list of international referees. (more…)

Gunmen kill university don in Juba

A lecturer at the University of Juba was killed by an armed assailant near his home last evening. (more…)

Electricians strike after electrocution incidents

More than four hundred casual workers employed by Power China Company in Juba have staged a strike over what they call poor working...

Armed cattle raiders kill two in Amadi

Two people have reportedly been killed by armed cattle herders in Bahr Grendi County of Amadi State. (more…)

Torit Journalist arrested for ‘disobeying orders’

A journalist working for the State-owned radio station in Torit has been arrested for allegedly disobeying orders to cover a news story....

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