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Kiir appoints first woman foreign minister in a mini cabinet reshuffle

Author: Daniel Danis | Published: Monday, August 19, 2019

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

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Monday, August 19, 2019

IGAD rejects ‘leaked memo’

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Why MPs should endorse Kiir’s jet purchase proposal

Published: Thursday, August 15, 2019

Why MPs should endorse Kiir’s jet purchase proposal

Published: Thursday, August 15, 2019

NSS detains veteran politician

Published: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Juba-Bahr el Ghazal road works stall

Published: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

UK pledges more support for South Sudan

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Kiir has “no plan to meet Riek” in Ethiopia

President Salva Kiir has no plan to meet Opposition Leader Dr. Riek Machar during the forthcoming official visit to Ethiopia, the...

MPs to grill Makuei over national anthem ban

A parliamentary committee is expected to summon government spokesman Michael Makuei to clarify the presidential ban on singing of the...

People reject Kiir’s “individual anthem” order

The presidential ban on singing of the national anthem has caused public outcry – with some people describing it as a "mistake"....

Latjor speaker voted out

The speaker of Latjor state assembly has been removed, in what some local politicians described as a “controversial vote” against him....

Let’s not rely on donors – Tut

The chairperson of the national pre-transitional committee or NPTC has discouraged peace parties from relying on donors for the ...

Allow citizens to voice concerns, gov’t told

Amnesty International has condemned what it described as a “cross border campaign of harassment, intimidation and attacks on ...

Why FDs rep to IBC resigned

Personal interest is the motive that changed FDs' position on the number of states, a former FDs representative to the Independent...

People want development speeches, not ‘SPLM ooh eeh’ – Church

A religious leader has condemned the government for forcing people to close down their private businesses in Juba on public holidays....

Leadership wrangles show S.Sudanese ‘love’ power – activist

Rampant leadership wrangles occurring in political and social affiliations are a serious indicator that South Sudanese are power hungry, a...

Kiir apologizes for salary delays

President Salva Kiir has apologized to civil servants for the failure of his government to pay salaries on time. (more…)

Why MPs are threatening Salvatore with impeachment

Members of parliament have threatened to impeach the minister of finance and economic planning over salary arrears. (more…)

Norway urges S.Sudan to reconsider decision to close embassy in Oslo

The Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador in South Sudan has urged the government to reconsider its decision to close its embassy in Olso....

Dr Lam urges parties to recommit to implementing urgent peace provisions

A senior opposition leader is calling for the demilitarization of civilian areas as stipulated in the Revitalized Peace deal, ReARCSS....

Kiir expected in Nairobi for bilateral talks Monday

President Salva Kiir is expected to travel to Nairobi today for bilateral talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. (more…)

MP says TNLA not against Finance Minister

A Member of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly says the MPs are not against the Minister of Finance although they refused to...

Opposition Alliance wrangling over ‘division of cake’

A new political power wrangling has emerged within the South Sudan Opposition Alliance, five months before a Transitional Government of...

Nyandeng Garang submits report on SPLM PB reorganization

The SPLM Political Bureau reorganization committee has submitted its findings and recommendations to the party chairman, Salva Kiir....

Parliament and Executive at impasse over new budget reading

Members of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly were involved in close door meetings today as various caucuses met to discuss...

Cabinet implore MPs to ‘first listen to’ Finance Minister

Members of the Transitional National Legislative Assembly are expected to return to the parliament this week to debate the new financial...

Kiir sends delegation to mediate political stalemate in Sudan

South Sudan has reiterated its interest to mediate the political stalemate between the Sudanese Military Council and the group representing...

EAC tables $111m budget proposals to EALA for financial year 2019/2020

The East Africa Community has on Wednesday presented for consideration, budget estimates for the Financial Year 2019/2020, totaling over...

Juba advised against closing down Oslo, Paris embassies

A political analyst has criticized the plan by the government to close some foreign embassies, saying it would hurt the country’s...

‘Our people are missing out on development’ -new Jonglei Governor

The governors of Jonglei and Buma states have pledged to continue with the efforts of addressing the root causes of communal violence and...

‘I will not rebel because of position’-Philip Aguer

The recently sacked governor of Jonglei state Phillip Aguer Panyang says he will never rebel against the government even after losing his...

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