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Politics

Nothing we cannot achieve as a region – Dr. Abiy

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Chairperson of the IGAD Heads of State has called on the region to exert more efforts in peace-building to create a safe environment ...

Author: Koang Pal | Published: Friday, October 11, 2019

Order renaming Maiwut health centers is “null and void”

Author: Ayuen Panchol | Published: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Ambassadors tasked with redeeming Juba’s image

Published: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Ambassadors tasked with redeeming Juba’s image

Published: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Lol State gov’t critic detained, another on the run

Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Impeachment dispute solved in Wau

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Public applauds Kiir-Riek meeting

Some members of the public have applauded the Kiir-Riek meeting, saying it should encourage hold-out groups to join the peace process....

Elia blames destruction on ex-SPLM members

The Minister of Cabinet Affairs has accused former SPLM members of having taken part in destruction of South Sudan. (more…)

Pagan, Malong, Cirilo form opposition group

Some members of the G-10 and former army generals have joined the ranks to “end the civil war by addressing the root causes of the ...

Kiir’s office acknowledges dismissal of NRA boss amid criticism

The office of the President has confirmed that it is aware of the dismissal of the National Revenue Commission’s boss by the Minister of...

Kiir directs Twic governor to resolve Mayen-Abun/Turalei wrangles

President Salva Kiir has instructed the new governor of Twic State to resolve the differences between the communities in his area over the...

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....

IGAD rejects ‘leaked memo’

IGAD has rubbished a media report that suggests the regional body believes Uganda is against peace implementation in South Sudan....

Why MPs should endorse Kiir’s jet purchase proposal

An MP says the national parliament should approve a proposal to buy a presidential jet as a thank-you to President Salva Kiir for offering...

NSS detains veteran politician

A signatory to the new peace accord has been reportedly detained by national security service in Wau State. (more…)

Juba-Bahr el Ghazal road works stall

The Juba-Bahr el Ghazal road construction has stalled as Lado County community demands some services before the Chinese company start ...

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....

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...

Why Riek Machar won’t repeat 2016 homecoming

An official representing the SPLM-In Opposition has rebuffed the government’s proposition for a meeting between Dr. Riek Machar and...

Kiir can only meet Machar in Juba -Makuei

The government has insisted that opposition leader Dr Riek Machar can only meet President Salva Kiir in Juba. (more…)

Troika expresses willingness to support the transitional period

The United States, United Kingdom, and Norway are calling on the parties in South Sudan to redouble their efforts to implement the most...

Kiir hands over Abyei Area dossier to Alor

President Salva Kiir has handed over the Abyei area dossier to a prominent area leader, Deng Alor, to follow up on the resolution of the...

Traffic police boss setting the public against the gov’t – Lawmaker

The head of the traffic police department is turning the people against the government by ordering an illegal crackdown (more…)

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...

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